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Award Changes – Pandemic Provisions extended
2 weeks ago

Award Changes – Pandemic Provisions extended

The Fair Work Commission has again extended the pandemic provisions outlined in Schedule I of the Clerks – Private Sector Award and the Vehicle Repair, Service and Retail Award. The …
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INDIA:  One dead, another missing after petrol pump fire mishap in Odisha
2 weeks ago

INDIA: One dead, another missing after petrol pump fire mishap in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 (PTI) One person died and another was missing after a blaze erupted at an Indian Oil Corporation petrol pump near Raj Bhavan here, police said on Thursday.


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Malfunctioning bowser causes fuel spill in Barooga NSW
3 weeks ago

Malfunctioning bowser causes fuel spill in Barooga NSW

Firefighters today prevented fuel from seeping in to the Barooga Creek.

About 200 litres of unleaded fuel spilled in to stormwater drains due to a malfunction with a fuel bowser earlier …
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Are you ready for the 2020/21 Summer?
3 weeks ago

Are you ready for the 2020/21 Summer?

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA, COVID-19

To say that 2020 has been a year most of us would rather forget is an understatement. The year opened with a bushfire catastrophe across four Australian States and Territories. …
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Resignation hesitation: When can employee ‘take back’ their resignation?
3 weeks ago

Resignation hesitation: When can employee ‘take back’ their resignation?

Resignation is final…except that it is not. There are exceptions to the rule that ‘all resignations are final and binding’, the chief exception is when an employee resigns in the …
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TEMPORARY AWARD CHANGES EXTENDED
3 weeks ago

TEMPORARY AWARD CHANGES EXTENDED

Following a decision by the Fair Work Commission on 24/9/2020, the Schedule X COVID Measures that was temporarily inserted into the Vehicle Repair, Service and Retail Award 2020, will now have …
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Fuels Paradise: the health impact of Australia’s poor fuel quality standards
4 weeks ago

Fuels Paradise: the health impact of Australia’s poor fuel quality standards

The Global Burden of Disease Study calls air pollution the world’s greatest environmental health risk. It causes around 5000 premature deaths in Australia each year by increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, …
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UK:  Car smashs into petrol pump at Shell garage
4 weeks ago

UK: Car smashs into petrol pump at Shell garage

Dramatic pictures show the aftermath of a crash which saw a car smashing into a petrol pump.

Debris were left strewn across the floor of the Shell garage on Northway …
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UK:  Drunk driver caught by petrol station staff
4 weeks ago

UK: Drunk driver caught by petrol station staff

A Port Erin man will be sentenced later this year after admitting driving while more than three times the legal limit.

Neil Gray of Maghergarran appeared before magistrates at Douglas …
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Dubai:  Huge blaze as car hits petrol pump
4 weeks ago

Dubai: Huge blaze as car hits petrol pump

A dramatic video has emerged of a car bursting into flames as it crashed into a petrol station in Saudi Arabia.

The footage of the incident, which happened in Al …
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