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Coronavirus: 7-Eleven to help ailing casuals
1 week ago

Coronavirus: 7-Eleven to help ailing casuals

Thousands of 7-Eleven casual workers will be guaranteed up to two weeks’ paid leave if forced into isolation by the coronavirus or required to care for someone with the virus.


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HR Highlight:  COVID-19 – Keeping Customers and Staff Safe
2 weeks ago

HR Highlight: COVID-19 – Keeping Customers and Staff Safe

By  •  Safety

All businesses are coming to grips with what COVID-19 means for them and how they are required to respond.  The focus is on keeping the community safe.  The strongest weapon …
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HR Highlight:  Managing Covid19 Risk in the Workplace
2 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Managing Covid19 Risk in the Workplace

By  •  HR Highlight

Published 13/3/2020, Last Updated 30/3/2020

Safework Australia has updated its Advice for PCBUs on addressing Covid19.  Woolworths, Telstra and others have announced unprecedented leave extensions to address the disease.  But …
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Caltex joins Maccas in reusable coffee cup ban
3 weeks ago

Caltex joins Maccas in reusable coffee cup ban

Petrol giant Caltex has joined McDonald’s in suspending the use of reusable coffee cups in stores nationwide to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Caltex told News Corp on …
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Canberra to miss out on $1 a litre fuel as prices close to 20 cents a litre more than Sydney
3 weeks ago

Canberra to miss out on $1 a litre fuel as prices close to 20 cents a litre more than Sydney

Canberra’s petrol prices have fallen less than half a cent in the past week, despite major capital cities recording falls of between 5 and 20 cents.

It comes as fuel …
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ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash
3 weeks ago

ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash

THE head of Australia’s consumer watchdog says petrol prices in Tasmania should drop by around 25 cents a litre in the coming weeks.

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on …
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Petrol prices to drop after coronavirus fears sparks price war
3 weeks ago

Petrol prices to drop after coronavirus fears sparks price war

Petrol prices in Australia are expected to drop — possibly as low as $1 a litre — after Saudi Arabia started a price war with Russia on Monday.

Oil prices …
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RACV reveals lowest petrol prices since February 2019 amid coronavirus outbreak
4 weeks ago

RACV reveals lowest petrol prices since February 2019 amid coronavirus outbreak

Melbourne motorists will be feeling some relief at the bowser, with the coronavirus outbreak causing crude oil prices to plummet.

New RACV data reveals world crude oil prices have tumbled …
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Navigating the near-term financial challenges of disasters
1 month ago

Navigating the near-term financial challenges of disasters

By  •  Advocacy

Earlier this week, ACAPMA CEO Mark McKenzie joined the CEO of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia, Peter Strong, in a meeting with the Andrew Colvin AM – …
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