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Enterprise Agreement Coercion

Posted on April 27, 2015

A recent Federal Court decision reiterated Employer rights to not enter into Enterprise Agreements demanded or threatened (or “required”) by a Union when it said that under the Fair Work Act, an Employer has a right to enter or not enter into an enterprise agreement with a particular union (or unions).

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FPA Australia is proud to pay tribute to our Anzac diggers on the historic 100th centenary of Anzac.

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Comment on Four Draft Standards

Posted on April 24, 2015

Now is your opportunity to provide comment on the draft revisions of AS 2118.1, AS 1670.1, AS 1670.4 and AS 1668.1.

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CPI Figures - March 2015

Posted on April 23, 2015

The release (22nd April 2015) by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of the latest Consumer Price Index data (March Quarter 2015) shows the annual inflation rate drop to 1.3% in the March Quarter from 1.7% in December 2014.

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FPA Australia is urging all potential students considering enrolling in fire protection industry training to closely consider the credibility of course offerings before singing up to any potential training.

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Pre-registration is now available to access the new, free digital version of the National Construction Code, including the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

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Unemployment rate decreases to 6.1%

Posted on April 20, 2015

Australia’s Unemployment rate continues to decrease in March 2015.

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On 31st March 2015 the Competition Review Panel released its Final Report with respect to Competition policy aimed at improving economic welfare in Australia.

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The Fire Australia Conference 2015, held on Queensland's Gold Coast March 25 and 26, has set a new benchmark for excellence.

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This year the Fire Australia Conference Charity Dinner, sponsored by Chubb, was the most successful ever.

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