Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - May, 2020
Big fine for pain claims
The Federal Court has fined the makers of Voltaren Osteo Gel $4.5 million for breaches of Australian Consumer Law.
Consumer data scheme continues
Regulators are building a system to allow Australians more access to and power over their data.
EB Games refunding Fallout 76
EB Games will refund consumers over faults with the online video game Fallout 76.
Global leaders back clean power
Global energy leaders have highlighted the need for greater investment in clean energy.
Health raise proposed
Economists want those on the medical front line to be rewarded with increased wages.
Lobby links uncovered
Australian researchers have found extensive financial relationships between the leaders of US medical associations and industry.
News fees discussed
Regulators want to even up an imbalance between news organisations and tech giants.
Super scheme targeted
Fraudsters are targeting new measures that allow people early access to their superannuation.
Taylor backs low target
The Federal Government has spoken against raising its emissions reduction target.
Unlawful debts date back
The Attorney General has conceded that all Centrelink debts raised using income averaging are unlawful ...
ANU expects $225m hit
The Australian National University (ANU) expects a $225 million financial shortfall this year.
Locals find missing matter
Astronomers have solved a mystery of ‘missing matter’, which was considered an embarrassment to the field before.
RBA suggests extension
Reserve Bank governor Phil Lowe says the JobKeeper program may need to be extended.
ANAO reports losses
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is losing money, and may have to do fewer audits.
Melbourne counts COVID hit
Melbourne has revealed a $100 million hit to its bottom line as a result of COVID-19.
Rail dream denied
A new report says Australia should abandon its dream of having a high-speed, east coast rail service.
Murray-Darling Basin irrigators have bought two major Queensland properties in the past six months.
Top minds recognised
A new batch of Australia’s top scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.