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Latest News

Month: March

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) wishes to express its deepest sympathies for those injured and tragically lost in last weekend’s shopping mall fire in Kemerovo in Russia.

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February employment data has shown a continuation in the growth of full time employment that is now in its sixteenth month.

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The Fire Australia 2018 conference program is now available, featuring a high-calibre line-up of international and local industry experts.

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Dedicated event for HAZMAT 2018

Posted on March 22, 2018

The HAZMAT 2018 Conference and Trade Show will this year be separated into a dedicated event specifically targeting the hazardous materials, dangerous goods, major hazard facility and emergency management industries.

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Privacy act changes data breach rules

Posted on March 21, 2018

Amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) took effect on 23 February 2018 with respect to a mandatory data breach notification system. Breaches of this part of the Privacy Act – the new Part IIIC – may lead to personal liability of directors and officers.

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The Australian Government has rejected a recommendation to ban the importation, sale and use of combustible cladding made by the Senate inquiry into non-conforming building products, determining such a ban would be neither effective nor practical.

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Recent changes to the Fair Work Act have seen some significant requirements being placed on negotiating parties to enterprise agreements.

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