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Tom Bicknell
Communications Manager
Fire Protection Association Australia

T: 03 8892 3118

E: tom.bicknell@fpaa.com.au



Latest News

Latest Statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday 12th March 2015 show that in the December Quarter 2014, there were 57 disputes (an increase of 2 from the September Quarter 2014).

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Unemployment rate decreases to 6.1%

Posted on March 13, 2015

The Labour Force figures for February 2015, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday 12th March 2015 show thatseasonally adjusted Unemployment decreased by 0.1% from 6.4% (January 2015) to 6.3% (February 2015).

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FPA Australia is seeking to provide clarity on the selection, management and use of firefighting foams. It is hoped this will assist to inform people about the facts when choosing firefighting foams, including understanding the fire extinguishment effectiveness and environmental impacts.

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FPA Australia is extremely pleased to be expanding its capacity for advocacy and technical output with the appointment of Brett Dundules to the position of Senior Technical Officer.

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Victorian Membership Group Chair and long-standing member and contributor at FPA Australia Rod Buncle has chosen to relinquish his position as Chair.

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2 Weeks Until Fire Australia 2015

Posted on March 11, 2015

The Fire Australia 2015 Conference & Exhibition is almost upon us! Don't miss your chance to register and attend the biggest fire protection conference and exhibition in the southern hemisphere which is shaping up as being the largest in the event's history!

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Why not promote your business with your company logo? For a small set up fee you can have any A4 size FPA Australia logbook personalised featuring your logo and company details, ensuring that anyone who views your service records understands it is your business undertaking the vital fire protection work on site.

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Don't miss your opportunity to take advantage of 50% off the cost of subscription to our newly launched Workplace Relations Plus service. This special offer ends on March 31.

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The recent release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that in the 12 months to November 2014, the Trend series Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time earnings increased by 2.7% to $1,476.30.

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Wage Price Index - December 2014

Posted on March 03, 2015

The Australian Bureau has published the Wage Price Index (WPI) date for the December quarter.

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