Breaking: Nine Entertainment chairman Peter Costello quits

    enJune 09, 2024

    Podcast Summary

    • Australian News DevelopmentsPeter Costello steps down as 9 Entertainment chairman, coalition plans to scrap emissions reduction target, multiple accidents leave people hospitalized, woman charged for fatal crash, Queensland budget cuts stamp duty for first-home buyers, Tyrone Wishart scores two tries, Oscar Piastri starts 4th in Canada F1 Grand Prix

      There have been significant developments in both business and sports news in Australia. Peter Costello, the chairman of 9 Entertainment, has stepped down following a confrontation with a journalist. Catherine West will take over. The coalition has announced plans to scrap the 43% emissions reduction target if they win the next election, which could negatively impact Australia's global reputation. In other news, a high-impact collision in Brisbane left five people hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. A woman has been charged in connection with a fatal crash in the Wheatbelt region that killed twin 7-year-old girls. The Queensland budget includes a new measure to cut stamp duty for first-home buyers. In sports, Melbourne's Tyrone Wishart filled in for the injured Cameron Munster and scored two tries in the Storm's victory. Lastly, Oscar Piastri will start from 4th position in the Canada Formula 1 Grand Prix. Despite recent challenges, both sectors remain dynamic and full of change.

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