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$118,000 in penalties after NSW roadhouse operator “well and truly caught out by FWO”
4 hours ago

$118,000 in penalties after NSW roadhouse operator “well and truly caught out by FWO”

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $118,440 in penalties in Court after a NSW roadhouse manager tried to deprive an Indian employee of her Government-funded parental leave pay by falsely …
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HR Highlight Case Review:  When breaching cardinal rules warrant instant dismissal
6 days ago

HR Highlight Case Review: When breaching cardinal rules warrant instant dismissal

In a recent case the Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of an employee for using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle once, despite a 27 year …
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Chart of the day: Where to buy the cheapest petrol in the big cities
6 days ago

Chart of the day: Where to buy the cheapest petrol in the big cities

It’s official — independent chains sell the cheapest petrol, at least in capital cities.

The independents were on average the lowest priced petrol retailers in the five largest capital …
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ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045
6 days ago

ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045

The Australian Capital Territory has accelerated its zero emissions target, even as the federal government that gathers within its boundaries of the nation’s capital seems intent on putting a go-slow …
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E10 fuel keeps on catching on in Queensland
1 week ago

E10 fuel keeps on catching on in Queensland

One in five Queensland passenger vehicles is now using petrol with 10 per cent ethanol – a carbon reduction comparable to taking approximately 13,000 cars off the road.

Energy Minister …
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Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run
1 week ago

Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run

A morning coffee run has ended in disaster after a driver ploughed through the front of a service station.

It’s believed the 71-year-old Sydney woman lost control of …
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Gallagher sounds airfields warning
1 week ago

Gallagher sounds airfields warning

Principals and sub-contractors that fail to make sure they are adequately insured for any work undertaken that involves airfields and aircraft are risking massive exposures, according to ACAPMA’s insurance partner …
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Oil price rise likely to hit consumers with $4 billion headache and absorb benefit of tax cuts
1 week ago

Oil price rise likely to hit consumers with $4 billion headache and absorb benefit of tax cuts

Morgan Stanley argues the high fuel prices are likely to be sustained, driving up inflation and absorbing any benefit from the “modest” cuts.

The surging oil price will deliver the …
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Caltex says first quarter profit up 6.4%
1 week ago

Caltex says first quarter profit up 6.4%

Caltex has reported unaudited figures that show first-quarter profit after tax was $172 million, up from $161 million in the same period a year ago.

Service station group Caltex says …
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Filling up at these servos will help save you money
1 week ago

Filling up at these servos will help save you money

FILLING up at independent service stations is Melbourne motorists’ best bet for saving a buck at the bowser.

New research by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission points …
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