Archived news

Complimentary Trends eBook
29 Nov 2016
Welcome to Trends collection of projects that have design concepts or clever features that particularly caught our attention.
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Fair Work Ombudsman to Audit 200 Businesses in Shepparton Region
22 Nov 2016
Fair Work Inspectors will audit approximately 200 businesses in the region over the next three months.
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Changes to standard form contract law
17 Nov 2016
The new law to protect small businesses from unfair contracts came into effect on 12 November 2016.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
6 Oct 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the latest Trends eBook "Kitchen, Bathroom, Home"
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2016 FIAA AGM Notice
30 Sep 2016
68th FIAA AGM Notification
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Tax cuts - withholding amounts changed
23 Sep 2016
The Australian Government has increased the 32.5% tax threshold from $37,001 - $80,000 to $37,001 - $87,000.
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Complimentary Webinar
22 Sep 2016
Join the Victorian Small Business Commissioner at this free webinar to learn about contractual risks
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Complimentary Trends eBook
21 Sep 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook Home, Kitchen, Bathroom
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NSW Industrial Relations - Complimentary Webinar
19 Sep 2016
Portable Long Service Schemes & Long Service Leave in NSW
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Ban on excessive surcharging by large businesses
1 Sep 2016
From 1st September there’s a new law limiting the amount a large business can charge customers for use of most credit and debit cards.
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Casual Employment & Redundancy Entitlements
23 Aug 2016
Periods of regular casual employment will now be counted towards redundancy entitlements as the result of a Fair Work Commission ruling.
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Illegal logging laws update August 2016
16 Aug 2016
The latest news on Australia's illegal logging laws from The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
16 Aug 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook -Bathroom, Home, Kitchen
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Major Changes to Annual Leave for Award Covered Employees
5 Aug 2016
The Fair Work Commission has varied some awards with new or changed terms about taking and cashing out of annual leave.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
28 Jul 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook - Kitchen, Bathroom, Home
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AWISA 2016 - Left a Lasting Impression
12 Jul 2016
AWISA 2016 has come and gone, but it definitely left a lasting impression!
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FIAA Members - Winners at the CMDA Awards
12 Jul 2016
HK Joinery Design and Bessant Custom Built Furniture Award Winners.
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Payroll Tax Rebate (Jobs Action Plan)
24 Jun 2016
The total rebate amount per new job has increased to $6,000.
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Loose-fill asbestos insulation
16 Jun 2016
Register for free loose-fill asbestos test by 1st August 2016.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
14 Jun 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook - Home Kitchen, Bathroom
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Illegal Logging Laws Update June 2016
7 Jun 2016
Extension to 'soft-start' compliance period
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New Benefits for Injured Workers
16 May 2016
Injured workers will be eligible for two new benefits that provide further support for them to return to work.
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The National Construction Code 2016 is NOW in effect!
12 May 2016
1 May 2016 is the national adoption date for NCC 2016
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Illegal Logging Laws Update May 2016
9 May 2016
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is pleased to bring you the latest news and developments on Australia's illegal logging laws.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
6 May 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook - Home Bathroom, Kitchen
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Get Superstream Ready
5 May 2016
Employers should be getting SuperStream ready now.
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ATO - Industry Benchmarks for  for the 2013–14 year.
1 May 2016
Performance benchmarks are for the 2013–14 year.
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Victorian Government Funding Programs/Grants
29 Apr 2016
The Future Industries Fund is now open for applications by the Victorian Government
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Recharge and Reconnect with FIAA at AWISA
26 Apr 2016
FIAA WILL BE AT AWISA IN MELBOURNE AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO CATCHING UP.
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Tax Concessions for Small Businesses
19 Apr 2016
Did you know there are tax concessions available that can help your small business grow?
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Webinar - B2B Unfair Contract Terms
15 Apr 2016
Join ASIC and the ACCC for a free webinar to find out about the new law that aims to protect small businesses from unfair contract terms.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
11 Apr 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook - Home Kitchen & Bathroom
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Fitness for Work Policies ensuring compliance with the Building Code 2013
23 Mar 2016
Implementation of the new drug and alcohol requirements as part of the Building Code 2013 (the Building Code).
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National Industry Scholarship Initiative
22 Mar 2016
The National Industry Scholarship grant Initiative has been reinstated commencing July 1st 2015 to December 31st 2016.
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The NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register - Commencing 1st of July 2016
18 Mar 2016
The first Complaints Register will be published in August 2016, based on data from the month of July 2016.
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Timber Due Diligence enews
15 Mar 2016
Timber Due Diligence enews to provide general information to importers and service providers on Illegal Logging and Due Diligence.
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Complimentary Trends eBook
4 Mar 2016
In conjunction with Trends, FIAA would like to share with you the current Trends eBook - Home Kitchen & Bathroom
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Planit Cutting Edge Solutions - Introducing S2M Optimiser
12 Feb 2016
Planit Cutting Edge Solutions is excited to announce the launch of S2M Optimiser, which is the ideal option for businesses looking to optimiser their cut lists.
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Appointment of first Small Business Ombudsman
1 Feb 2016
First Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman announced.
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Public Holidays 2016
4 Jan 2016
A list of 2016 public holidays for each state and territory in Australia.
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