Monthly Archives: July 2022

Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has launched two separate consultations to improve transparency and market discipline within the financial system. One consultation will focus on proposed new remuneration disclosure and reporting requirements for all banks, insurers and superannuation funds regulated by APRA, while the […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Victorian Public Sector Newsletter.  We are delighted to introduce TG Legal + Technology, a Thomson Geer company providing quality streamlined legal services and advice to Government and private clients with high volume legal needs and a low threshold for errors. TG Legal + Technology’s services are available in […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. Significant reforms to the Return to Work Act have officially passed Parliament, after consensus was reached between the government, businesses, and worker representatives last month. The Government proposed a significant set of more than 30 amendments to the Bill. These amendments clarify the operation […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This fortnight, Australians came together to celebrate NAIDOC week, which commemorates 60 thousand years of continual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and survival on the lands and waters of this continent. The theme of this year’s NAIDOC Week was Get Up! Stand […]

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A significant increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks over the past couple of years has highlighted the vulnerability of Australian industries and critical infrastructure to malicious online threats. The Australian Government’s response has been to amend the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) (SOCI Act) with the aim of strengthening cyber-security and resilience to attacks. Several […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. A landmark law passed over a year ago to remove abortion from South Australia’s criminal code has come into effect from 7 July 2022. This means that now all States in Australia have decriminalised abortion. In other news, The State Government has suspended a […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. A new quarterly statement from Australia’s Council of Financial Regulators (which includes ASIC, APRA, the RBA and Treasury) has revealed that they are wary of risks to the housing market as cash rate rises flow through to mortgage customers, stating that lender responses to a […]

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Thomson Geer has assisted remote power generation company Pacific Energy to add hydrogen to its energy mix by acquiring ENGV, a business that provides hydrogen production and refuelling facilities. The acquisition is part of Western Australia-based Pacific Energy’s strategy for national growth and adds the final piece to its renewable energy capability profile. ENGV is […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The NSW Government introduced the Ombudsman Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 into the NSW Parliament to clarify and update laws governing the NSW Ombudsman, one of the state’s independent integrity agencies. The NSW Ombudsman oversees the NSW public sector and investigates complaints regarding most NSW […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. In this edition, Victoria has a new Deputy Premier and five new state government ministers following the retirement of four senior ministers ahead of this year’s state election in November. All the changes are outlined in the bulletin. The Victorian Government is also acting to […]

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