Stephen Cartwright

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Name: Stephen Cartwright
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Work for dole a 'political' ploy

One of Australia's most respected workplace economists says there is no evidence that ''work for the dole'' schemes actually work, accusing the federal government of expanding the program for political, rather than economic, reasons.The Abbott government ... [Published Melbourne Age - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Abolishing penalties would hurt the bush more

The loss of penalty rates would have a disproportionate effect on retail workers in rural and regional areas, leaving them up to $111 million worse off, a new study has found.The study by the McKell Institute found that if penalty rates were cut, rural ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senate amendments put NSW in a state of double jeopardy

The state's peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber, has called on senators to pass the Federal Government's Asset Recycling Fund Bill and vote down the duplicative and unnecessary amendments proposed by Labor and the Greens."These proposed ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Top award shines spotlight on small business

Eight of Sydney’s leading small businesses were celebrating after being named finalists in a business excellence award sponsored by the City of Sydney.The ‘Excellence in Small Business’ category of the New South Wales Business Chamber’s South East ... [Published Get Living - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

NSW Chamber to speak on state of the State

IN the lead-up to the next election, the peak body for NSW businesses will push to ensure the state government delivers on its latest promises. IN the lead-up to the next election, the peak body for NSW businesses will push to ensure the state government ... [Published Port Macquarie News - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed HSC review a positive step

The state's peak business organisation, the NSW Business Chamber, has welcomed the commitment by the NSW Opposition to review post year 10 education and training should they win Government next year, but warned that plans to reverse reforms to TAFE would ... [Published Noodls - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

NSW to net $1.72bn from power station sale

The NSW government has agreed to sell Macquarie Generation to AGL Energy. Source: AAPTHE NSW government's bid to net $1.72 billion from the sale of two coal-fired power stations to AGL Energy is now in the hands of the competition watchdog.NSW Treasurer ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 12 2014]

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"these proposed amendments put nsw in a state of political double jeopardy" said Stephen Cartwright, CEO of the NSW Business Chamber
"the nsw hsc has not been reviewed since 1996 and is failing to meet the education and training needs of students who are not looking to head on to university" said Stephen Cartwright, CEO of the NSW Business Chamber

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Work for dole a 'political' ploy [Published Melbourne Age - 12 hours ago]
Abolishing penalties would hurt the bush more [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 26 2014]
Senate amendments put NSW in a state of double ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Top award shines spotlight on small business [Published Get Living - Jun 27 2014]
NSW Chamber to speak on state of the State [Published Port Macquarie News - Jun 22 2014]
Proposed HSC review a positive step [Published Noodls - Jun 19 2014]
NSW to net $1.72bn from power station sale [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 12 2014]
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