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Compliance

New Wage Rates apply from July 1 2019
3 weeks ago

New Wage Rates apply from July 1 2019

The new wage rates finalised by the Fair Work Commission recently come into effect on the first full pay period after July 1, 2019.  ACAPMA has distributed the ACAPMA Employment Quick Reference …
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Failure to correct $21,748 worth of underpayments results in more than $3 million fines
1 month ago

Failure to correct $21,748 worth of underpayments results in more than $3 million fines

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In what will be the first time the Fair Work Ombudsman relies on the “serious contraventions provisions” of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers legislation a Melbourne toy retailer who underpaid 8 …
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FWO launches 2019-20 priorities
1 month ago

FWO launches 2019-20 priorities

Fair Work Ombudsman Sandra Parker today announced the regulator’s priorities for the year ahead, which will direct the agency’s compliance work and enforcement outcomes.

In an address to the 2019 …
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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
2 months ago

Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation

The requirement to manage risk in the workplace often calls up the need to undertake drug and alcohol testing, particularly in the industry of fuel wholesale, transport and retail.  There …
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Safety Blitz for Victoria highlights the need for Hazard and Compliance Walks to be done NOW
2 months ago

Safety Blitz for Victoria highlights the need for Hazard and Compliance Walks to be done NOW

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In response to a series of incidents in the greater Melbourne area safety regulators are visiting businesses storing and retailing hazardous chemicals in a proactive risk assessment and response capacity.


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Action required by all NSW Site Operators
3 months ago

Action required by all NSW Site Operators

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The NSW Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the expiry of all Class 2, 3 and 4 exemptions to the secondary leak detection requirements under the 2008 UPSS regulations, and has …
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National audit checks fuel-pump accuracy
4 months ago

National audit checks fuel-pump accuracy

Petrol stations have been put on notice by the Morrison government after the launch of a national audit into the accuracy of fuel pumps in the lead-up to the Easter …
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NSW service station chain faces court
4 months ago

NSW service station chain faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a major service station chain for allegedly underpaying 22 employees $62,393 at sites across regional NSW.  

Facing the Federal Circuit …
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New Labour Hire Laws in effect for Victorian operations
4 months ago

New Labour Hire Laws in effect for Victorian operations

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All labour hire providers, who provide recruitment, placement (and in some cases contractor management) to host businesses operating in Victoria, are required to be licenced by 29th September 2019.  Extensive …
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Compliance to New Petrol Price Board laws in Tasmania
1 year ago

Compliance to New Petrol Price Board laws in Tasmania

The Hodgman Liberal Government is working hard to address cost of living concerns in Tasmania.

Petrol is a major household cost and our Code of Practice for Fuel Price Boards …
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