Sunday Mar 2
COLUMN-Vitol gets more than it wants with Shell Australia deal: Clyde Russell
It's relatively easy to see Royal Dutch Shell's motivation in selling its Australian refinery and retail network, but somewhat more difficult to work out Vitol SA's reasons for buying.
Bill Shorten cherrypicking manufacturing job loss figures
In an interview on the ABC's 7.30 program on February 10, Mr Shorten said : "The Abbott Government thinks manufacturing's too hard.
Tony Briffa resigns from Council to focus on human rights
Former Hobson's Bay mayor and local councillor Tony Briffa has resigned from the council after six years in public service.
Alcoa ready to join exit queue
Alcoa is now expected to fast-track its decision on whether to close its Geelong aluminium smelter within days of Toyota saying this week it would end car production at Altona.
Small business ponder their future as Toyota slams the brakes
Toyota has told parts suppliers that it wants to maintain a quality product right up until the last cars roll off the Altona production line in 2017.