Transport business fined for unlawful JobKeeper cashback payments

28 February, 2022

A Queensland business owner is facing a $14,000 penalty for allegedly requiring an employee to repay his JobKeeper payments between March and September 2020.

Nominations open for 2022 National Trucking Industry Awards

28 February, 2022

Nominations are now open for the 2022 National Trucking Industry Awards. The awards recognise the most committed individuals and organisations in the Australian trucking industry.

Joanne Farrell new Chair of Safe Work Australia

17 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Safe Work Australia

Joanne Farrell has commenced as Chair of Safe Work Australia for a three-year term.

Industry body welcomes developments on Heavy Vehicle National Law

14 February, 2022

The Australian Trucking Association has welcomed news from a meeting of infrastructure and transport ministers, regarding the development of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

New campaign to improve safety of young workers

14 February, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria has launched a safety campaign to teach young workers about their rights and encourage them to speak up about unsafe working conditions.

SA introduces scheme to enable recognition of interstate licences

03 February, 2022

SafeWork SA has implemented an Automatic Mutual Recognition scheme to ease the burden on workers relocating to another state or territory on a temporary basis.

OHS Essentials program to promote safety in construction

03 February, 2022

The OHS Essentials Program is a free workplace safety consultation service, delivered by independent occupational health and safety (OHS) experts.

Melbourne to host Workplace Health & Safety Show in May

01 February, 2022

The Workplace Health & Safety Show will enable industry leaders and innovators to meet face to face in Melbourne, from 25–26 May 2022.

AMW 2022 — Where technology meets innovation

20 January, 2022

Under the theme 'Where technology meets innovation', AMW 2022 will take place at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) at Darling Harbour from 7–10 June 2022.

Inaugural Australian Manufacturing Week to be held in Sydney

18 January, 2022

Australian Manufacturing Week is gearing up to showcase the latest manufacturing technologies, processes and support services at the International Convention Centre in June.

ACCC concerned over pricing of rapid antigen tests

17 January, 2022

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has expressed significant concerns about the retail price of rapid antigen tests.

WA enacts new program to address sexual harassment in mining

14 January, 2022

Western Australia has introduced a new safety program to address the issue of workplace sexual harassment and assault in the mining industry.

Meat company fined $400K after worker crushed by stag

14 January, 2022

A meat processing company has been fined over a 2017 incident in which a stockman was killed by a stag.

CMMS software: centralising compliance in industrial transport

13 January, 2022 by Bryan Christiansen, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Limble CMMS | Supplied by: Limble CMMS

Computerised maintenance management systems software allows companies to oversee equipment and store important safety information in a centralised digital hub.

Guide released to combat modern slavery in resources, energy sectors

17 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Human Rights Commission

A new guide has been published to help Australian businesses in the resources and energy sectors understand and manage their modern slavery risks.

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