18
Jul 19

International airports suffer massive security breaches

A 13 year old boy slipped through security and board a British Airways flight at Heathrow Airport this week.  The teen, believed to be Dutch, was only noticed when cabin crew asked for his boarding pass. The flight was delayed for over four hours, and other passengers had to undergo a second security check.  The incident … Continue reading International airports suffer massive security breaches

18
Jul 19

Gender equality mandated in Victoria

While all Australian states are moving towards gender equality, perhaps none have demonstrated a higher level of commitment than Victoria. It was the last state to give women the vote in 1908, and took until 1923 to let women run for Parliament, the state has embedded gender equity in governmental policy and legislation. The launch … Continue reading Gender equality mandated in Victoria

18
Jul 19

Speaking to be heard: Communicating with influence

Most organisations have a leader or two who ‘pull rank’ and issue commands. “Have this on my desk by 5”, “We’re doing it this way now because I said so,” “This is your responsibility now.” They lack empathy, relatability and compassion. How do you and your colleagues perceive these leaders?  Effective communication is paramount to … Continue reading Speaking to be heard: Communicating with influence

16
Jul 19

This is the best country to be a woman 

On October 24, 1974, the women of Iceland made a stand. They didn’t show up for work, nor did they cook, clean or look after their children.  Men took their children to work, armed with pencils and colouring books to keep them occupied. They could be heard playing in the background of the radio and … Continue reading This is the best country to be a woman 

16
Jul 19

Driving student engagement in STEM through industry partnerships

Australia is producing less STEM graduates now than it was 10 years ago. The findings, published in Business Insider Australia, revealed the growing challenge for Australian companies to find staff with suitable skills. While 75% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM related skills, the proportion of Australian graduates with qualifications in science, technology, engineering … Continue reading Driving student engagement in STEM through industry partnerships

15
Jul 19

Demonstrating Standard 5 compliance in end of life care

The 2nd edition of the NSQHS came into effect at the start of this year, addressing the gaps identified in the first edition including mental health and cognitive impairment, health literacy, end-of-life care, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Standard 5, focusing around complying with and demonstrating compliance to Comprehensive Care, is thus far … Continue reading Demonstrating Standard 5 compliance in end of life care

09
Jul 19

Top 3 technologies for investigations and enforcement professionals

Effective compliance within a well-established framework of rules and regulations is pivotal to ensuring a well-functioning society. Compliance holds direct correlation with citizen trust in government, while inefficient regulation can impede productivity, investment and innovation.  Regulation is critical from social perspectives, including safeguarding health and safety and protecting the environment, it is also the foundation … Continue reading Top 3 technologies for investigations and enforcement professionals