Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - January, 2018
Two very different lobbies have warned against a proposed cap on foreign donations.
Iceland gets equal pay laws
Iceland has passed laws requiring businesses to prove they are paying men and women equally.
Ciobo probed on Adani funding
A Federal Government body has explored the option of taxpayer support for Adani's embattled coal project.
Cloud concerns in US court
A US court case could open up access troves of private data, including that of Australians.
Cyber standards criticised
A former ASIO director general says Australia’s cybersecurity abilities are "relatively weak" ...
Green money expected to slide
Renewable energy investment hit a new high in 2017, but analysts have warned that investment could collapse ...
Mayor changes airstrip claim
Two Queensland councils appear to have changed their tune over the ownership of an airstrip for Adani.
AI urges federal ICAC
A new report says perceived corruption in Australia’s public service may have wiped $72 billion from the national economy.
Feds start wine fight
The Federal Government has launched formal action against Canada over wine imports.
PS wage deals will pinch
A new report says public servants' wage rises will fail to keep pace with growing inflation.
Senator sounds sub warning
A submariner turned senator has warned of significant cost blowouts in Australia's Future Submarine.
Experts douse EBA expectations
Economists say workers on EBAs should not expect to see big pay rises anytime soon.
ICAC sticks by whistleblower claim
SA’s corruption watchdog appears unlikely to support Nick Xenophon’s plan to pay whistleblowers.
New site for banking inquiry
Unions are preparing to collect the public’s stories of banking misconduct, fraud and criminal activity ...
ACCC issues gas report
The ACCC says Australia's domestic gas supplies are growing, but prices are still too high.
Google upset at visa change
Google says it has had to change its recruitment plans after the Federal Government's 457 visa changes.
Health has heavy effect
Australia’s healthcare system is responsible for just over 7 per cent of the nation’s carbon footprint.
Microsoft paying missed tax
Microsoft Australia has paid an extra $39 million in tax following an ATO audit.
Modelling plots no negative gearing
A new study suggests home ownership would increase and most households would be better off if negative gearing was scrapped.
NT power firm to push for price rise
NT’s Government-owned power generator is broke, and may increase power prices.