Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - February, 2022
A new report from Australia’s Office of eSafety shows one-third of professional women have been abused online.
Sims speaks on competition shift
ACCC boss Rod Sims says weak market regulations could push people toward populist solutions.
Hackers punish Putin
Some of the response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has not come from governments ...
Mine boss backs independence
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest says global conflict shows Australia must push to become “energy independent”.
Funding imbalance outlined
Analysts say private school funding has increased at five times the rate of public schools.
Probuild issue pauses big works
Major builder Probuild has entered into voluntary liquidation, leaving billions of dollars in projects in limbo.
Teacher pay rise proposed
A federal government review says paying teachers $130,000 would attract high achievers to the job.
iVote fail leaves polls questioned
The NSW Electoral Commission is involved in court action over the results of recent elections.
Scramble to fix police issue
Over 1,000 Victoria Police officers have been on the job for up to eight years despite being wrongly sworn in.
Big firms blocking green drive
Analysts have accused major corporate ‘influencers’ of blocking action against global warming.
Blame flung in train fight
There was politics at peak hour in NSW this week as an industrial relations stoush led to cancelled train services.
QLD probes own integrity
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced an investigation into culture and accountability within her government.
Return report released
Safe Work Australia has published findings from the latest National Return to Work Survey.
WorkSafe issues grim figures
WorkSafe Victoria’s CEO has reflected on the state's latest fatality figures.
Australia pledges cyber help
Australia has promised cyber support as the risk of war in Europe continues.
Big AGL bid rejected
Investors have been knocked back after trying to take over AGL Energy and shut down its coal power plants earlier ...
CEFC backs cleantech fund
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has launched a specialist cleantech fund manager.
Ex-advisor slams gas influence
A former Woodside lobbyist and engineer has accused the gas industry of misleading the public.
Five Eyes focus on trade cartels
The nations of the Five Eyes alliance have agreed to focus on collusion in international trade.
Liberals wrangle for seat picks
New court action could limit PM Scott Morrison’s power within his party.
QLD testing pharmacy boost
Queensland is running a trial in which pharmacists will be allowed to diagnose and prescribe medication.