Industry news

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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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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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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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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