Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - February, 2021
The final report from the aged care royal commission contains a range of suggestions for reforms and funding.
COVID ripples in Aboriginal areas
Aboriginal community members from New South Wales have shared their experiences and perspectives on the indirect impacts of COVID-19 in their communities.
Democracy knocked to 'narrow'
A new report has changed the rating of Australia’s democracy from “open” to “narrowed”.
WA Libs back coal closure
A Liberal anti-coal policy is adding a new dimension to WA’s upcoming election.
Welfare calculator backed
Infosys has secured almost $40 million in funding to build a new Centrelink payments calculation engine.
Crown Melbourne probe prepared
The Victorian Government has called a royal commission into Melbourne's Crown Casino.
Feds fold to Facebook
Both sides are claiming victory in the stoush between the Federal Government and big tech companies.
Wage stats show shrinking gap
The latest pay gap stats show women earn less than their male counterparts, but the gap is shrinking.
Council points ICAC to leaks
A Sydney council has notified ICAC about the leaking of sensitive information.
Dutton defends slow response
The Federal Government is struggling to respond to an alleged sexual assault at Parliament House.
Huge sub plan reviewed
The Federal Government is looking at ways to dump its $90 billion submarine contract.
Big pay after rock blast
Experts have criticised big pay rises in the wake of the blasting of Juukan Gorge.
Food riders' claims high
Deliveroo has cut its annual workers’ compensation premiums by changing the insurance for food delivery riders.
ANAO cuts coming
The national audit office has warned that cutting its budget could see millions of dollars wasted.
More claims mark Liberal response
Three people have now accused a former Morrison government adviser of sexual assault.
NBN bonuses rise
NBN Co executives and employees received over $77 million in bonuses between July and December last year.
NSW exploring coercive laws
An inquiry in NSW is exploring new ‘coercive control’ legislation to combat domestic violence.
Feds want less disclosure
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg wants to reduce the disclosure obligations of ASX-listed companies.