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  • Apr 28
    From the Chief Executive - 28 April 2017

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    Many Victorian businesses will be watching the State and Federal Budgets over the next fortnight for pro-business policies that enable them to be more competitive and grow. The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been advocating for pro-business policies at the highest levels of...
  • Apr 28
    New OHS and equipment (public safety) regulations enacted by state government

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    On Wednesday this week, the Victorian Government made the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (OHS Regulations, 2017) and the Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2017 (EPS Regulations, 2017).  These new Regulations will take effect on 18 June 2017. The new OHS Regulations, 2017...
  • Apr 28
    Portable long service leave will increase employment costs

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    The Victorian Chamber is opposing a Victorian Government proposal to impose a portable long service leave scheme on the cleaning and security sectors. Such a scheme will increase the cost of labour without delivering any corresponding increase in productivity. It will also result in additional...
  • Apr 28
    US-bound air cargo screening conditions set to change

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    As of July 1 2017, exporters will be unable to send their goods to the US by air unless they comply with new US air cargo screening requirements.   These requirements have been imposed on airlines by the US Government. The Australian Government is working with Australian businesses to help...
  • Apr 28
    60 Years of Australia-Japan Trade

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    2017 marks sixty years since the Australia-Japan Commerce Agreement, a cornerstone of the bilateral trade relationship, was signed. In 1957, Australia was the first country to engage in open trade with Japan after World War II. The Agreement signaled a shift in international trade policy and...

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