SAS Group News
Filibuster in Senate – 40-hour debate
By SAS Group Chief Executive Peter Constantini
After a marathon 40-hour debate, the Senate has voted this afternoon to approve the Government's legislation to change the way Senators are elected.
Image: Andrew Meares, SMH.
When it comes to Senate reform, the real winner will be the Greens.
In what can only be described as an unusual alliance, the Federal Government has teamed up with Greens in order to overhaul the Senate voting system, however the long-term consequences will be profound.
SAS Group Director Larry Anthony explains.
Apprenticeships Australia – past uncertainty and future directions
By Michael Read - Senior Consultant
Last Friday, we saw the latest apprenticeship and traineeship numbers released, showing combined commencements are at their lowest levels in more than a decade with no sign of recovering.
The problem with these figures is they raise more questions than answers for policy makers.