Ian Harper

Type: Person
Name: Ian Harper
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Harper and Hewson to address the challenges facing small business at Summit

PROFESSOR Ian Harper , chair of the Abbott Government’s Competition Policy Review and Dr John Hewson AM , former Liberal Party and federal opposition leader, will speak about the challenges facing small business, and discuss plans for the future with ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vertigan NBN review panel to miss deadline: report

The independent NBN review panel led by former Victorian Treasury official Michael Vertigan has handed down its first report to the Coalition but its other two reports may not be delivered on time.According to The Australian Financial Review , the Vertigan ... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Adversarial politics could give consumers an electric shock

Of all the reviews being conducted on energy-related matters at present, the one about national competition policy chaired by Ian Harper may turn out to have the most oomph.This ‘son of Hilmer exercise’ -- the 1990s report from Fred Hilmer having been ... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

'Plan A' Doesn't Have To Be Uni For A*-C Students

As graduates return home with around £40,000 of debt, a Buckinghamshire company say it doesn't need ot be that way.ATG Training say apprenticeships are often shunned by students who get A* to C grades at A Level, but that training could be an alternative ... [Published Mix 96 - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Wrapping the NBN in cotton wool

Advocates for competitive, fair and open markets have taken a sledgehammer to the anti-competitive shield surrounding the National Broadband Network (NBN). The company building the network, NBN Co, has been given legislative protection that is unsurpassed ... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Commercial access to health, education

The push for greater competition in traditionally publicly-funded sectors such as health, aged care and education is supported by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission. The Government's competition policy inquiry is looking into whether increased ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Global economist to speak on Australian economy

Leading economist and Harvard Professor Dale W. Jorgenson will discuss Australia’s position in the world economy at a public lecture on 8 July.Academics, students and government and business representatives are invited to the 24 th Colin Clark Memorial ... [Published University of Queensland - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Keep monopoly or make network expensive, NBN Co warns

Eight steps to building an HP BladeSystemAustralia doesn't need to revise its telecomms competition policy, says NBN Co – except if the policy is interpreted as allowing infrastructure-based competition to its national network.That's the conundrum the ... [Published The Register - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Leave insurance to the insurers, ICA says

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has called for an end to state and territory governments’ underwriting of statutory insurance such as workers’ compensation and compulsory third party (CTP).Its submission to the Federal Government’s Competition ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

COSBOA calls on Coles and Woolworths to voluntarily divest to let Australian innovation flourish

THE Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) has called on major retailers Coles and Woolworths to voluntarily divest in order to free up competition and innovation in Australia.The call comes as part of COSBOA’s submission to the Harper Review – ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

To those who gave so much

That generation we know who they are they fought for us near they fought for us far.That generation selfless and brave we owe them so much for all that they gave That generation we should never neglect the men and the women we should always respect.That ... [Published St. Helens Star - Jun 26 2014]
Entities: Ian Harper, Memory
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Abbott's competition review chief pulls out of Liberal party fundraiser

Ian Harper, an economist, heads the government's review into competition policy. Photograph: /AAP The economist leading the government's competition policy review has pulled out of a budget-day Liberal party fundraiser after the opposition warned the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 07 2014]

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Harper and Hewson to address the challenges fac... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - 16 hours ago]
The IT Pricing Inquiry: One Year On, And Nothin... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jul 29 2014]
Turning NBN Co into another Telstra [Published Business Spectator - Jul 25 2014]
Vertigan NBN review panel to miss deadline: report [Published Business Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
Adversarial politics could give consumers an el... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 21 2014]
'Plan A' Doesn't Have To Be Uni For A*-C Students [Published Mix 96 - Jul 18 2014]
Government consults on the extension of unfair ... [Published Herbert Smith LLP - Jul 18 2014]
Wrapping the NBN in cotton wool [Published Business Spectator - Jul 17 2014]
ACCC needs to be regulated: Vertigan panel [Published Business Spectator - Jul 16 2014]
Commercial access to health, education [Published Individual.com - Jul 08 2014]
Global economist to speak on Australian economy [Published University of Queensland - Jul 04 2014]
Keep monopoly or make network expensive, NBN Co... [Published The Register - Jul 01 2014]
No competition policy reform needed: NBN Co [Published ZDNet - Jul 01 2014]
Leave insurance to the insurers, ICA says [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Jun 30 2014]
COSBOA calls on Coles and Woolworths to volunta... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
To those who gave so much [Published St. Helens Star - Jun 26 2014]
Thames Valley Training Provider ATG Training Ca... [Published PRWeb - Jun 25 2014]
Vodafone, Optus demand fair competition [Published ZDNet - Jun 25 2014]
Better competition will ease costs: govt [Published Townsville Bulletin - May 09 2014]
Abbott's competition review chief pulls out of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 07 2014]
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