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Welcome to Issue 100 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. Clive Palmer was unsuccessful in his attempt to overturn the Western Australian Border Closures that have been legislated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his application to the High Court of Australia, Mr Palmer argued that the border closures offended s92 of The Constitution that […]

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Welcome to Issue 37 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. Crime Stoppers SA has received an $800,000 investment over four years from the Marshall Government, to help improve the future safety of South Australians. The ongoing funding will allow Crime Stoppers to expand its operations across South Australia, including measures to stop rural criminal activity. […]

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It has been a less successful fortnight for those challenging Covid-19 restrictions, with the Victorian Supreme Court dismissing a challenge to Victoria’s curfew and the High Court of Australia dismissing a challenge to Western Australia’s border closure. The Commonwealth Government has released consultation papers on a Federal integrity commission and a review of the Privacy […]

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Welcome to Issue 71 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, the RBA Board announced plans to not increase cash rate until ‘actual inflation’ is sustainable between the target range of 2 per cent to 3 per cent. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported a rise in owner occupier home loan commitments attributing the […]

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As COVID-19 restrictions ease, we would like to take the opportunity to thank all members of the public sector who have worked so hard to reduce COVID-19 numbers and keep us safe during this difficult time. Your efforts are appreciated and we hope you are enjoying a well-deserved drink at your local and the opportunity […]

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Welcome to Issue 70 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, Australian banks continue their support of small businesses with the flow of credit remaining strong. AFCA reminds firms the extension during COVID-19 for handling and responding to complaints ended on 1 November 2020. In other news, the Financial Services Counsel (FSC) has launched a […]

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Welcome to Issue 99 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This week the Australian Government announced in a joint media release from the Prime Minister and the Federal Attorney-General the appointment of the Honourable Justice Steward and the Honourable Justice Jacqueline Gleeson as Justices of the High Court of Australia. Justices Steward and Gleeson will […]

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Welcome to Issue 36 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. South Australians will be given a further opportunity to provide feedback on the State’s new Planning and Design Code when the State Planning Commission provides an additional six week period to comment on the revised draft Code. This additional period of public consultation will give […]

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Welcome to Issue 35 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. This issue highlights a new homeless service which has recently been introduced in South Australia, which simplifies access to crisis and prevention services. The service forms part of the Government’s homelessness system reforms, which aim to prevent people from falling into homelessness, ensure people get […]

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Local Council elections have sparked a number of articles, and the release of a video explaining how the public can make a complaint or report wrongdoing in local government.  A timely reminder to complete and return your ballot by 6pm on 23 October 2020! Meanwhile the Sentencing Advisory Council has reported that too many children […]

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