Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - February, 2023
ASIC is, for the first time, taking a company to court over claims of ‘greenwashing’.
PS leader laments
A former leader of the public service has blamed the former Coalition government for Australia’s “hollowed out” public sector.
Safety strategy updated
A new 10-year national strategy to reduce workplace fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in Australia has been released.
STEMM stories gathered
Women in STEMM report experiencing harassment, abuse, systemic sexism, imposter syndrome and the gender pay gap.
IBAC reports influence
An investigation has found ex-politician and Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) board member Theo Theophanous improperly influenced government officers.
Witness J insight sought
Remarks made in the sentencing of former intelligence officer Witness J could be released.
Inflation report shifts blame
New research suggests the main driver for inflation in Australia is excess corporate profits, not wages.
NSW cop skirts jail
A former top cop in NSW has avoided jail after giving false evidence to the police watchdog.
Green path laid for industry
An expert consultation process has laid out a path to decarbonisation in Australia.
Teaching seen to lead results
A new research review by education expert Professor John Hattie suggests that the most important factor in student learning is engaging teaching.
Ampol hit for tax arrangement
Ampol has agreed to pay $157 million to settle a long-running dispute over its use of a Singaporean marketing hub.
Chalmers seeks super change
Australia's superannuation system could get a makeover, with the government cracking down on early access to retirement funds.
Court action over camp "cartel"
Court action has been launched over an alleged tendering cartel at WA mining camps.
Mine deaths prompt fundraising
Workmates are raising funds following the tragic deaths of two miners at the Dugald River underground zinc mine in Queensland.
IBAC issues red flag report
A new report says public servants must be able to spot infrastructure red flags.
New head for leadership body
The Federal Government has appointed Dr Vivienne Thom to lead its bipartisan parliamentary leadership taskforce.