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Opposition in opposition: Labor responds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... "There is no plan to lift the permanent rate of JobSeeker from $40 per day, tackle insecure work, create opportunities for women or to improve access to child care," he said. "No plan for social housing, cheaper and cleaner energy, or to address the ...

Budget boosts female participation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
This year's federal budget will help advance gender parity in the workforce and uphold the financial security of women, which has been knocked back by the coronavirus pandemic. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is making sure women are not left ...

Investors take charge in C-suite equality

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020
... campaign has launched with eight prominent investor signatories who are committed to driving change and pledging to see women fill 40% of C-suite roles by 2030. Aberdeen Standard Investments, BlackRock Australia, Ellerston Capital, Fidelity International ...

Aussie fundie receives global recognition

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... tallied for five years. Howitt scored 286 points. Citywire also found that only 7% of funds domiciled in Australia are run by women. "Currently, only 11% of the asset management teams in the Citywire database are being led by women," Howitt said. "It ...

No evidence lower SG will result in higher wages: ACTU summit

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
... issues we are talking about here came about because of bad policy. JobKeeper did not extend to a lot of casual workers and women who otherwise wouldn't have needed to access the ERS scheme," Hewson said. "You cannot keep turning a blind eye to this kind ...

Remembering Susan Ryan

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
... great minds behind the modern superannuation system, as well as a great politician and feminist. Ryan was a champion of women, known for her commitment to improving women's retirement outcomes. Ryan contributed significantly to the super industry ...

Male-pack mentality holds back boards

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
Having more women on boards has the potential to positively influence companies' corporate social responsibility initiatives and governance. This is based on research from the University of South Australia, which looked at a sample of large ASX-listed ...

Super Recruiters announces chair

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
... group executive equities at Perpetual. In addition, Doyle is the founding board and membership director at International Women's Forum Australia and was previously chair of Odyssey House McGrath Foundation and a non-executive director at Mason Stevens ...

Chief economist update: Yoshihide and the yen

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... from Abe's latest approval rating by 19 points. Suga scores higher than Abe on trustworthiness and scored higher among women than men. Stability ranks second among voters' reasons for supporting Suga's government at 39%. Diplomacy is one ...

AMP hires people, culture lead

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
... crisis management, acquisition. She is currently a non-executive director of The Scout Association of Australia, chair of Women on Boards and a board/committee member of Hills United Football Club. She was previously chief people officer at NetComm Wireless ...