Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - February, 2020
A former financial planner who swindled more than $2 million from his clients has been jailed.
Reporting reforms pass
New changes will require welfare recipients to report income as it appears on a payslip rather than estimating a figure.
Card scheme studied
A new study finds the cashless debit card scheme and other compulsory welfare income management does more harm than good.
More money for EAA flows
The Federal Government will spend millions buying water from a company it has been criticised for buying from before.
Tehan to kill 'cancel culture'
The Education Minister says he wants to end university ‘cancel culture’.
ALP wants eyes on spies
Labor wants Australia's intelligence and security agencies to be more closely monitored.
Big firm buying up MDB
A pension fund owned by the Canadian Government is becoming the largest private owner of water entitlements in the Murray-Darling Basin.
Bight drill plans ditched
Equinor has become the third major fossil fuel producer to scrap plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
Dreamworld report released
A Queensland coroner has issued findings of an inquest into the deaths of four people at the Dreamworld theme park.
Tehan issues crackdown stats
The Morrison Government says it has saved $3 billion in a crackdown on dodgy childcare providers.
Collinsville coal questioned
A leading economist has warned a proposed coal-fired power station could leave taxpayers exposed.
Commission hears 'broken' claims
A royal commission in Sydney has heard people with disabilities are seen as broken and in need of fixing by the medical profession.
Gold claims revived in ICAC push
Principles formed deep in Australia’s colonial history have been revived in the push for a federal corruption court.
New claims of $3b rort
New claims have emerged in what could be the Morrison Government’s biggest rort yet.
New funds for cut-off communities
Progressive firms have announced plans to provide standalone solar and battery storage systems for victims of bushfires and storms.
Top plans selling well
NBN Co has seen a rise in the take-up of 250Mbps plans after a recent price cut.
Bank ditches staff spy
Barclays Bank has scrapped an internal tracking system that monitored when staff while they worked.
Job-hunting rate rises
An increase in the number of people looking for work lifted Australia's unemployment rate from 5.1 to 5.3 per cent in January.
Rio goes for cheap new power
Rio Tinto says a large solar farm will feed its new iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region.