Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - November, 2016
Advocacy groups have joined forces to fight the “data drought” brought by dodgy internet in the bush.
Prime provisions in QLD IR bill
A generous new industrial relations bill has passed Queensland Parliament.
Sleeping lets anger seep in
Going to sleep in a huff after a late night argument lets the anger seep deeper, researchers say.
Stanwell slammed for cold coal deal
Six executives at a Queensland Government-owned power company have been criticised for accepting bonuses while subcontractors go unpaid.
Australia missing big gas capture
Authorities say revenue from oil and gas production has fallen “far behind” in capturing the benefits of the LNG boom.
Ziggy sees nothing in NBN article
NBN Co chair Ziggy Switkowski has been grilled by a parliamentary committee ...
Drug study finds frail figures
A new study suggests Australia could be much more into drugs than it appears.
ALGA guides vital help
ALGA has released a new guide to help councils meet their obligations under the National Disability Strategy.
AUSTRAC warns of criminal super risk
Finance authorities say Australia's $1.3 trillion superannuation pool could be used to fund terrorism.
Orange alert for TPP
US president-elect Donald Trump has issued his strongest warning yet about TPP global trade deal.
Public sector edits lose urgency
The Government could be walking away from its “urgent” review of offensive Wikipedia edits by public servants.
LNP scores bill breakthrough
A single late-night session was all it took to pass legislation that forced people to the polls earlier this year.
Facebook seeks to suppress fakes
Facebook is taking steps to weed out hoaxes and false information, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says.
Lenovo links questioned
Some experts are concerned about plans to install Chinese technology on one of Australia’s most powerful supercomputers.
NBN sees rural complaints spike
Poor speeds and drop-outs are the biggest complaints for National Broadband Network (NBN) customers.
Nurses lead deliberate drug stats
Nurses are the most likely health professionals to die from deliberate overdose.