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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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BREAKING NEWS Regarding the New Building Code
8 Feb 2017
Australian Government introduced a bill which will drastically shorten the period for EAs made before 2 December 2016 to be National Building Code-compliant
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Public holidays 2017 – all states and territories
23 Jan 2017
2017 public holidays for each state and territory.
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School holiday dates 2017 – Australia wide
3 Jan 2017
To assist employers with staff planning for next year, a list of school holiday dates for government schools in each state and territory are provided
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FIAA KITCHEN CONTRACTS NOW HAVE ASBESTOS  CLAUSE
1 Jan 2017
FIAA have updated our Kitchen Contracts for NSW to include an asbestos clause.
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How fair are your small business contracts?
8 Dec 2016
Have you entered into or renewed a standard form contract since 12 November 2016?
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Why you should purchase your kitchen from an Australian Kitchen Manufacturer.
29 Nov 2016
The drawbacks of purchasing kitchens from retailers who are unlicensed and not a qualified Australian kitchen manufacturer
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Greater Choice and Transparency for Homeowners
4 Nov 2016
The NSW Government today announced an overhaul of the NSW Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF) to enable private insurers to enter the market
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Fuelling a Better Deal for NSW Motorists - FuelCheck
27 Sep 2016
The new FuelCheck website is here to help you get the best deal on fuel, anywhere in NSW.
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John Tiddy Memorial Award Winners
12 Jul 2016
FIAA Apprentices win John Tiddy Memorial Award at AWISA 2016
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Congratulations to the 2016 FIAA Apprentice of the Year
17 May 2016
FIAA would like to congratulate Douglas Keith on winning the 2016 FIAA Apprentice of the Year.
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NSW Apprentice and Trainee Payroll Tax Rebate
13 May 2016
NSW has a specific provision allowing taxpayers to claim a payroll tax rebate on wages paid to approved apprentices and trainees
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Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships
4 May 2016
Applications remain open until Monday 30th May 2016.
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Trade Support Loans
4 May 2016
New laws for the repayment of Trade Support Loan (TSL) debt are now in force
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Child Safety Warning: Secure All Windows And Blind Cords
15 Dec 2015
This summer Fair Trading is urging families to be aware of window safety to prevent falls as well as to check blind cords for child strangulation risks
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How much are your block releases costing you?
29 Jul 2015
One of FIAA’s loyal country members has let us know of the scenario they have been left in due to their apprentice having to do a 570km round trip for a training block release. Click read more to see the costs incurred.
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