Publications

Welcome to Issue 108 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In this edition the focus is on the important issue of eliminating workplace sexual harassment. In particular, major law reform will see politicians and judges subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population. Consideration is being given to encourage employers to take a […]

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Welcome to Issue 46 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. An Australian first trial of CCTV in Aged Care has commenced in South Australia, as the State Government aims to strengthen safeguards and enhance the safety and wellbeing of aged care residents. The CCTV trial will see recording devices placed in residents’ bedrooms and common […]

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In this edition the focus is on the important issues of gender equality and eliminating workplace sexual harassment. In particular, major law reform will see politicians and judges subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population, employers are being urged to take a more proactive and preventative approach to sexual harassment and […]

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Welcome to Issue 80 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, we refer to an article on the RBA’s warning to lenders and the financial sector against engaging in “excessive risk-taking” in the current environment of accommodative financial conditions and rising asset prices. In other news, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded Australia’s economic growth outlook, […]

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Welcome to Issue 107 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In this issue, The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has issued a warning that the users of social media are posting too much personal and professional information, making them easy targets for criminals. In other news, the Law Council endorses the recommendation that the Australian Government increase […]

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Welcome to Issue 45 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. The South Australian Government is requiring SA fuel retailers to make available petrol price information in real time in SA from 20 March. This will make it easy for motorists to find the cheapest fuel closest to them at any given time. Fuel prices will […]

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Welcome to Issue 79 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, we refer to an article on APRA commencing consultation on an updated approach to licensing and supervising new authorised deposit-taking institutions. In other news, Australian banks have in place a range of measures to support communities affected by the torrential rain and flooding in New […]

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Welcome to our milestone 100th edition of our public sector newsletter. In this edition you will read criticism of what is described as the Government’s obsession with prisons following announcements in relation to prison construction.  Somewhat paradoxically, this fortnight saw the passing of legislation reducing the unfair burden of minor historical offences. Legal Aid Victoria […]

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Welcome to Issue 106 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The NSW Law Society applications are now open for the Access to Justice Innovation Fund. The $1 million fund from the State Government supports innovative ideas to improve or enhance access to justice in NSW. Grants of between $50,000 and $250,000 are available for low cost, […]

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Welcome to Issue 44 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. South Australian Minister for Human Services has introduced legislation to Parliament to provide better protection for South Australians living with disability by establishing a new authorisation regime in respect to the use of restrictive practices. Restrictive practices can include anything from minor safety changes in […]

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