Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - July, 2022
The Australian Resources & Energy Employer Association (AREEA) says Australia’s oil and gas industries need thousands of additional workers by 2027.
GPs urged to take DV role
Experts say health practitioners need help to offer support for domestic violence victims.
NSW minister dropped
NSW minister Eleni Petinos has been sacked by Premier Dominic Perrottet after an anonymous complaint.
Vital voice plan outlined
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has put forth a proposal to change the constitution to create an Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
ANAO slams regional spend
The audit office says the Morrison Government gave Nationals seats an extra $104 million in funding, often against departmental advice.
Diverse STEM scheme opens
The Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has opened applications for its new women in STEM program.
Labour drought surveyed
A recent survey suggests labour shortages have hurt sales at 44 per cent of firms.
Suspended exec pay revealed
A former Queensland education bureaucrat was paid $630,000 while suspended during a corruption probe.
Dreyfus seeks AHRC redemption
New legislation is aimed at restoring the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)’s A-grade status.
Fresh look at 'red shirt' issue
The Victorian Ombudsman has issued a fresh report into Labor’s ‘red shirts scandal’.
Grim gap figures released
New data shows Australia is still failing to hit most of its Closing the Gap targets.
Infosec risks uncovered
Victoria’s privacy watchdog has found third-party information security risks at four government agencies.
Rises drive cost pressure
Headline inflation has jumped to 6.1 per cent, fuelled by record petrol prices and rising home-building costs.
Trains slow in rail action
Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) workers in Sydney have walked off the job again.
CSIRO sees defining trends
Australia’s top science body has laid out the seven ‘megatrends’ it thinks will define the next 20 years.
MCA plugs green goals
The mining industry says it is doing its part to protect the Australian environment.