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The All Groups Consumer Price Index rose at a mild pace of 0.2% in the June quarter, according to the latest ABS numbers, a dip from the previous quarter’s 0.5% increase.

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Employment rises for ninth month

Posted on July 25, 2017

June trends in labour force data show the monthly trend in employment increasing for the ninth month straight, which has increased by 93,800 over the past three months. This has possibly been at the expense of part-time employment over the same period, which dropped by 4,500 (trend data). The latest unemployment figures show that both trend and seasonally adjusted unemployment sits at 5.6%, down from 5.7% trend and 5.6% seasonally adjusted.

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US Study Tour ends on a high

Posted on July 21, 2017

After the very productive visit to New York reported in last month’s FireSignals, the FPA Australia US Study Tour group moved on to the final leg with a visit to Boston to attend the annual conference of our US sister organisation the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

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To protect Australians from fire requires three elements working together; conforming products, conforming people, and enforcement of compliance. That was the message delivered this morning by Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) CEO Scott Williams to the Senate Inquiry into non-conforming and non-compliant building products.

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FPA Australia is expanding its training and education services and is looking for a range of industry experts to work with us to advance the professionalism of the fire protection industry.

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As part of the four-yearly review of modern awards, various employer and union bodies made applications to vary provisions concerning casual employment and part-time employment in a number of modern awards.

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has rejected an ACTU application to vary all modern awards by inserting a provision for 10 days paid leave.

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A summary of a number of monetary thresholds that have come into effect from 1st July 2017

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Even though the trend unemployment rate remained steady at 5.7% in May 2017, ABS data shows that Australia’s employment trend rate has increased for full-time employment for the eighth straight month in May 2017.

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The New South Wales Government has taken the first step in important reforms of the state’s fire safety regulation and certification system, which Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) believes will provide a template for other states and territories to follow.

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