The lobby group representing for-profit superannuation funds and fund managers is pushing the Morrison Government to extend the scope of its choice-of-fund legislation to existing or expired workplace agreements.
The nurses union says a plan to let faith-based hospital and aged care providers make discriminatory employment decisions based on religion could affect quality of care, while a teachers' union warns of "unanticipated consequences".
The Morrison Government is looking to establish a national system of labour hire regulation rather than having "multiple various schemes" across different jurisdictions, Senate Estimates hearings have been told.
As the Commonwealth considers a new funding model that assesses staffing needs for aged care homes, a royal commission paper says more than half the nation's residents are with providers offering an unacceptable number and mix of workers according to a world-leading measurement tool.
A major employer has expressed concerns about the Morrison Government's looming clampdown on workers' entitlement funds, praising its own experience of the "quality service" offered to injured employees.