Budget 2018: New penalties, wage subsidies added to remote work-for-the-dole scheme

Budget 2018: New penalties, wage subsidies added to remote work-for-the-dole scheme

Posted May 09, 2018 18:55:57 Remote welfare workers could be handed harsher penalties for failing to meet requirements, in a move labelled as “draconian” by some Indigenous groups. Key points: Payments could be cancelled under new CDP demerit penalty system Eligible employers to receive two-year wage subsidy for employing CDP …

APRA talks tough but feathers the Commonwealth Bank with light touch penalties

APRA talks tough but feathers the Commonwealth Bank with light touch penalties

Updated May 01, 2018 14:44:36 Is there anything here we didn’t already know? Complacency and complexity, arrogant and insular, a culture that allowed bank executives to operate without fear of penalty. Strong words, indeed. For all the searing criticism, the irony of the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority’s report into the …

Banking royal commission: penalties for financial advisers in spotlight – live | Australia news

1.12am BST01:12 De Gori is being quizzed about contact Henderson made with the investigating officer and with himself, about McKenna’s complaint. De Gori didn’t respond to an email from Henderson. He defends not telling Henderson his email was inappropriate, instead saying said that by not responding he was sending a …

Corporate crooks set to face tougher penalties under new rules to be revealed by Government

Corporate crooks set to face tougher penalties under new rules to be revealed by Government

Posted April 20, 2018 00:00:41 Video: Commonwealth Bank charged dead people for no services (ABC News) Related Story: CBA customer dead for a decade but still charged fees, commission hears Related Story: Treasurer ‘deeply distressed’ by evidence to banking royal commission Dodgy bankers and other corporate criminals could face a …

Matildas beat Thailand on penalties to move into Asian Cup final against Japan

Matildas beat Thailand on penalties to move into Asian Cup final against Japan

Posted April 18, 2018 06:53:44 Video: Matildas advance to Asian Cup finals with nail-biting penalty shootout (ABC News) Related Story: Sam Kerr sends Matildas to World Cup with late equaliser against Japan The Matildas have escaped from a monumental semi-final scrap with Thailand, needing an injury-time equaliser and penalties to …

Ball-tampering saga: Cricketers’ Association asks for penalties to be reconsidered

Ball-tampering saga: Cricketers’ Association asks for penalties to be reconsidered

Updated April 03, 2018 11:26:28 The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) will ask Cricket Australia to reconsider the sanctions given to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft. Smith and Warner received 12-month bans, and Bancroft nine months, over the ball-tampering incident in Cape Town. The ACA’s Greg Dyer said any …

Unique cricket team demands unique expectations and penalties

Unique cricket team demands unique expectations and penalties

Posted March 29, 2018 09:06:40 Photo: Ball tampering is as old as the game itself, only in recent decades picked up by modern cameras. (Reuters: David Gray) Related Story: ‘They’re good young men’: Lehmann fears for players amid cheating furore Related Story: Ball-tampering cricketers sent home to face Australian public …

ACCC says corporate fines too low and it will pursue penalties in the ‘hundreds of millions’ | Australia news

Billion-dollar Australian companies must be fined more for breaching the law, the head of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said, after a new report found Australian fines are 12 times lower than other developed countries. An OECD report, released on Monday, found the average Australian fine for uncompetitive …

Report critical of tax evasion penalties causes angst and discomfort at ATO

Report critical of tax evasion penalties causes angst and discomfort at ATO

Posted March 24, 2018 06:02:23 A damning review of the tax office by one of its directors has caused angst and discomfort among senior management, with some preferring it never be made public. Key points: A yet-to-be published review warns “the average tax evader may be financially better off even …

Welfare penalties for missed interviews pass Senate in ‘streamlining’ package – politics live | Australia news

The high court has blocked Labor’s challenge against Nationals MP David Gillespie in a precedent refusing to allow citizens to directly challenge parliamentarians’ eligibility more than 40 days after the election. In a unanimous decision announced on Wednesday the court refused to hear the challenge to Gillespie’s eligibility alleging he …