Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - June, 2022
Experts say recent housing price gains in Sydney and Melbourne could be wiped out by July next year.
Unions slams casual deals
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) says Deakin University should pay casual academics an hourly rate ...
ANAO advises complaints office
The auditor-general has issued advice to the commonwealth entity responsible for handling complaints.
Corruption body hit by cuts
NT ICAC says its work will be impacted by a recently-announced funding cut.
Integrity report released
The Queensland Government has accepted recommendations from a wide-ranging integrity review.
CCC spots cow switch
A Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) has revealed “serious misconduct” by a Murdoch University livestock manager.
Mental protection reaffirmed
A recent High Court of Australia ruling has reaffirmed an employer’s duty of care for mental risks to workers.
Pay gap peaks for older workers
New stats show Australia’s gender pay gap is about $40,000 a year for people aged 45 to 65.
Qantas seeks sweetened cut
Qantas is threatening workers over what has been called a “bribe” to accept a new pay deal.
Review looms for embattled RBA
The federal Treasurer has hinted at changes to the make-up of the RBA board.
AEMO ends market play
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has restored the National Electricity Market (NEM) to full operation ...
DVA reveals giant backlog
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) has revealed it has a backlog of 37,000 applications for compensation.
PM cuts MP staff
Minor party and independent MPs have slammed a decision to cut their staffing allocations.
QLD mulls reporting scheme
Queensland is considering creating a mandatory data breach reporting scheme.
ATSE appoints STEM leaders
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has announced 16 STEM champions to lead its ...
Crown allowed to roll dice
Crown Resorts has been given permission to open its flagship Sydney casino, almost two years after it was banned.
Samsung slammed for soggy claims
Samsung has been fined $14 million for misleading consumers about the water resistance of Galaxy smartphones.
Union denies RBA wage threat
ACTU Secretary Sally McManus says the Reserve Bank is in “boomer fantasy land”.
COVID knocks city rankings
Australian cities have experienced a serious drop in global liveability rankings.