Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - April, 2018
APRA has slammed CommBank over events surrounding its alleged 53,00 breaches of ...
Unions push manslaughter laws
Unions want new industrial manslaughter laws in Victoria to hold bosses responsible.
Alinta makes Liddell bid
Hong Kong’s Alinta Energy is making an official offer for AGL Energy’s ageing Liddell coal plant.
Low speed linked to MTM
The outgoing boss of the NBN says government policy is behind some slow speeds.
NBN makes uni links
NBN Co has announced major collaborations with the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
Telstra fined for billing rip-off
Telstra has been fined $10 million for signing up mobile customers for ‘premium billing’ without their knowledge or agreement.
Concern over cash loan machines
Experts say instant cash loan machines could leave low-income families in a debt trap.
QC calls for AMP charges
The banking royal commission has recommended AMP be prosecuted for misleading the corporate regulator.
Small fine for Crown fix
Victoria’s gambling regulator has handed casino-operator Crown a $300,000 fine for the illegal altering of poker machines.
Feds ditch NDIS filler
The Federal Government is scrapping a Medicare levy hike intended to pour billions into the NDIS.
Finkel finds ATAR ineffective
The chief scientist has described Australia’s university admissions test as “outdated” and “largely irrelevant”.
Plans to deal with China ban
Local government lobbies say China’s ban on imports of recyclable waste should be used as an opportunity for change.
CSIRO reports on work challenges
A new report looks at the challenges for safety and workers’ compensation from new technologies and ways of working.
Unions push wage rise
Unions say a $50-a-week increase to the minimum wage would create up to 87,000 jobs in two years.
Advocates allege Sky Muster misuse
NBN Co has been accused of misusing its Sky Muster satellite service.
Feds boost DHS phone jobs
The Federal Government says it is hiring an additional 1,000 Centrelink call centre operators.
NEG chats to continue
State and territory energy ministers have agreed to continue discussions on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).