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FIAA Industry Awards Night 21st September 2018
16 Feb 2018
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FIAA are excited to announce the 2018 FIAA Industry Awards.

Friday 21st September at the Crystal Palace Grand Ballroom, Luna Park.
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6 Feb 2018
The ISMAA program will assist 1st and 2nd year apprentices and trainees in overcoming life and work-based challenges. Helping them work towards completion of their trade training.
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Public Holidays 2018 - all states & territories
23 Jan 2018
2018 public holidays for each state and territory
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Boost Your Business Vouchers to support Victorian businesses
21 Dec 2017
From 29 January 2018, businesses across Victoria can apply for up to $50,000 through a range of vouchers to develop new products, access export markets, and improve productivity.
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Fairwork Commission varies casual/part-time overtime rules in General Retail Award
13 Dec 2017
Part-time and casual overtime clauses have been varied in the General Retail Award 2010
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$2,000 small business grant to help your business grow
12 Dec 2017
Revenue NSW can help boost your business with a small business grant of up to $2,000 for every new employee.
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69th FIAA Annual General Meeting Notice
30 Oct 2017
Notice is hereby given to all financial members that the 69th Annual General Meeting of Furnishing Industry Association of Australia Ltd will be held at the FIAA Offices, 1st floor, Unit 2/1 Sailfind Place Somersby on Friday 24 November 2017.
The meeting will commence at 1.00 pm.
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BREAKING NEWS: Federal Court rules on challenge to penalty rates
11 Oct 2017
The cuts to penalty rates for Sunday and public holidays will stand after the Federal Court dismissed an appeal.
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FIAA INDUSTRY AWARDS & THE WINNERS ARE !!
26 Sep 2017
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 FIAA INDUSTRY AWARD WINNERS. AND THE WINNERS ARE!!
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Better protection for workers as new Fair Work law passes Parliament
6 Sep 2017
The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 passed the Parliament on 5 September.
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5 Sep 2017
What you need to know - Steps on how to apply for your FIAA Apprenticeship Training
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Queensland Introduces Building Industry ‘Fairness’ for Subcontractors
5 Sep 2017
Queensland has ushered in a new era of ‘fairness’ in the building sector as the government in that state introduces legislation designed to improve protection for subcontractors.
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Ban on excessive surcharges for certain cards starts today
1 Sep 2017
From today, every business across Australia will be banned from charging customers excessive surcharges
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New Building Code 2016 Eligibility Rules and Evidence
1 Sep 2017
From 1 September 2017 contractors will not be able to express interest in, tender for or be awarded directly Commonwealth funded building if they or their related entities are covered by a non-compliant enterprise agreement unless one of the exemptions outlined in Schedule 5 applies
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Win a trip to Milan - FIAA Industry Awards Nomination
16 Aug 2017
FIAA are excited to announce prizes for the upcoming Industry Awards Night.
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Facts about the Building Code 2016
4 Aug 2017
The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code) .
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SUPER CONTRIBUTIONS HAVE NEVER BEEN SO QUICK
19 Jul 2017
You can now make your super contributions in a matter of clicks!
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BREAKING NEWS - Casual Employment Decision
7 Jul 2017
Casual and part-time employment decision: What you need to know
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Job Accelerator Grant - For Eligible Apprentices and Trainees
7 Jul 2017
Up to $15 000 For Every New Eligible Apprentice or Trainee Position Created.
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Domestic Violence Leave Decision
3 Jul 2017
The remaining members of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission have handed down their decision in the domestic violence leave test case.
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Small Business Urged to Review their Payment Surcharges
3 Jul 2017
The ACCC is urging small business owners to start preparing now for the ban on excessive payment surcharges
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Celebrating Excellence within the Furnishing Industry - Enter Now!
29 Jun 2017
Nominations are open for the FIAA Industry Awards 2017.
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Home Building Compensation Reforms
28 Jun 2017
What reform means for builders and tradies
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New OHS Regulations in Victoria
23 Jun 2017
WorkSafe Victoria announces new OHS Regulations 2017
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WA award and minimum pay rates to increase from 1 July
15 Jun 2017
WA Industrial Relations Commission increased the state minimum wage for adult award free employees and all pay rates in WA awards effective from the first pay period on or after 1 July 2017.
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Minimum Wage Increase - What You Need to Know
13 Jun 2017
Get set for a 3.3% increase to base rates of pay
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BUILDING CODE 2016 – ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE / SECURITY OF PAYMENTS
23 May 2017
The Building Code Group is continuing to develop tools and resources that assist stakeholders to meet the requirements of the Building Code 2016.
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Victoria - Small Business Boost
4 May 2017
There was good news for small businesses in the Victorian Government’s budget announcement.
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You've Got To Be In It To Win It
4 Apr 2017
FIAA INDUSTRY AWARDS - ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN
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Tenders - Provision of Furniture for Yagoona Community Centre
4 Apr 2017
Council is seeking Quotations for the provision of loose furniture and equipment for the new Yagoona Community Centre
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Anchor furniture to keep our kids safe
3 Apr 2017
Tragically, up to two children die and hundreds of children are injured in Australian households every year by furniture or TVs toppling over.
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ACCC is now targeting unfair contract terms
28 Mar 2017
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has a number of in-depth investigations underway
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DINNER, DRINKS, DARLING HARBOUR - CELEBRATING YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS!
14 Mar 2017
Get ready to celebrate excellence within your industry. Watch this space for further information.
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 Fair Work Commission’s Vice President Rejects Domestic Violence Leave in Awards
27 Feb 2017
The FWC Vice President has ruled that domestic violence leave should not be included in modern awards.
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