Andrew Forrest

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Name: Andrew Forrest
First reported 22 mins ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Indigenous jobs program may face cuts after 'comprehensive failure'

Andrew Forrest, centre, with Indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion, right, in August. Photograph: Nikki Short/AAPA program aimed at helping Indigenous people in remote areas gain jobs could lose funding as the government moves to overhaul the program ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 22 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

The economic and social benefits of increasing Indigenous employment

Using the latest available data and research, this paper provides estimates of the likely economic and social benefits of increasing Indigenous employment to the same level as in the non-Indigenous population.IntroductionRelatively low rates of employment ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Leaders snubbed for meeting with Forrest

So much for consulting with First Nations People over Andrew Forrest's controversial "Creating Parity" report, says the First Nations People of South Australia. When Mr Forrest and his assistant author of the report, Professor Marcia Langton arrived in ... [Published National Indigenous Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Stokes, Forrest ponder Apache (The West Australian)

Apache's Varanus Island projectBillionaires Andrew Forrest and Kerry Stokes are understood to have joined the race to buy Apache's WA gas business as they battle front runner Woodside Petroleum for the spoils.Industry sources say Mr Stokes' Seven Group ... [Published West Australian - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fortescue Metals cuts $5bn debt

Andrew Forrest, Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, which has slashed debt from a high of $12.9 billion to $7.8 billion. Source: News Corp Australia BILLIONAIRE Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group has bulldozed its debt, bringing borrowings ... [Published Perth Now - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling poverty is on the cards

The Federal Government should act now to replace cash handouts with prepaid debit cards for all of those welfare recipients who waste their money, writes Tom Elliott. Source: Supplied POVERTY remains a problem in Australia. That is despite an ever-increasing ... [Published Herald Sun - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

BeefEx: Beef can learn from mining, says Andrew Forrest

[embedded content]Australia’s cattle industry can learn from the mining sector’s approach of proactively addressing issues and diffusing the criticism of detractors, Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, told last week’s BeefEx conference on the Gold Coast via a video ... [Published Beef Central - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fortescue Metals Group Limited plunges: should you be worried?

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) has been extremely volatile of late, giving shareholders some nervous days when intraday losses tallied over 10%. This week has been no exception, on Tuesday the company’s share price was over 10% higher intraday ... [Published Motley Fool - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Useless courses you’re paying for

Source: ALMOST three quarters of unemployed Australians sent to a taxpayer funded training course last year remained jobless three months later. The data exposes the extent to which taxpayers have been funding useless training courses which are not helping ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Showing your spending doesn't mean showing your wealth

SO you want to be rich? Or at least have a comfortable retirement? SO you want to be rich? Or at least have a comfortable retirement? With little in the way of real financial education in our schools, where do you start?You might look at those around ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

PRESS DIGEST-Australian News - Oct 16

has not verified these stories and does not vouch fortheir accuracy.THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW (www.afr.comCFOs confident but want budget sortedhttp://bit.ly/ZEGD3sFears $15m visa will inflate property priceshttp://bit.ly/1CnnOyeRio hits back at ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

27 recommendations give a blueprint to end disparity

Print EmailAustralian Broadcasting CorporationBroadcast: 15/10/2014 Andrew (Twiggy) Forrest discusses his plan to tackle indigenous disadvantage.TranscriptDo you have a comment or a story idea? Get in touch with the Lateline team by clicking here . ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 15 2014]

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Indigenous jobs program may face cuts after 'co... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 22 mins ago]
The economic and social benefits of increasing ... [Published Australian Policy Online - 2 hours ago]
Leaders snubbed for meeting with Forrest [Published National Indigenous Times - 4 hours ago]
Dallas as Ground Zero for Ebola Anxiety [Published National Geographic - Oct 19 2014]
Stokes, Forrest ponder Apache (The West Austral... [Published West Australian - Oct 19 2014]
Fortescue Metals cuts $5bn debt [Published Perth Now - Oct 18 2014]
Tackling poverty is on the cards [Published Herald Sun - Oct 17 2014]
BeefEx: Beef can learn from mining, says Andrew... [Published Beef Central - Oct 17 2014]
Fortescue Metals Group Limited plunges: should ... [Published Motley Fool - Oct 16 2014]
Useless courses you’re paying for [Published NEWS.com.au - Oct 16 2014]
Showing your spending doesn't mean showing your... [Published Newcastle Herald - Oct 16 2014]
PRESS DIGEST-Australian News - Oct 16 [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 15 2014]
27 recommendations give a blueprint to end disp... [Published ABC Online - Oct 15 2014]
Secrets of the millionaire next door [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 14 2014]
Relief for iron ore miners (The West Australian) [Published West Australian - Oct 14 2014]
Australian mining magnate and beef producer And... [Published EFeedLink - Oct 13 2014]
Fortescue Metals Group Limited surges more than... [Published Motley Fool - Oct 13 2014]
Young people of Taiwan and Hong Kong refusing t... [Published WA Today - Oct 10 2014]
Why Glencore should take out Fortescue Moneyweb [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 10 2014]
Poseidon raises $30m in placement (The West Aus... [Published West Australian - Oct 10 2014]
Poseidon completes $30m capital raising, eyes d... [Published Herald Sun - Oct 10 2014]
Forrest plan a 'social experiment' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
BHP eyes offtakes as it readies Nickel West for... [Published Australian Journal of Mining - Oct 09 2014]
Faces of BeefEx [Published Beef Central - Oct 08 2014]
Law’s mediations: the shifting definitions of t... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 08 2014]
Andrew Forrest’s ‘social solution’ misunderstan... [Published National Indigenous Times - Oct 08 2014]
How Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest has lost $2.9 billi... [Published Motley Fool - Oct 08 2014]
Government that ignores evidence sets up welfar... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 07 2014]
Board to death: Our fat, dumb corporations are ... [Published Business Spectator - Oct 06 2014]
Former minister urges caution on cashless welfa... [Published ABC Online - Oct 06 2014]
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Poseidon Nickel gains loan extension from Andre... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Sep 17 2014]
Poseidon Nickel  ( ASX:POS ) has gained an extension to repay its $8 million loan facility with Andrew Forrest's Minderoo Foundation until 1 April 2015 from the current 1 October 2014.This is a vote of confidence from Andrew Forrest and will provide ...
Forget consistency. Fix real problems, one at a... [Published Andrew Bolt - Aug 01 2014]
Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest explains why all working-age people on welfare - and not just Aborigines in dysfunctional communities - should be banned from… ...
There is no jail. Just a dysfunctional culture [Published Andrew Bolt - Jul 31 2014]
This kind of language is poison:Mining magnate Andrew Forrest ... told The Australian that… ...
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