Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - August, 2022
Country shift slows
New stats show the overall volume of people moving from major cities to regional areas is easing.
DPS social policy shifts
Experts have criticised the new Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) social media policy for being too restrictive.
Election 'rig' claims revealed
Australia's election watchdog says it had to ask TikTok to remove footage of staff inside counting centres and polling places during the recent federal election.
Grim figures in Tas. survey
A survey has uncovered a a high prevalence of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in Tasmanian parliament ...
Rail loop benefit questioned
Analysis of Victoria's Suburban Rail Loop suggests the project's cost could outweigh its benefit.
CFMEU storms QLD building
Queensland’s Premier has slammed the behaviour of CFMEU protesters who entered a state government building.
NewAccess review released
Authorities say a new workplace coaching program has facilitated a strong recovery rate and improved worker wellbeing.
Online safety warning spread
Australia’s e-safety commission has reminded the big online platforms of their safety obligations.
Agencies fail at cloud accounting
A review has found many federal agencies struggle to allocate cloud costs.
ANAO probes own offices
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has released a report on itself.
Clips to fight dodgy claims
Experts say there may be some simple ways to improve resilience to online misinformation.
Energy worker agency raised
The Greens want a new government authority to aid the transition to renewable energy in fossil fuel heartlands.
Shell settling Prelude issues
Shell and workers’ unions have reached agreement in the Prelude gas facility industrial dispute.
MMI contracts kept
Labor has criticised the previous government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative announcements, but will allow ...
Write-offs could drive skills
A major think tank says education must be at the centre of Australia’s new skills regime.