Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - October, 2019
Dozens of top professors have condemned Murdoch University for suing a whistleblower.
PM slams protests
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slammed the “indulgent and selfish” practice of people boycotting companies ...
Court overturns backpacker tax
The Federal Court has decided to overturn the controversial backpacker tax.
Mental costs counted
The Productivity Commission says schools should employ “mental health and wellbeing” counsellors for children.
New PS HR stream launched
Australian Public Service Commissioner Peter Woolcott has announced Australia’s new Head of Human Resources Profession.
KPMG measures return benefits
KPMG says Australia can generate 30,000 additional workdays per week for the economy by getting mums back into work.
Big firms look at leaving lobbies
The chairman of Alinta Energy says big lobbies are undermining climate change policy.
Harassment high in retail
A new report finds nearly half of young retail workers report being sexually harassed.
Taylor's false claims answered
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has provided little explanation for using doctored documents to criticise Sydney’s lord mayor.
Mental expectancies measured
New research suggests people with mental disorders have a life expectancy up to a decade shorter than the general population.
Origin boss calls for certainty
Origin Energy boss Frank Calabria says the era of new coal power is over.
Pension Loans up for review
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has launched a review of the Government's reverse mortgage scheme.
Face database rejected
Federal Parliament’s security and intelligence committee has rejected plans for a central identity database ...
Cut-offs cause concern
An average of 60 West Australian homes and businesses are having their electricity cut off each day.
Price shift leaves many short
Property data suggests a majority of off-the-plan apartments are worth less than their purchase price.
ATO insiders unprotected
The tax ombudsmen says it cannot protect ATO whistleblowers against personal and professional reprisal.