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Duri fuel leak: investigation ongoing one year on from discovery of groundwater contamination near Tamworth
1 week ago

Duri fuel leak: investigation ongoing one year on from discovery of groundwater contamination near Tamworth

Fuel had been leaking into the groundwater at Duri for years undetected when it was discovered in late 2019.

Nearby residents are still banned from affected bores.

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Ingham Shell: Flaming utility vehicle pulls into Ingham service station
1 week ago

Ingham Shell: Flaming utility vehicle pulls into Ingham service station

A senior North Queensland firefighter has praised the actions of a passer-by and an alert petrol station employee after a motorist attempted to drive his burning car into Ingham Shell.


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HR Highlight:  Managing the sickie
1 week ago

HR Highlight: Managing the sickie

By  •  HR Highlight, ACAPMA

After a long year, and as we prepare for another year of unprecedented change managing the classic “sickie” has become fraught with additional tension. So the question becomes then: what …
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HR HIGHLIGHT: WORK EVENTS, ACAPMA EMPLOYMENT GUIDE
1 month ago

HR HIGHLIGHT: WORK EVENTS, ACAPMA EMPLOYMENT GUIDE

From Conferences to Christmas Parties, Work Events are often seen as a reward directed to staff but have the effect of not only amplifying the performance management pressures on the …
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Python hides in petrol station bin on Gold Coast
1 month ago

Python hides in petrol station bin on Gold Coast

This is the horrifying moment a massive python popped it head out of a petrol station bin while customers were filling up on fuel.

Experienced snake catcher Bryce Lockett was …
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Proposed IR changes are modest but meaningful
1 month ago

Proposed IR changes are modest but meaningful

By  •  ACAPMA, Employment

Earlier this week, the Federal Attorney General (The Hon. Christian Porter MP) introduced a draft Bill into the Australian Parliament which proposes changes to Australia’s Industrial laws. The Bill, entitled: …
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HR Highlight:  Changes to Casuals – a practical review
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Changes to Casuals – a practical review

With the presentation of the IR Omnibus Bill to Parliament there has been a flurry of media coverage about what the Bill will mean for casual employees and employers of …
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Gordonvale crash: Service station doors smashed by car
1 month ago

Gordonvale crash: Service station doors smashed by car

A CAR has smashed into a service station building in Cairns with paramedics and police at the scene trying to work out what went wrong.

An emergency call came in …
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USA:  Old service station sushi results in horror illness
2 months ago

USA: Old service station sushi results in horror illness

A mum battled incontinence, hallucinations and insomnia for months after her decision to eat five-day-old sushi from a service station.

Doctors treating the 34-year-old woman, identified only as JC, were …
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$139,800 in penalties for cafe that paid workers in food and drink
2 months ago

$139,800 in penalties for cafe that paid workers in food and drink

By  •  ACAPMA, Employment

A Brisbane cafe operator has been handed $95,000 in penalties to the business and a combined total of $24,800 to the owners and managing director for “paying” staff, most of …
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