09
Jul 19

The Criterion In-quiz-ition

“Which gender has the XY chromosome?” Concerned murmurs fluttered through the tables of wizards, basketball players, Cluedo figurines and Christmas elves.  In a gamble round, teams were asked how many points they wanted to gamble. “We’re all in!” most teams declared, putting their hard-earned points on the line in the name of glory. After a … Continue reading The Criterion In-quiz-ition

09
Jul 19

Spotlight on British Airways and MYOB over data breaches

In a catastrophic week for data privacy, British Airways and MYOB have been publicly outed for data breaches. British Airways has been slammed with a record $329.33 million AUD fine for compromising the personal information of roughly half a million people last year.  The breach resulted in British Airways’ customers being diverted to a fraudulent … Continue reading Spotlight on British Airways and MYOB over data breaches

09
Jul 19

Your employees are bad at information management

They’re the statistics to make any records manager shudder: 46% of employees say it’s challenging and time-consuming to find the documents they need  83% have to recreate documents that already exist because they can’t find them 65% experience challenges in reviewing and approving documents  93% can’t find documents because they’ve been badly named or tagged  … Continue reading Your employees are bad at information management

09
Jul 19

Dispelling the myths around GDPR

Less than 12% of global companies understand what GDPR is and what it means for them. “A number of companies jumped on the GDPR bandwagon and claimed to be experts…Many companies that had never operated in the privacy space or even knew what privacy really meant, are all of a sudden were GDPR experts.” Sheila … Continue reading Dispelling the myths around GDPR

08
Jul 19

First day of NT Royal Commission – “My heart is crying”

The first day of hearings for the Royal Commission in Darwin began powerfully; with an Aboriginal elder begging for services to be delivered closer to her community.  Mildred Numamurdirdi is a traditional custodian from Numbulwar, a small rural community of 1000 people, in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Mildred today told the commission she was first … Continue reading First day of NT Royal Commission – “My heart is crying”

05
Jul 19

Beyond the Bedside

Women make up 70% of employees in the health and aged care sector, yet they comprise just 13% of c-suite executives.  Dr B Anne Brand didn’t let the daunting statistics dissuade her and scaled the career ladder with tenacity, grit and a sense of humour. Anne’s experience precedes her, having served as interim CEO for … Continue reading Beyond the Bedside

05
Jul 19

Aged Care Quality Standards announced 

“Today is the first upgrade to residential aged-care standards in 20 years,” Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians Richard Colbeck said on announcing the reforms this month.  The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has officially commenced assessment and monitoring against the Aged Care Quality Standards.  As of July 1 the Standards apply to … Continue reading Aged Care Quality Standards announced 

05
Jul 19

Building Bridges- Kyle Pinto’s perspective on the direction of child welfare practices

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Kyle Pinto knows what it’s like being on the front line in the family violence sector, starting his career as a community educator at a women’s shelter before working for several years as a Social Worker in Washington DC. It was during his term as a Social Worker that he heard of the Safe & … Continue reading Building Bridges- Kyle Pinto’s perspective on the direction of child welfare practices