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The Productivity Commission has released clarification on the meaning of productivity in the Australian economy.

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FPA Australia commends the work of Mr Michael Lambert, who this week released his Draft Report into the NSW Building Professionals Act 2005.

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Become a FireFighter for a Day - FRNSW

Posted on August 21, 2015

Fire & Rescue NSW are hosting a Fire Professionals and Fire Engineers Engagement Day for members of the Society of Fire Safety (SFS), Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS), Association of Accredited Certifiers (AAC), Association of Hydraulic Services Consultants of Australia (AHSCA) and Fire Protection Association

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Average Weekly Earnings - May 2015

Posted on August 21, 2015

The recent release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that in the 12 months to May 2015, the Seasonally Adjusted series for Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time earnings increased by 1.99% to $1483.10.

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The chairperson of FPA Australia’s Special Hazard Fire Protection Systems—Brett Staines—will be providing a presentation on “Environmental factors affecting the selection and use of Fire-fighting foams – A Fire Safety Perspective” in September 2015 at the 6th International Contaminated Site Remediation conference (CleanUp 2015) in Melbourne, Australia.

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Unemployment Rate July 2015

Posted on August 14, 2015

The Labour Force figures for July 2015, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday 6th July 2015 show thatseasonally adjusted Unemployment was at 6.3%. This being from a revised 6.1% June 2015 figure.

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Wage Price Index - June 2015

Posted on August 14, 2015

The seasonally adjusted Wage Price Index rose by 0.6% in the June Quarter 2015 – compared a decrease in the wage trends for Enterprise Agreements (All Sectors) approved by the FWC in the March Quarter – the latest released data: from 3.4% (Dec. 2014) to 3.1% (March 2015).

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The Western Australian government today announced that Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is the first organisation to be recognised as an accrediting body for Bushfire Practitioners in accordance with the state’s Bushfire Accreditation Framework released earlier this year.

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FPA Australia will soon lodge its submission to the federal senate enquiry into the use of smoke alarms to prevent smoke and fire related deaths.

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FPA Australia is extremely pleased to announce our first professional level member, Dr Jonathan Barnett.

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