Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - April, 2020
The AFP has admitted its interest in the facial recognition tool Clearview AI.
AMA urges surgery
The AMA says Australia needs to get back to routine health care, or risk a greater toll than COVID-19 will bring.
Fossil fuels see 5% drop
New data suggests global carbon emissions from the fossil fuel industry could fall by a record 2.5 billion tonnes this year.
New code coming for media deals
The Federal Government wants a mandatory code of conduct for deals between tech giants and news media companies.
Power plant plans progressed
The West Australian Government has announced the next step in the $218 million redevelopment of an old power plant.
Privacy pledge for tracing app
The Federal Government is attempting to calm privacy fears over its new contact tracing app.
Sewers swept for virus data
Every flush of the toilet could soon play a role in tracking and stemming the spread of COVID-19.
Paris goals could pay off
A new study suggests meeting the Paris Agreement goals would benefit the world's economy in the long-term.
PM rules out pay cut
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he will not cut pay for federal government ministers and public service chiefs.
Relief for regional news
Tax relief and government grants have been set up for struggling media outlets.
Stats show edge of outbreak
Australia's official unemployment rate is yet to show the full effect of the COVID-19 shutdown.
Tehan extends higher help
The Education Minister says a higher education relief package is “unashamedly” focused on domestic students.
Westpac expects big hit
Westpac has revealed it expects to see a $900 million penalty for breaching money laundering laws.
Hodgman heads for new role
Former Tasmanian premier Will Hodgman has been given a new job by the federal government.
McGowan pushes CCC bill
The WA Government is trying to force the reappointment of anti-corruption boss John McKechnie.
Slug saga continues
The Victorian Government wants to buy a council-owned catering firm that is linked to allegations of evidence tampering.
Sub staff studied
For people locked down around Australia, there may be some lessons to learn from submariners.
NBN mulls millimetres
NBN Co has begun to test the feasibility of mmWave for future fixed wireless systems.