Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - December, 2022
DNA lab report released
The Queensland Government says it has accepted all the findings of an inquiry into its forensic DNA lab.
Ex-PM grilled over debt scheme
Former prime minister Scott Morrison has fronted the Robodebt royal commission.
Call to reveal green efforts
The Federal Government has proposed new laws to force big business to disclose climate efforts.
Office views reviewed
People looking at blue sky and trees through a window are more creative and happier than those without a view, according to a new study.
Bulk biller rort revealed
A collapsed bulk billing medical centre has been accused of systematically rorting Medicare over a number of years.
Court rejects data claim
The Australian Federal Court has dismissed a lawsuit against Google that claimed it misled users about personal data changes.
Feds seek extra protection
The government appears to be firming up the defences of its major agencies in the wake of recent cyberattacks.
Telstra leaks unlisted details
Telstra has responded after accidentally publishing the details of unlisted customers online.
BlueScope cartel attempt found
A Federal Court judge has found BlueScope attempted to engage in cartel conduct and price-fixing.
The Robodebt royal commission has heard details of bureaucratic involvement in the unlawful scheme.
Whistleblower body considered
The Federal Government says it is strengthening whistleblower protections.
Ad sweep finds illegal offers
A survey of foreign language job ads has found more than half offer illegal rates of pay.
Coal mine rights breach ruled
The Queensland Land Court has ruled against a new coal mine on human rights grounds.
Compo stats released
Safe Work Australia has published new national workers’ compensation statistics.