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.


New Information Security Awareness course

01/07/2014

We’re launching into the new financial year with a brand new Information Security Awareness course! Check it out here.


Heartbleed OpenSSL Flaw

14/04/2014

We’d like to inform our clients and users of http://mcqi.com.au that our web servers are NOT affected by the ‘Heartbleed’ OpenSSL flaw.


AHRC Review

07/04/2014

According to an AHRC Review, 50% of women report pregnancy-related discrimination at work. Clearly more EEO education is needed.