Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - March, 2021
Experts warn House Economics Committee chair Tim Wilson is using the role for political campaigning purposes.
Super health fund suggested
Liberal MPs have proposed using a superannuation increase to fund aged care.
Womens' wellbeing linked to school
A new study shows higher education levels are linked to higher levels of wellbeing for Australian women.
Assault claim aired in NSW
Nationals MP Michael Johnsen has resigned as parliamentary secretary after a rape allegation was aired in parliament.
Councillors report gender abuse
Researchers are investigating gender abuse and harassment in Victorian councils.
DVA still processing slowly
Despite spending $82 million dollars on contract hires last year, Veterans Affairs has failed to reduce processing times for claims.
First People lead green response
Traditional Owners and scientists are meeting to form a First People’s-led response to climate change.
ICAC slams ex-council figures
The NSW corruption watchdog has found former council staff and councillors have engaged in serious corrupt conduct.
Service Victoria left short
An audit has labelled the state department Service Victoria a “missed opportunity”.
ACCC announces 2021 targets
The ACCC is taking aim at common yet dangerous devices like quad bikes, button batteries and even falling furniture.
Builders urged to tackle inequality
The construction industry appears to be blind to unfair gender discrimination.
Mirabella heading for FWC
The Federal Government has picked former Liberal MP Sophie Mirabella to join the Fair Work Commission.
PM's date claims questioned
The Prime Minister has been accused of misleading Parliament over an inquiry into allegations of sexual assault ...
Staff face sack over desk disgrace
A federal Liberal staffer has been sacked after being filmed performing a lewd act on a female MP’s desk.
ANAO spots cyber gaps
The ANAO has revealed several federal departments are relying on “ad hoc” cyber security systems.
Ex-NDIS head slams 'robo-planning'
One of the architects of the NDIS says the government should re-think its new eligibility model.
MCA claims uranium 'sustainable'
Australia’s main mining lobby wants the EU to define nuclear power as ‘sustainable’.
Porter's return panned
The Attorney-General has been slammed for his plan to return to “full-time salary doing part-time work”.
'Sports rorts' review released
An inquiry into the ‘sports rorts’ scandal says the Morrison government tried to avoid handing over evidence.
Gutted IR billed passed
The Morrison government has gutted its industrial relations omnibus bill in exchange for a win in the Senate.