Archived news

Security of Payment Reforms - Have Your Say
30 Aug 2018
Have your say on the Bill or the consultation paper.
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13 Jul 2018
The Major Prize winner of the FIAA Industry Awards Design of the Year will receive a complementary trip to ISH in Frankfurt, Germany, as part of the Australian International Design Tours 2019 trip in March 2019.
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SAFEWORK NSW LAUNCHES FORKLIFT SAFETY BLITZ
6 Mar 2018
SafeWork NSW has launched a week-long forklift safety blitz after three workers were killed and more than 1,300 were injured in two years.
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FIAA Industry Awards Night 21st September 2018
16 Feb 2018
Save the date
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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John Tiddy Memorial Award Winners
12 Jul 2016
FIAA Apprentices win John Tiddy Memorial Award at AWISA 2016
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