‘Big stick’ energy proposal left hanging

The coalition’s “big stick” legislation to deal with misconduct by large power corporations won’t be debated in parliament until February. Labor succeeded in thwarting the government’s attempts to pass the bill through the lower house in the final sitting week of parliament for the year. The opposition forced the government …

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Survey clues part of cheap flights push

Tourism operators and business owners have been urged to get on board and work together in a bid to make cheap flights from Perth permanent. Qantas launched its one-year discounted fares trial on the Perth to Broome return route in August this year, but local tourism leaders have already pulled …

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