Archived News for Executives and Senior Management - December, 2021
Experts warn of dying tongues
A new study warns that up to 1,500 languages may no longer be spoken by the end of this century.
LNP election funds detected
The Morrison Government has put aside billions in what is believed to be a pre-election, pork-barrelling warchest.
UK free trade outlined
Australia’s new free trade deal with the UK will scrap taxes on virtually all exports to Britain.
ACCC appointment questioned
Critics are questioning the incoming chair of Australia’s competition watchdog.
ATO staff want home options
ATO staff say they do not mind a ‘hybrid’ working model, but want the option for more shifts at home.
Billions revealed in Liberal grift
Analysis of over 19,000 federal grants shows Liberal electorates have received three times more taxpayer money than Labor-held seats.
Cultural laws pass in WA
WA Parliament has passed cultural heritage protection laws that may not work.
Lockdowns blow NSW budget
The NSW budget deficit has blown out by more than double a recent forecast.
PS leave up for review
The public service commission will soon review parental leave entitlements for the first time in decades.
State port firm queried
Queensland’s auditor has referred a state-owned business to the corporate watchdog.
ARC shift looms
The Morrison Government is changing the Australian Research Council (ARC) funding process to promote its priorities.
Australia signs Korean agreement
Australia has a new agreement with Korea to strengthen cooperation on critical minerals.
Einstein's ideas hold
Australians have assisted in the most challenging tests yet of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
Path open for improved Parliament
A recent review has provided powerful new tools for making Parliament safer.
'Surgeons' face cosmetic change
State and federal governments are preparing a crackdown on cosmetic surgeons.
Assange suffers amid US bid
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered a ‘mini-stroke’ while facing extradition to the US.