9:29PM | Monday, 19 September 2011 | The Government has released new economic modelling of how a carbon price would affect the prices of everyday items such as milk, cheese and beer, in response to criticism and pressure from opposition that such a tax would increase living standards beyond a reasonable amount.
8:00AM | Wednesday, 10 August 2011 | Two thirds of Australian business owners still believe the carbon tax will hurt their business, according to a new poll, despite a general rise in public support for the scheme.
8:13PM | Wednesday, 3 August 2011 | A price on carbon will reward businesses that embrace the opportunities and punish the dinosaurs who resist change.
8:53PM | Monday, 1 August 2011 | Business loan balances contracted by the biggest monthly amount in June since September 2010, the Reserve Bank has revealed, as business sentiment remains at a low.
7:31PM | Tuesday, 26 July 2011 | The carbon tax, high Australian dollar and declining domestic tourism numbers will be a fatal combination for tourism operators, the Australian Tourism Export Council claims.
7:57PM | Monday, 25 July 2011 | A leading economic forecaster has downplayed the impact of the carbon tax on businesses, as a new poll reveals public support for the scheme has risen 6% since its details were announced.
7:34PM | Wednesday, 20 July 2011 | The coming 12 months promise a lot of volatility for business; but the economic uncertainty will present opportunities as well as problems for businesses.
7:41AM | Wednesday, 20 July 2011 | A price on carbon is supposed to make the big polluters unhappy enough to change their behaviour, drastically. But what about the smaller guys? BY RICHARD NICOL.
7:34PM | Tuesday, 19 July 2011 | The Coalition has vowed to block Labor’s $10 billion green energy fund if it is elected to government, saying it refuses to take on government debt to fund the program.
7:12AM | Monday, 18 July 2011 | Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is set to spend $40 million expanding its Virgin Active health club chain across Australia.