Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - July, 2016
Research shows that in 2013, physical inactivity cost the world about $75.6 billion in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity.
Power firm cuts fire grants
WA’s Western Power has cut an $80,000 a year grants program for volunteer firefighters.
Tap habits not carried to phones
Australians are some of the world most prolific ‘tap-and-go’ card users, but are not keen on the next step.
Inquiry outlined, calls for another
A band of Indigenous organisations wants a different royal commission.
Mining money makes friendly links
A new report uses six key mining projects to show the cosy and secretive relationships between political parties and the mining industry.
Sims slams wonky privatisations
ACCC chief Rod Sims has unleashed on the damaging effects of privatisation and deregulation.
Advocates demand expansive inquiry
The Prime Minister will today table draft terms for the royal commission...
Detention gag challenged
Australian doctors say they will not be scared into covering up child abuse.
Detention torture response rising
Disgusting practices at youth detention centres have been revealed.
Small business switches assessed
Labor’s shadow ministry is keeping small businees as a high priority.
Big data to guide lives on welfare
The Federal Government wants to use high-tech data analysis to cut the number of people on welfare.
Second satellite to take flight soon
NBN says it will launch a second satellite for rural and regional internet access in October.
Unions rail on coal workers' cut
Unions say a scary precedent has been set by a FWC ruling involving Collie's Griffin Coal Mine workers.
Little remains from gas implosion
Governments have almost nothing to show from $200 billion worth of gas investment...
Report reveals Kalgoorlie chaos
WA’s Education Department has released a damning review after a horror semester at the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School.
Skills Minister pledges no TAFEs to close
ACT gag bill slammed
Public servants in the ACT have been banned from criticising the government, and will have to dob in colleagues that.
NT council takes big steps on breastfeeding
The Darwin council of Palmerston has voted in favour of putting “breastfeeding friendly” stickers and signs up in the local library and other government spaces.
Call for report on Airservices sacking
Big concerns have been raised with the planned sacking of up to 600 Airservices staff.
Innovation expected in renewed era
Some of Australia’s top minds want the new Turnbull cabinet to maintain its focus.
Obeid's legal worries deepen
Former Labor MP Eddie Obeid will soon defend a new criminal case over ...