Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - January, 2019
The AEC has released a list of political donors and amounts for the 2017-18 period.
Big bank review released
The report from the banking royal commission has been handed to the Federal Government.
Childcare keeps rising
Government data shows childcare fee increases continue to outpace the cost of living.
Uni publishing leaders bail
Melbourne University Publishing’s CEO and several board members have resigned in protest over ...
ACIC face-scan fail slammed
The Auditor-General has described ACIC’s failed biometric identification database as “deficient in almost every significant respect”.
ASX200 close to gender goal
Corporate Australia is just short of its 30 per cent target for women on ASX200 boards.
Federal ad spend tops $200m
The Federal Government has spent over $200 million on advertising since the beginning of last year.
BHP handed big tax bill
Mining giant BHP Billiton has been left with an $82 million tax bill after a battle with the ATO.
Dam spill kills over 65
Dozens are dead and hundreds are missing after a tailings dam burst at a Brazilian mine.
New private provider needed in Hobart
The Tasmanian Government wants a new private health organisation to operate the Hobart Private Hospital.
Coal terminal fight continues
Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) workers are set to strike in their fight for job security.
Open banking settings questioned
The Australian Banking Association (ABA) has slammed proposed privacy and security settings for banking reforms.
Paediatrician bags Aus Day honour
Paediatrician and children's rights advocate Sue Packer has been named the 2019 Senior Australian of the Year.
RMIT building emotional robots
Researchers want robots to detect emotions in human speech to enable more natural conversations.
TPG 5G build blocked
TPG has stopped work on its mobile network because of a government ban on Huawei equipment.
UN issues mine warning
The UN says the Carmichael coal mine should not go ahead with traditional owners’ consent.
Unemployment drops to 2011 levels
Unemployment dipped down to 5 per cent in December despite soft economic conditions.
Cops keep eyes off data
Queensland’s police service and freedom of information watchdog have blocked citizens from accessing their own data.