Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals - October, 2022
"Dirty cash" report calls for change
A NSW Government inquiry has found billions in “dirty cash” are funnelled into poker machines across the state.
CEFC backs ACEN works
Taxpayer funds are helping developer ACEN to build an 8 GW renewables portfolio.
Medibank could face ransom
Medibank has revealed hackers had access to the data of at least 4 million customers.
ASIC opens greenwashing spree
An energy company has been fined in ASIC’s first action taken over corporate greenwashing.
Battle looms over IR bill
The Albanese government has put forth a new workplace relations bill covering work flexibility and the gender pay gap.
Audit spots laundering risk
An audit has warned WA government departments are at risk of non-compliance with anti-money laundering ...
Healthy wealth tallied
A new study finds that the absence of workplace injury and illness would create a wealthier Australia.
Medibank hack broadens
Medibank has revealed that the cyber attack on its customers' data was much wider than it originally thought.
NACC circumstances questioned
Concern has been raised about changes to plans for a national corruption court.
Data fines hiked
The Federal Government says it will greatly increase fines for serious data breaches.
Japan deal renewed
Australia and Japan's prime ministers have signed a joint declaration on defence cooperation.
Gas boom gets missed
Experts say Australia’s tax system is failing to deliver the benefits of the gas boom.
Wage bill coming soon
The federal cabinet has signed off on a workplace bill designed to boost wages ...
Hillsong denies money claim
Hillsong Church has denied it intentionally deceived the Australian charities regulator about its financial records.
Medicare waste detailed
Reports this week say around $8 billion a year is lost to Medicare fraud and waste.
Alinta sees future rise
Alinta Energy says retail electricity prices may increase by more than 35 per cent next year.
Paid leave extending
The Federal Government says it wants to give parents six months of paid leave by 2026.
RBA update froze payments
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) says a software upgrade accidentally knocked over payments systems across the country.
WMO warns of power needs
The WMO says the world needs to double its clean energy supply before 2030.