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Consultation on reforms to stop misuse of employee entitlements scheme

Wednesday, 17th May 2017
The Government is seeking public comment on its consultation paper on reforms to stop corporate misuse of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme.
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Plumbers who underpaid adult apprentice $40,000 commit to change

Wednesday, 17th May 2017
A plumbing business in regional Victoria which underpaid an adult apprentice more than $40,000 after paying rates as low as $7.37 per hour has committed to overhaul its workplace practices, after intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
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Scams targeting Indigenous peoples nearly doubled in 2016

Wednesday, 17th May 2017
In 2016, the ACCC received 1499 reports about scam activity from Indigenous peoples, up 87 per cent on 2015. Losses from these scams totalled nearly $1.5 million.
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Don't let your business get caught out by online scams

Wednesday, 17th May 2017
A recent ransomware cyber-attack has impacted a number of organisations around the globe, including Australian businesses.
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Reforms to address corporate misuse of the FEG scheme

Wednesday, 17th May 2017
Under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme, the Australian Government provides financial assistance for certain unpaid employee entitlements to eligible employees who have lost their jobs due to the insolvency of their employers.
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40,000 small businesses on the Sunshine Coast boosted by Budget

Monday, 15th May 2017
Fresh from the 2017 Federal Budget, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack visited the Sunshine Coast today to meet with local businesses to discuss the benefits from the Government’s company tax cuts and 2017 Budget measures, Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace says.
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Australians lost nearly $300 million to scams in 2016

Monday, 15th May 2017
The number of people reporting scam activity in Australia was at record levels in 2016 according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s annual Targeting Scams report, with a 47 per cent increase in scam reports to the ACCC compared to 2015.
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Single entry point for major projects assistance

Monday, 15th May 2017
Are you working on a major project development in Australia or thinking about starting one? The Major Projects Facilitation Agency (MPFA)’s new Major Projects Help Tool can assist you.
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