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You, market competition and the Law
6 days ago

You, market competition and the Law

By  •  Legal

Given the level of continuous scrutiny of the Australian fuel market, a good knowledge of the Australian Competition and Consumer Act (2010) – which is commonly referred to as Australian …
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New casual conversion clause for administrative staff
2 weeks ago

New casual conversion clause for administrative staff

By  •  Employment

Casuals engaged under the Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010 will need to be provided with a copy of the provisions in the new casual conversion clause by 31 December …
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Award Change Notice:  New minimum shift length for casuals under the VMRSR Award
2 weeks ago

Award Change Notice: New minimum shift length for casuals under the VMRSR Award

By  •  Employment

Casuals console operators, roadhouse attendants and driveway attendants must now be engaged for a minimum of 2 hours per rostered shift under changes to the VMRSR Award that came into …
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Engaging casuals in the downstream petroleum industry
2 weeks ago

Engaging casuals in the downstream petroleum industry

By  •  Employment

Recent cases have continued to highlight the importance of understanding the requirements around compliant engagement and management of staff, particularly casual staff.  Last week ACAPMA held an energetic Townhall meeting …
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Time for servos to sign-up for fuel price scheme
2 weeks ago

Time for servos to sign-up for fuel price scheme

By  •  Information

On 1 November 2018, Queensland Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham told Parliament that retailers should sign-up online by mid-November to supply their up-to-date prices, so they were ready for the …
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Fuel prices, protests & public policy
2 weeks ago

Fuel prices, protests & public policy

By  •  Feature

Friday the 26th of October and Saturday the 27th of October 2018 marked the conduct of a two-day national boycott of service stations across Australia, as widely promoted on social …
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Time to prepare for fuel price reporting in QLD
3 weeks ago

Time to prepare for fuel price reporting in QLD

By  •  Information

Regular readers of this newsletter will be aware that, earlier this year, the Queensland Government announced its’ intention to introduce a two-year trial of compulsory fuel price reporting laws from …
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Are Australia’s Motoring Associations truly objective on fuel prices?
4 weeks ago

Are Australia’s Motoring Associations truly objective on fuel prices?

By  •  Information

This week, the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) announced that its’ exclusive deal with PUMA (or at least exclusive until just recently) had delivered an estimated $5.19M in savings …
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QLD price reporting laws on track for launch in December 2018
1 month ago

QLD price reporting laws on track for launch in December 2018

By  •  Petrol pricing

Earlier this year, the QLD Government announced that it would introduce new laws requiring fuel retailers to report fuel prices in real time.

Aware of the difficulties experienced with the …
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New Draft Guidelines for forecourt runoff released in NSW
1 month ago

New Draft Guidelines for forecourt runoff released in NSW

By  •  Environment

At its most basic level, current environmental laws in all Australian States and Territories put an absolute obligation on service station operators to take all reasonable steps to prevent pollution …
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