Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - December, 2019
A former senior public servant at the centre of a WA corruption scandal is expected to plead guilty ...
Moreton Mayor charged with misconduct
A Queensland mayor has been stood down after being charged with two counts of misconduct in public office.
Males make positive claims
Male scientists appear to frame their research findings more positively than female scientists, according to new research.
Details key in job-matching
What is your ideal job? New research suggests the subtleties of different occupations could be key ...
Doctors back local torture victim
A joint letter from over 100 doctors urges Australia to protect imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
ACCC to gain tech powers
The market power of Facebook and Google will soon be subject to a digital code of conduct.
Heads roll over NT blackout
The NT Government has fired the bosses of both Power and Water Corporation and Territory Generation over their “unacceptable” response to an eight-hour blackout in Alice Springs.
ICAC says Marshall 'angry' at report
SA Premier Steven Marshall has allegedly criticised the release of a report into potential health department corruption.
'Blackout' prevents donation disclosure
A former NSW Labor MP says an “alcoholic blackout” has prevented him from remembering who he gave a bag of donation forms and possibly cash to after a fundraising dinner at the centre of a corruption inquiry.
ASIC watching green risks
ASIC has launched a new climate change risk surveillance program for Australia’s biggest companies.
CCC drops Gold Coast probe
Queensland’s corruption watchdog will not pursue charges against Gold Coast council officials.
Gambling probe proposed
Federal MP Andrew Wilkie and Reverend Tim Costello want a royal commission into gambling and sports betting.
VET fee wipe continues
The Federal Government is still in the process of wiping almost $500 million in dodgy VET fees.
Whittlesea sacks CEO
Former Victoria Police chief Simon Overland has been sacked as chief executive of Melbourne’s Whittlesea Council.
TasPorts sued over access claims
The competition watchdog is taking Tasmania's state-owned ports operator to court over alleged anti-competitive conduct.
Albanese wants Facebook filter
Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese has taken a swing at social media giants.
Call for diversity in space studies
A new review has called for the hiring of more LGBTQ and disabled astronomers.
Uber shows dark stats
Uber has revealed it received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in the United States last year.
Vital DV group de-funded
The Federal Government cannot find funding for the only peak body representing Indigenous survivors of domestic violence.