Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - February, 2019
The Defence Force is spending over $5 million on studies of artificially intelligent weaponry.
Buttrose picked to sit as chair
Australian media stalwart Ita Buttrose has been appointed chair of the ABC.
Labor proposes oil bank
Labor says it would create a national stockpile of crude oil and fuel to avoid looming shortages.
Women wait decades to be even
Women could earn the same as men in most management roles within the next two decades, a new report shows.
ATO leaker faces absurd sentence
An Australian Tax Office whistleblower facing 161 years in prison will not be covered by new protections.
Coal dust diseases rise
Health advocates say almost 20 new diagnoses of coal dust diseases have emerged in Queensland workers in the last fortnight.
Paladin PNG staff upset
Paladin staff have walked off the job on Manus Island over low pay and poor working conditions.
Senator wants to see MDBP advice
The Federal Government has been accused of “undue secrecy” over legal advice about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP).
Telco issues aired
Over ten per cent of complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman are about managing telco debt.
Jailed former MP on bail
After almost 2 years behind bars, former NSW minister Ian Macdonald has been granted bail.
PM picks up predecessor's plan
The Federal Government is topping up the Snowy 2.0 project as part of its pre-election renewable energy pitch.
Port probes ordered
A NSW parliamentary committee says a secret port deal in NSW should be investigated further.
Roof fall case has implications
A Queensland court has ruled that a worker injured before her shift is eligible for worker’s compensation.
AAT jobs for LNP friends
The Federal Government has been slammed for “stacking” the administrative appeals tribunal with political allies.
ACOSS wants disability probe
The Australian Council of Social Service wants a Royal Commission into abuse suffered by people with disabilities.
App aimed at ES health
Local experts want emergency service workers to be better equipped for the mental health challenges of their roles.
Business wants to keep casuals
Crossbench senators are being pushed defend protections for casual workers.
Energy bottlenecks outlined
Experts have identified renewable energy bottlenecks that may put emissions targets at risk.
PM tops up emissions money
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $2 billion boost to the scheme that pays big polluters not to pollute.
Tech tools for energy improvement
A new project is creating tech tools to combat Summer energy challenges and high power bills.