Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - July, 2018
Lawyers say the Queensland Government’s plan to sack the Ipswich City Council could breach fundamental human rights.
Manufacturing change urged
Australian manufacturing must innovate or be swallowed up in just a few short years, according to one expert.
Wealth report reveals big gap
A new report on wage equality finds Australia's richest 20 per cent own almost two thirds of country's wealth.
China will find 5G role
Huawei says China will be involved in Australia’s 5G network regardless of potential government bans.
Ice at work surveyed
Thousands of Australians turn up to work high on ice each day, a new report says.
ANU caps internationals
ANU says it will no longer increase student enrolments due to concerns about dropping quality.
Media giants to merge
Fairfax and Nine have announced a $4 billion merger that is being seen a blow to the standards of Australian media.
NAB to pay back advice fees
National Australia Bank will refund $67 million after overcharging superannuation customers.
NSW offers uniform options
The NSW Government is giving all schoolgirls the option of wearing shorts and pants instead of skirts and dresses.
Conflicts alleged in SA case
The former CEO of BioSA has gone on trial in the Adelaide District Court.
MP faces misconduct claims
Labor MP Emma Husar is being investigated by her party over allegations of workplace bullying and misconduct.
NDIS team to catch crooks
The Federal Government is setting up a 100-person task force to catch people trying to rip off the NDIS.
Secretive compo stacks up
Bureaucratic bungles are costing taxpayers millions each year in secret compensation payments.
Tudge wants to judge 'values'
Citizenship Minister Alan Tudge says migrants should sit an Australian “values” test ...
Super sued over climate action
A $50 billion super fund is being sued for failing to provide details on how it deals with climate change.
Manslaughter laws probed
A Senate inquiry is looking at the legal response to industrial deaths in Australia.
Ambulance bills to be reviewed
Ambulance Victoria will review its debt collection processes after claims it has “unethically” pursued bills.