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Latest News

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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FPA Australia will be hosting a seminar series on fire protection for service penetrations in fire resistant construction in February and March 2018 throughout Australia. This seminar is aimed at the service trades, building owners, occupiers and managers.

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November employment continues growth

Posted on December 18, 2017

Trend employment continued to increase in November with a monthly rise of 22,200 (to 12,380,100), while over the past 12 months employment increased by 371,000 (or 3.1%).

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Bookings have opened for sponsors and exhibitors for Fire Australia 2018, the country's premier life and fire safety event.

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The assessment of Australia’s building compliance and enforcement systems by independent experts Professor Peter Shergold AC and Bronwyn Weir is making headway, the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) heard on Monday.

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Unemployment continued to drop in October for the eighth consecutive month, while over the past 12 months employment has lifted 2.9%.

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A draft bill addressing private sector whistleblower protection promises major reforms, bringing private and public sector legislation in line.

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Two-year logbooks now available

Posted on December 07, 2017

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is proud to announce the launch of new two-year editions of our most popular logbooks.

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Fire Australia 2018 call for speakers

Posted on December 06, 2017

Fire Protection Association Australia is calling for speaker submissions for the Fire Australia 2018 Conference.

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