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New SafeWork forklift safety blitz
SafeWork NSW will today begin a new three-month Forklift Safety Blitz until the end of July.
Following recent tragic fatalities, 30 SafeWork NSW safety inspectors will proactively visit workplaces across the State to conduct forklift compliance safety checks and provide educational material.
NSW Minister for Fair Trading Eleni Petinos said...
Building material costs increasing at their fastest pace since 1980
Master Builders NSW can report that building material costs are now increasing at their fastest rate since 1980. Right across Australia, the cost of materials used in house building has increased by +4.2 per cent during the March 2022 quarter and are now +15.4 per cent higher than a year...
Scaffolding Industry Safety Standard launched to stop workplace deaths
Worksites across the state will be safer following the launch of a new Scaffolding Industry Safety Standard, which provides a clear guide to prevent scaffolding-related injuries and deaths.
The Safety Standard details practical management tools to principal contractors, scaffolders, engineers, and other parties involved in scaffolding work, ensuring best practice...
Federal Budget 2022 Update
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A budget that continues to fuel the recovery
Tax offsets, fuel excise reductions and more support for first home buyers. In another big spending budget, small businesses in a range of sectors stand to benefit. The 2022-23 budget has assigned $2.8 billion to support apprenticeships, including $5,000 payments to new apprentices and up to $15,000 in wage subsidies for employers...
2021 Building Degree Winners Announced
The 2021 Building Degree Graduate winners were announced on Friday 25 March at the Top 50 Builders Luncheon held at Royal Randwick.
The luncheon was attended by over 100 people from all different sectors of the Building & Construction Industry. Guest speaker, Elisa Owen, Head of Australian Research at CoreLogic...
Late employee superannuation payments – what you need to know
Have you paid your employees late in any quarter (even by one or several days)?
Are you unsure of your superannuation obligations for contractors you engage in your business?
Are you looking to sell your business, and perform your own due diligence to ensure you have met your historical obligations? ...
Achievements to Recognise
Celebrating with our graduates.
Did you know that our Education and Skills Development Customer Service team get to know our students throughout the duration of their studies? On a regular basis the team is speaking with students on the phone and by email correspondance. We also get to know our students...