Security tips to avoid ‘WannaCry’ ransomware cyber attacks

16/05/2017

Telstra has released some recommendations to help guard against the recent so-called ‘WannaCry’ ransomware cyber attacks. As always, we recommend education as one of the best defences against cyber threats, such as our Information Security Awareness online training.


Australian mandatory data breach notification laws pass

14/02/2017

Organisations covered by the Australian Privacy Act are now required to follow new mandatory data breach notification laws. Do you know your obligations under the Act? Check out our Australian Privacy Law training.


132 Australians died on the job so far in 2016

23/11/2016

Safe Work Australia has released data showing that 132 Australians have been killed at work so far in 2016 (190 died in 2015). Find out more about our Work Health & Safety training here.


Colgate-Palmolive ordered to pay $18m for anti-competitive deal

01/05/2016

Colgate-Palmolive has been penalised $18m by the ACCC for entering into anti-competitive understandings with laundry detergent competitors. These laws are covered in our Restrictive Trade Practices course.


Freelancer.com fined $20,000 for breaching Australian Privacy Principles

12/01/2016

Freelancer.com has been penalised $20,000 by the OAIC for breaching Australian Privacy Principles by improperly disclosing its information collection policies and improperly disclosing personal information. Learn more about our Australian privacy law training.


Financial transactions suspected of terrorism links triple in past year – Austrac

04/11/2015

Reported financial transactions suspected of being linked to terrorism tripled last year according to Austrac. For information on our Anti-money Laundering/Counter Terrorism Financing training, click here.


Coles guilty of unconscionable conduct under consumer laws

22/12/2014

Coles has been fined $11.25M as part of a settlement with the ACCC after admitting to unconscionable conduct in its dealings with hundreds of suppliers. Click here for the story or find out more about MCQI’s Fair Trading course which covers unconscionable conduct.


ACCC overhaul of competition laws

23/09/2014

ACCC has begun considering an overhaul of Aussie competition laws with the Harper Competition Review Draft Report.
Read more about the report here.


The recent celebrity security breach

03/09/2014

The recent celebrity security breach highlights the importance of information security awareness. How aware are your people?
Learn more about our Information Security Awareness online training.


Tony Abbott backs down on racial discrimination changes

05/08/2014

Tony Abbott has backed down on attempts to weaken the Racial Discrimination Act, in the face of public pressure. This is a good outcome for supporters of fair, free speech in Australia.