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Latest News

Month: September

August full time employment trend continues

Posted on September 19, 2017

The monthly full-time employment trend continued to increase in August 2017, with trend estimate of employment increasing by 27,100 (to 12,249,500) compared with 26,000 in July.

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Import ban misses heart of cladding problem

Posted on September 08, 2017

Recommendations to ban imports of polyethylene core (PE) cladding products do not address the underlying cause of the risk from combustible cladding use on Australian buildings, the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) believes.

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The Queensland Government has set a strong example for the rest of the country with its announcement yesterday it would strip and replace the cladding on Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital.

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