Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - December, 2020
ACOSS says now is crucial time for Australia to choose between favouring the rich or saving the poor.
Credit Suisse indicted
Credit Suisse Group has been indicted over its alleged failure to prevent money laundering.
Crown probe brought forward
Victoria is bringing forward a planned review of Crown’s Melbourne casino licence.
New step for searches
The Federal Government says it will take on new measures to protect press freedom.
AGL slapped for creek spill
Energy firm AGL has been issued a $1 million penalty for polluting a creek in NSW.
Red meat has green cost
German researchers say meat should be 2.5 times more expensive to reflect costs to the climate.
Big icare issues outlined
An audit has found NSW state insurer icare paid some operating costs with money meant for injured workers.
Coal block gets official
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says Australia will seek restitution for China’s ban on Australian coal.
Porter backs pay plans
The Federal Government has knocked back a union attempt to get tough on underpayments.
UK moves to keep comments
The UK is planning to regulate social media firms over their content removal practices.
Aboriginal leadership urged
A new report calls for benchmarks for leadership by Aboriginal women and girls.
ACCC wants food fair-trading
Regulators say farmers should be protected from the lack of diversity in perishable food retail.
Broad support for UBI
A recent survey found nearly two-thirds of Australians would support a universal basic income (UBI).
Cashless card extended
The Federal Government has failed to make the cashless welfare program permanent, but has won an extension.
New debt deals questioned
Incentives for Centrelink’s new debt collectors have revived Robodebt concerns.
ATO shows mass avoidance
The ATO has released its latest corporate tax transparency data, showing hundreds of companies have reduced their tax bills to zero.
Remote food issues reported
A parliamentary inquiry has found food security is a constant concern for many remote Indigenous communities.
Blueprint lays green path
Authorities say the COVID-19 recovery period is a good time for one state to focus on sustainability.