Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - August, 2020
The Federal government wants to to confiscate mobile phones in immigration detention.
Ley agrees to improve green laws
The federal environment minister says she will add legally binding national standards to new environment laws.
PMs push against super change
Two former Prime Ministers have issued a simultaneous warning about the future of superannuation.
ACCC urged to include public news
An official inquiry has heard Google and Facebook should pay to use ABC and SBS content.
CEFC backs e-bikes
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is backing a new ‘micromobility’ start-up, as demand for deliveries grows.
Coal plan firm funded
A Queensland company has received a $3.6m grant to further plans for a new coal power station, despite its lack of experience.
Study finds only minor offsets
New analysis shows governments are not requiring companies to increase their offsets.
'Regtech' wage theft solution sought
The small business ombudsmen wants employers who use approved payroll software to be provided “safe harbour” ...
Greens reveal seat-based decisions
A new Morrison Government ‘sports rort’ has emerged, this time in the extremely wonky distribution of a $45 million fund.
Taylor wants CEFC re-directed
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) could soon direct funds towards gas projects ...
Feds seek foreign veto
The Federal Government wants control over agreements made by states, councils and universities.
Rio scolds itself
Three Rio Tinto executives have been stripped of bonuses over the destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters.
Activists block Adani road
Traditional owners and protestors have blocked a road to the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Queensland.
AMP execs bail
Two AMP executives have resigned, but the man at the heart of harassment claims remains at the company.
Insider resigns over stacking claim
Liberal party powerbroker Marcus Bastiaan has resigned after being accused of branch-stacking.
UBI test shows benefits
Universal Basic Income (UBI) appears to boost mental and financial well-being, and modestly improve employment.
Workers comp rot runs deep
New reports have emerged about an alleged culture of corruption at the NSW insurance agency ‘icare’.
Coal mine cuts half of staff
Plans to halve the workforce at Peabody Energy's Wambo Underground Mine in NSW have been laid out.