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Regulator compliance targeting wholesale and retail fuel for 2021/2022
3 weeks ago

Regulator compliance targeting wholesale and retail fuel for 2021/2022

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has released its National Compliance Plan for 2021-2022 and fuel wholesale and retail features prominently in the list of focus and target industries, building on …
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National Wage Case 2021 and its implications
1 month ago

National Wage Case 2021 and its implications

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) undertakes the National Wage Case each year to determine if, and to what level the minimum wage should be increased.  Today the FWC handed down …
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Superannuation Changes
1 month ago

Superannuation Changes

 

Change is coming to superannuation and its operation in business with an increase in the superannuation guarantee rate for the first time in many years, along with operational changes …
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$204,120 in penalties for $53,850 in underpayments
2 months ago

$204,120 in penalties for $53,850 in underpayments

Following a routine FWO random audit, the Court has imposed a $170,100 fine against the Melbourne restaurant business and a further $34,020 fine against its sole director (in addition to …
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FWO SME Advice Service Launches
2 months ago

FWO SME Advice Service Launches

The Fair Work Ombudsman will soon be providing writing advice to small businesses on the National Employment Standards, Leave and Entitlements, Agreements and the Modern Awards including; coverage, classifications, wage …
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$14,000 in on spot fines for fuel outlets breaking FuelWatch rules
2 months ago

$14,000 in on spot fines for fuel outlets breaking FuelWatch rules

Ten infringement notices of $1,000 and one for $4,000 issued to fuel outletsDiscrepancies found in price reported to FuelWatch or on signboardFuel retailers warned to report and display prices that …
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TAS EPA releases new UPSS test requirements
5 months ago

TAS EPA releases new UPSS test requirements

​​​​​​​​​​​The Tasmanian EPA has released a new protocol for the conducting of Equipment Integrity Tests on Underground Petroleum Storage Systems that are required to meet the Loss Detection requirements in …
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Incorrect pumps costing more than money
5 months ago

Incorrect pumps costing more than money

By  •  ACAPMA, Compliance

The National Measurement Institute, the regulatory body that oversees weights and measures, continued its regular site visits to inspect fuel pumps (bowsers) as part of its ongoing focus at a …
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Faulty petrol pumps ripping off Australians to the tune of $12 million
5 months ago

Faulty petrol pumps ripping off Australians to the tune of $12 million

Australian consumers are being ripped off up to $12 million a year from faulty petrol pumps.

The National Measurement Institute has released its latest report into bowser calibration, finding five …
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Western Australia COVID Check In Mandates
8 months ago

Western Australia COVID Check In Mandates

Particular WA businesses are required to maintain contact registers for staff and customers from Saturday 5th December 2020 as part of the contact tracing efforts as the State prepares to …
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