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Member Update
26 Mar 2020

Today, employer and union groups have made an urgent consent application to the Fair Work Commission that will make temporary amendments to the Clerks - Private Sector Award 2010 in response to the crisis facing Australian business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Australian Apprenticeships
19 Mar 2020

The Government is supporting small businesses to retain their apprentices and trainees. Eligible employers can apply for a wage subsidy of 50 per cent of the apprentice’s or trainee’s wage for 9 months from 1 January 2020 to 30 September 2020. Where a small business is not able to retain an apprentice, the subsidy will be available to a new employer. The wage subsidy will be claimable for wages paid since 1 January 2020.

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Breaking News 1
11 Mar 2020

At the AWISA Ltd board meeting on Friday 6 March the decision was made to postpone the AWISA exhibition planned for 1-4 July 2020.

This decision has not been taken lightly. It is not a panicked or hysterical reaction, but a business-like reaction to what is actually happening in other parts of the world, and to what is highly likely to happen in Australia.

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Safework Nsw A4 Rgb
6 Mar 2020

Under the plan, NSW’s workers will be better protected by the introduction of on-thespot fines for those who engage in unsafe dry-cutting practices, the creation of a Silicosis Health Register and the introduction of a new workplace exposure standard from 1 July this year.

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14 Jan 2020

Contacts for emergency assistance and fact sheets on bushfire situation.

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7 Jan 2020

From 1 January 2020, salary sacrificed super contributions can't be used to reduce your super guarantee obligations, regardless of the amount your employee elects to salary sacrifice.

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Public Holiday Cloud
23 Dec 2019

List of public holidays for each state and territory in 2020.

These holidays may be subject to change (including additional holidays) by proclamation or gazettal by the relevant state or territory government.

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Changes Ahead News
5 Dec 2019

Queensland government passed legislation to establish a part-day public holiday on Christmas Eve, to commence from 24 December 2019.

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19 Nov 2019

Under the Australian Consumer Law, businesses that make comparisons between prices being charged must ensure these statements are accurate and consumers are not mislead about the saving that may be achieved.

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19 Sep 2019

Single Touch Payroll is here and small employers have until 30 September.

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