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Compliance

$204,120 in penalties for $53,850 in underpayments
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
1 month 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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FBT obligations when providing a company car
2 months ago

FBT obligations when providing a company car

By  •  ACAPMA

The ATO has provided further guidance and resources for businesses to better understand the obligations and implications of providing an employee with a company car.

From ATO release 14.4.2021…

Providing …
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Tasmanian Govt lauds fuel price app
3 months ago

Tasmanian Govt lauds fuel price app

Announcing that Tasmanian fuel prices are now lower than the national average the Tasmanian Government has pointed to the new Fuel Check TAS app for “delivering a more transparent and …
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FWO launches legal action against United Petroleum
2 years ago

FWO launches legal action against United Petroleum

In a major warning to all businesses operating in the fuel retail industry, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) launched legal action against United Petroleum this week claiming that the company …
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HR Highlight:  Confirmation of Employment – why you should be sending one to all staff, now!
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Confirmation of Employment – why you should be sending one to all staff, now!

It is well understood that there are things that employers need to communicate to employees.  What is less clear is how, from a practical stand point, should a business address …
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National Wage Case Decision 2019 and its Implications
2 years ago

National Wage Case Decision 2019 and its Implications

By  •  ACAPMA, Employment

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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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
2 years 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 years ago

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

By  •  ACAPMA, Compliance

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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