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  • Sep 25
    Win up to $20,000 in October to improve workplace safety during National Safe Work Month

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    Safe Work Australia is offering between $2,000 and $20,000 for great health and safety projects. Apply online and be in for a chance to win some cash to make your project a reality. Thankfully, there has been a steady, long-term, national decline in the rate of work-related fatalities and workers...
  • Sep 25
    Unfair dismissal claim succeeds against labour hire company

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    Overview of the facts A machinery operator at a coal mine has succeeded in an unfair dismissal claim against their employer, a labour hire business. The workers employment was ended after the labour hire company was informed that services were no longer required.
  • Sep 14
    From the Chief Executive - 14 September 2018

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    This week, the Victorian Chamber welcomed the news that Victorian consumers will benefit from a massive injection of new electricity generation, with 900 megawatts of new capacity (enough to power 650,000 homes), to be built across the state. The new generation capacity will be built as part of the...
  • Sep 12
    Victoria now worst performer on payroll tax threshold

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    12 September 2018  Victorian small businesses are paying a tax they wouldn’t have to pay if they were operating anywhere else in Australia. Victoria’s $650,000 payroll tax threshold is now the worst in the nation, after South Australia’s recent payroll tax cut. Ahead of the...
  • Sep 12
    Portable long service leave scheme to go ahead

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    On 5 September 2018 the Victorian Parliament passed the Long Service Benefits Portability Act 2018. This legislation, which will commence on 1 July 2019, will establish a scheme to provide portability of long service leave benefits for workers in the contract cleaning, security and community...

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