Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals - September, 2022
Old foes agree on BOOT change
A new deal between unions and the business sector could lead to simplified enterprise bargaining.
CCC claims insider scam
WA's corruption watchdog allegese two government staffers broke the rules to obtain expensive gifts ...
AUSTRAC eyes Perth Mint
The federal financial crimes watchdog is investigating the state-owned Perth Mint.
MPs to see tax cut win
Federal politicians are forecast to pocket more than $18 million over 10 years from stage three tax cuts.
Singapore green deal coming
Singapore and Australia are expected to sign a new “green economy agreement” next month.
World Bank boss dubbed denier
The president of the World Bank has faced calls to resign after refusing to acknowledge fossil-fuel burning is warming the planet.
ACCC eyes green claims
The competition regulator has told businesses to be prepared to back up their environmental claims.
AMP slammed in fee scandal
AMP has been hit with a $14.6 million fine for charging ‘fees for no service’.
ATO tactics leaked
An ATO whistleblower has revealed internal complaints about debt recovery tactics at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
Optus suffers huge breach
Optus has suffered one of the biggest data breaches in Australian history, with up to 9.8 million users affected.
RBA deputy backs money moves
The RBA’s deputy governor says the global economy is on “a bit of a knife edge”.
ATO new digs announced
Australia’s army of tax collectors will soon work from a $300 million building from the same designers as hip tech firm Atlassian.
MyGov review looms
The Federal Government has announced former Telstra boss David Thodey will lead a review of MyGov.
RBA allows pay choice
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has shifted its position on prioritising bank products in mobile wallet Apple Pay.
Big fine for Google dominance
Google has been ordered to pay $6.126 billion after losing a challenge against an EU antitrust decision.
Patagonia goes greener
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard is giving the $4.4 billion company to a non-profit environmental group.
World Bank issues rate warning
The World Bank says the world could be edging towards a global recession.
Hybrid survey backs balance
Researchers have surveyed over 2,000 Australian workers about hybrid work.
Rich visa could be cut
Australia's significant investor visa - referred to as a “Golden Ticket” - is set to be scrapped.