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14 March 2019

Ombudsman starts next round of LGOIMA practice investigations (6 November 2019)

06 November 2019 Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says he has commenced another round of self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of selected councils.Each investigation aims to establish whether the council has the leadership, culture, organisational systems, policies and procedures in place to support good official information practices.The selected... More about Ombudsman starts next round of LGOIMA practice investigations.

Consultation on climate-related financial disclosures (6 November 2019)

06 November 2019 The Government has released a discussion document, Climate-related financial disclosures: Understanding your business risks and opportunities related to climate change.The document sets out proposals for a mandatory (comply or explain) principles-based, climate-related financial disclosures regime.These would apply to financial firms and listed companies.The discussion document asks... More about Consultation on climate-related financial disclosures.

Regulation of paramedics announced (5 November 2019)

05 November 2019 The Government has agreed to regulate paramedics under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, Health Minister David Clark says.He says regulation will come into effect on 1 January 2020, but it will take some time to establish a new Paramedic Council and start registration, which... More about Regulation of paramedics announced.

Report analyses action on sexual violence victimisation reports (5 November 2019)

05 November 2019 The Ministry of Justice has released a report which analyses 23,739 sexual violence victimisations reported to Police between July 2014 and June 2018.Attrition and progression: Reported sexual violence victimisations in the criminal justice system finds that there was substantial attrition for victimisations reported to Police, with... More about Report analyses action on sexual violence victimisation reports.

Last updated on the 14th March 2019