Yesterday the ABC launched major coverage of a campaign to achieve a Taxpayer Bill of Rights. The coverage included TV, radio and online all day. Here’s the major online article. And here’s part of … Read Full Article about ABC confronts ATO – Time for a Taxpayer Bill of Rights!
Goodness, we’ve been campaigning since around 2010 about the bad behaviour of the Australian Taxation Office. It’s one thing for us, a small business advocacy association, to expose systemic ATO mis … Read Full Article about Hard evidence of ‘bad’ ATO grows – It’s official!
In the nineteenth century, the father of communism, Karl Marx, ‘created’ class ideology where ‘evil’ capitalists always exploited the working class (who were little more than wage slaves). The worker– … Read Full Article about Small business hugs Karl Marx? That’s a turnaround!
With all the focus on Covid, it’s good to see that major reform efforts are still underway. Last week the Morrison Government released the Bill to ‘beef up’ the unfair contract laws. It’s a ripper. It’ … Read Full Article about Unfair Contracts BIG Beef UP. Fantastic! Bank of Queensland slapped down
The Senate is currently holding an inquiry into ‘insecure’ work. The Terms of Reference state: “…to inquire into and report on the impact of insecure or precarious employment on the economy, wages, soc … Read Full Article about Is the ‘gig’ up? Is a ‘secure’ job a fiction? We say it is!
My heart was gladdened recently by the spectacular collapse of Greensill Capital, once a darling of the financial and (some) political elites in Australia and the UK. Greensill was a ‘leader’ in rev … Read Full Article about If you owe the money, pay up! That’s damn good policy
You’ll likely be aware that last Wednesday (29 September) WorkSafe Victoria announced that it is prosecuting the Victorian Health Department for work safety breaches over the hotel quarantine disaster … Read Full Article about WorkSafe thinks its move is ‘checkmate’ – Sorry WorkSafe, Ya Dreamin’
If you’ve been following our Not Above the Law campaign, you’ll likely be aware of a BIG development yesterday. Early in the afternoon WorkSafe Victoria announced that it is prosecuting the Victorian D … Read Full Article about WorkSafe concedes a ‘bit’. But not enough. Much more work to be done
Tonight we launch our television advertising campaign. The theme is simple. ‘WorkSafe Must Prosecute’. Watch Channel Nine’s evening news at 6pm in Victoria. Here’s the advert. Here are images fro … Read Full Article about We launch our TV ad campaign – Tonight 6pm – WorkSafe Must Prosecute
In a telling development yesterday, reports from an industry trade magazine describe how WorkSafe Victoria is investigating a business over the death of a worker from Covid-19. The WorkSafe move … Read Full Article about WorkSafe Victoria raises the ‘double standards’ flag. Kowtows to union demands
You might recall that on 13 August we wrote to all work safety authorities asking them to make clear statements as to where they stood on business-mandated vaccinations for staff. Here’s our l … Read Full Article about NSW gives green light for business-mandated vaccinations. It’s ‘Safe’