Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - April, 2021
ACARA has proposed a new national curriculum with a reduced focus on Australia’s ‘Christian heritage’.
AHRC continues anti-racism
The Australian Human Rights Council (AHRC) says it will not be deterred by conservative opposition to the term ‘anti-racism’.
Charges kept for ATO insider
Commonwealth prosecutors are proceeding with a case against ATO whistleblower Richard Boyle.
Crown slammed for junket links
Crown Casino in Melbourne has been fined $1 million over its junket operations.
Lifeline outlined for private colleges
The Federal Government has proposed a $53 million lifeline for private colleges.
Central Coast inquiry announced
The NSW Government has announced a public inquiry into Central Coast Council.
Ex-PM wants port lease review
A former PM has called for the Darwin Port lease to a Chinese company to be reviewed.
PM backs China claim
The Prime Minister says a military build-up in NT is not a message to China, but has backed claims about war with the global giant.
Schools told to spend
A new policy will require NSW public schools spend all of their funding within a year.
Super funds face green votes
Australian super funds have threatened to vote against company directors not tackling the climate crisis.
Anticipation urged on safety day
Wednesday April 28 is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers' Memorial Day.
COVID fund undermined
An audit has found a fund to protect Victorian businesses during COVID-19 lockdowns was failed by poor administration.
Food apps make safety pledge
Major food delivery companies have committed to 50 new safety measures and other regulatory changes...
Hospital staff action slammed
The SA Government is facing industrial action from health workers over an alleged privatisation agenda.
Resource use near double capacity
Experts say the world is spending 173 per cent of its natural resource capacity.
APRA outlines green risk
One of Australia’s main finance regulators has given companies a gentle nudge on climate change risk.
Dormant Defence IPs revived
Authorities have given some details on the bizarre story of an unused slice of the internet.