Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - August, 2019
A senior ANZ executive appears to have been promoted after a female analyst complained he had “manhandled” her.
BlueScope to face collusion claims
BlueScope Steel is being sued for allegedly colluding to rig steel prices.
Premium visas up for review
The Federal Government wants a “better deal” out of a visa scheme that allows the rich to buy their way into the country.
Andrews plugs space jobs
Questions have been asked about the ability of Australia’s new space agency to create jobs.
Big gong for high-tech pilot
A blockchain program created for Queensland councils has won an industry award.
Official look at Chinese influence
A new Federal Government taskforce will look at Chinese influence at Australian universities.
Report denies nuclear need
Australia's renewable energy boom allows it to leapfrog nuclear power, a new report says.
Legal action over traditional rejection
Environment Minister Sussan Ley is being sued after she rejected a heritage protection bid in favour of a Chinese coal project.
Survey shows major issues in SA
South Australia’s corruption watchdog has revealed a culture of bullying and sexual harassment in the state’s public service.
Union predicts big bill
The repair bill for structural and safety defects in apartment buildings across Australia could top $6.2 billion.
ACCC lights up gas issues
The ACCC says gas prices and margins remain too high despite easing market pressures.
Big lobby gets power money
The Federal Government has paid a lobby to help small businesses navigate the energy market.
Feds want tech terror measures
The Federal Government has announced it will look at ISP-level site-blocking of ‘dangerous material’.
PayID breach revealed
A data breach involving PayID records has put the personal banking information of tens of thousands of Australians at risk.
Chinese course ditched
The New South Wales Education Department has scrapped a Chinese Government language program.
DNA re-jigged to store data
Researchers have turned living cells into computers, using DNA for information processing and storage.
Money classes could help many
Experts say reform to Australia’s personal finance sector is vital for the future wellbeing of Australian society.
Tax debt plan questioned
There is strong opposition to Federal Government plans to report tax debts to credit agencies.
SA settles hospital stoush
The SA Government has reportedly settled a major dispute with its new hospital.