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05 Jan BUSH FIRE EMERGENCY

As Members will be aware, fires are burning across New South Wales, Victoria, SA and Queensland posing a significant threat to communities and property. I’ve already become aware of Members being contacted by staff who have indicated they will be unable to get to work because...

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08 Oct Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Single Touch Payroll (STP) works by sending tax and super information from your STP-enabled payroll or accounting software to the ATO as you run your payroll.   It is mandatory for all employers to use STP: STP started from 1 July 2018 for employers with 20 or more employees. ...

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24 Oct CASUAL CONVERSION

The Fair Work Commission have inserted a standard casual conversion clause in modern awards which do not already have a clause of this nature.  The operative date of this clause is 1 October 2018.  The clause also applies to labour hire workers.  A copy of...

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31 Jul FAMILY & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

From 1 August 2018 most modern awards (including the Timber Industry Award 2010) have been varied to insert the Leave to deal with Family and Domestic Violence model term as follows: 36A. Leave to deal with Family and Domestic Violence [36A inserted by PR609389 ppc 01Aug18] 36A.1 This clause applies to...

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16 Jan POST ELECTION REPORT

The Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 requires the Australian Electoral Commission to provide a written report on the conduct of the election for the TTIA Council.  A copy of this report and TTIA's response to this report is published on this website for Members only under "More"...

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17 Oct HEAT FATIGUE

As summer approaches, once again employers are reminded to take measures to prevent fatigue caused by working outdoors.  Protection for workers from UV radiation and reduction of the hazards associated with working in hot and sunny environments is essential. Fatigue and heat-stress can affect a worker’s...

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