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Latest News

Month: January

Logbook legal action settled

Posted on January 31, 2018

Long-running legal action regarding the infringement of FPA Australia's fire protection logbooks has now been settled.

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A nation-wide roadshow is being run to discuss changes proposed for Certificate II and Certificate III in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing in a review by the Property Services Industry Reference Committee.

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Employment figures continue to grow

Posted on January 23, 2018

Monthly trend employment again increased in December with a monthly increase of 25,000 (to 12,419,800), while the past 12 months experienced a net increase of 393,000 (or 3.3%).

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ABCB releases NCC amendment preview

Posted on January 19, 2018

The Australian Buildings Codes Board (ABCB) has released a preview of an amendment to the National Construction Code (NCC) in advance of its adoption by all states and territories on 12 March 2018.

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Newly-released research into effective and affordable fire sprinkler protection of residential buildings could lead to a significant improvement in Australians’ safety.

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The latest Government data on wage movements in enterprise agreements (EAs) continue to show a downward trend with the average annualised wage increase (AAWI) in the September quarter 2017.

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An independent review into the UK’s building regulations and fire safety in the wake of Grenfell could have been written about Australia, its findings are that relevant to our situation.

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New QLD work health and safety legislation includes provision of an industrial manslaughter offence.

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The year to September 2017 saw fewer employees involved in industrial disputes than the previous year, but a significant lift in working days lost to those disputes, according to recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Whistleblower protection bill introduced

Posted on January 08, 2018

A new bill to upgrade whistleblower protection in the private sector is now before Parliament.

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