Peter Costello

Type: Person
Name: Peter Costello
Title: Treasurer
Date of Birth: 14/08/1957
Place of Birth: Melbourne
Nationality: Australia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Peter Costello
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Debate reignites over competition policy

Major companies across a range of industries have warned against new laws that could hold them legally responsible for reducing competition and squeezing smaller competitors out of the market.The government commissioned competition inquiry headed by Ian ... [Published Dynamic Business - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The ACCC Wants To Make Big Business Responsible For Smaller Rivals' Performance

In what appears to be a remarkable admission that its competition regime isn’t working as effectively as it should, the ACCC wants to make big business responsible for the performance of smaller rivals.The AFR reports this morning that at issue is the ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Business fights tough ACCC rule

Small Business Minister Bruce Billson backs a push by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission for a new "effect test" in competition law. However the Business Council of Australia warns that this would create immense legal complexity and an onerous ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Don't be fooled: the GFC required a strong response

A letter I received from Treasury contains some unpleasant home truths for Tony Abbott and his battalion of GFC deniers as they continue their austerity drive, writes Wayne Swan.This month marks the sixth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

It pays to be a media chief in Australia

_ David Gyngell at the release of Channel Nine’s financial report in Sydney on Thursday. Photograph: Tracey Nearmy/AAP When the salaries of ABC executives and stars was made public by the Australian newspaper last year, the leaked figures were meant to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Our young need a better future

BEING a pensioner I am fairly concerned about my future and the seemingly unfeeling attitude of the Liberal Party. BEING a pensioner I am fairly concerned about my future and the seemingly unfeeling attitude of the Liberal Party. But what concerns me ... [Published Albury Border Mail - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tinkler's race is run: former coal baron a nobody to Peabody

And that, as they say, is that. One time coal baron Nathan Tinkler's bid for a return to the big time is finished. That bid from the horse-racing enthusiast failed to finish. The screens are up.It takes some following, but Tinkler had announced in May ... [Published WA Today - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cockroach calamity for Camberwell restaurant patrons

The owners of a famous Camberwell pizza restaurant have been convicted and fined $10,000 each for serious breaches of food standards that included mould and pest incidents. The owners of a famous Camberwell pizza restaurant have been convicted and fined ... [Published The Area News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why Keating hits below the belt

Two developments have pushed me to buy into Paul Keating’s characteristic hitting below the belt in relation to Bob Hawke’s underwhelming appendage. The first is nothing much is doing on Wall Street, though the S&P 500 did sneak up 0.1 of a point. Second, ... [Published Switzer - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition Regains Ground Lost After Budget

Two of this week’s polls only have Labor leading by 51-49, the closest Labor lead any poll other than Essential has shown since before the budget speculation began in early May. Here is the usual poll table.polls late AugMorgan and Essential show better ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Costello backs Goyder against ACCC

Former federal treasurer Peter Costello has sided with Wesfarmers chief Richard Goyder in the debate over introduction of tightened competition laws eyed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the Australian Financial Review re ... [Published Business Spectator - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 8 reports

Australia's Future Fund Topped $100 Billion In Assets After A Stellar Performance In 2013-14

Australia’s Future Fund released its provisional outcome for the 2013-14 year yesterday which showed that the fund’s assets topped $100 billion for the first time at the end of June.“During the financial year 2013-14 investment returns added $12 billion ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Aug 04 2014]

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Qld Govt to split CITEC in half before sale [Published IT News Australia - 3 hours ago]
Debate reignites over competition policy [Published Dynamic Business - 21 hours ago]
The ACCC Wants To Make Big Business Responsible... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 01 2014]
Business fights tough ACCC rule [Published Individual.com - Sep 01 2014]
Scientists stay silent due to fear for their jobs [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 01 2014]
Don't be fooled: the GFC required a strong resp... [Published ABC Online - Sep 01 2014]
Team Australia: From Bad Fashion to Bad Politics [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 30 2014]
It pays to be a media chief in Australia [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Minister drops out of far right forum [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Our young need a better future [Published Albury Border Mail - Aug 28 2014]
Tinkler's race is run: former coal baron a nobo... [Published WA Today - Aug 28 2014]
Cockroach calamity for Camberwell restaurant pa... [Published The Area News - Aug 28 2014]
Playing the war card: Abbott’s big gamble [Published The New Daily - Aug 28 2014]
Why Keating hits below the belt [Published Switzer - Aug 28 2014]
Coalition Regains Ground Lost After Budget [Published Conversation AU - Aug 28 2014]
Will a friendless Medicare co-payment leave med... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 26 2014]
Why is fat mum-shaming a sport? [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 26 2014]
Essential: Liberals the ‘upper class’ party? An... [Published Crikey Media - Aug 26 2014]
Promise unfulfilled, but a dignified servant [Published Melbourne Age - Aug 25 2014]
'Patience' sees Future Fund top $100 billion [Published News.net - Aug 25 2014]
PROFILE: Elliot Costello |... [Published Wyndham Weekly - Aug 25 2014]
ASIC adds Laker to advisory group [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Aug 25 2014]
Wayne Swan’s Comprehension Deficit [Published Quadrant Online - Aug 23 2014]
Budget office says health not a long-term spend... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 22 2014]
PROFILE: Elliot Costello | The good son [Published Frankston Weekly - Aug 20 2014]
Only one treasurer spent more than Swan [Published Business Spectator - Aug 19 2014]
Peter Costello backs GST threshold reform, but ... [Published Smart Company Australia - Aug 19 2014]
Heavyweight appointments boost corporate watchd... [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
“You’ve been Facebooked”: Peter Costello opens ... [Published Appliance Retailer - Aug 18 2014]
Costello backs Goyder against ACCC [Published Business Spectator - Aug 18 2014]
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Costello: If we must be gagged before they help... [Published Andrew Bolt - Aug 12 2014]
Peter Costello puts it very well: Last Tuesday the Government announced proposals that, it said, would help… ...
One tax passed, but not a single saving. We hav... [Published Andrew Bolt - Jul 16 2014]
Peter Costello isn’t impressed by Senate negotiations that give us a 2 per cent tax hike on high incomes but… ...
The Bolt Report today, July 15 [Published Andrew Bolt - Jun 14 2014]
My guest: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Iraq.  The panel: former Treasurer Peter Costello and former NSW Treasurer Michael Costa on the AWU scandal… ...
BLASTING IN RETREAT [Published Tim Blair - May 19 2014]
Peter Costello – the last surplus-delivering treasurer – explains Labor’s pre-election scam: Labor said there would be an aggressive ramp-up in spending… ...
BLASTING IN RETREAT [Published Tim Blair - May 19 2014]
Peter Costello – the last surplus-delivering treasurer – explains Labor’s pre-election scam: Labor said there would be an aggressive ramp-up in spending… ...
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