Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - June, 2017
New ABS data shows Australians have never been wealthier, but welfare groups say there is a growing divide.
ATO accepts pay deal
Public servants at the Australian Taxation Office have voted to accept a new pay deal.
Snapshot shows changing nation
Experts have highlighted a number of interesting points in the Census ...
'Pink collar' stereotypes outlined
Research suggests men working in fields typically considered to be female-dominated are vulnerable to negative gender stereotypes.
Email arrest in union fight
A construction company manager has been arrested amid a war between builders and unions in Victoria.
Minister responds to aged-care scandal
The Federal Aged Care Minister has responded to reports of exploitation at retirement villages ...
Liberal site for 'woke generation'
Australia’s Liberal party has launched a new website modelled after rival campaigning organisations such as Getup!.
Schooling central to Indigenous gaps
Experts say closing the Indigenous education gap would improve health outcomes as well.
Virtual homelessness misses mark
The CEO Sleepout charity has introduced a virtual reality homelessness experience.
Big fraud trial starts
Legal action is beginning after 10 people were arrested and charged with tax fraud worth $144 million.
SA budget hacks at banks
South Australia’s 2017/18 budget includes new taxes on banks and foreign investors.
STEM stereotypes hurt
A new study says masculine stereotypes of STEM subjects corrupt the self-concept of female students and their career aspirations.
'Robo-debt' flaws exposed
A Senate inquiry has called for a reassessment of debts from Centrelink’s controversial debt recovery ...
Societal risks largely missed
A new study warns Australia has drastically underestimated the threat of climate change.
Cash backs Aerocare claims
Michaelia Cash has joined an argument between the TWU, ABC and aviation services company, Aerocare.
Defence dodges data outsourcing
The Defence Department will move secret files into a government data hub, after a Chinese consortium bought half of Sydney data centre that was hosting them.
Labor baulks at language test
The Opposition says it will not support the Federal Government’s proposed citizenship changes.
Big bill for Manus mistreatment
The Federal Government has avoided liability for treatment of Manus Island refugees by ...