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Super leaders take out King's Birthday honours

ELIZABETH FRY  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024
... Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS), and Australian Volunteers International. She has been president of the Australian Council for International Development as well as a National Mental Health Commissioner. She also led the government's ...

Former APRA chair joins ASX board

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024
... role as APRA chair, he served on the Reserve Bank of Australia's payment systems board and was a member of the Australian Council of Financial Regulators. Byres stepped down as APRA chair in October 2022 after holding the role for eight years. The appointment ...

Senate Committee endorses Superannuation Objective Bill

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... intergenerational fairness, ensuring young people don't experience higher tax obligations to fund the Age Pension. The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) praised the Bill for enshrining "fundamental principles" of superannuation, ensuring ...

Aware Super chair named governor-general

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... Organisation for Women's Safety and Australian Volunteers International. She has been president of the Australian Council for International Development and president of Chief Executive Women as well as a National Mental Health Commissioner. She also ...

Calls for fresh 5% hike to minimum wage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) will seek another 5% increase in the minimum and award wages as part of its submission to the Annual Wage Review. Each year, the Fair Work Commission hears from unions, employers, and governments before ...

Commonwealth Bank slapped with $10.3m fine for wage theft

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
... billion. The FSU played a key role in detecting wage theft and holding Commonwealth Bank to account, according to Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) president Michele O'Neil. "Congratulations to the union that stood by Commonwealth Bank workers ...

Boards unprepared for new workplace laws: Research

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023
... whether a complaint has been filed. Research from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) shows 85% of ASX300 directors believe workplace sexual harassment prevention is a high ...

Vale John Quessy

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 12 DEC 2023
... NGS Super said. "We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends for their significant loss." The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) also expressed deep sadness over the loss of the passionate trade unionist and campaigner. "As IEU ...

Australia's wealth gap deepens: Report

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 SEP 2023
... of the highest 20% growing at four times the rate of the lowest, new research suggests. A new report by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) shows from 2003 to 2022, the average wealth of the highest ...

IFM Investors names chair

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 26 JUN 2023
... over 20 years of experience across the industry superannuation sector, having previously held roles such as Australian Council of Trade Unions senior industrial officer and Australian Government Employees Superannuation Trust (AGEST) chief executive. ...
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