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Labor announces 30-day invoice payment plan

Federal Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles has outlined a plan that will require small business invoices to be paid within 30 days if Labor wins the Federal election. Labor has also flagged plans...

IAP Certificate

Electronic Intelligent Access Program Certificate of Enrolment is now accepted

Transport for NSW has advised that heavy vehicle drivers will now have the capability of carrying their Intelligent Access Program (IAP) Certificate of Enrolment electronically. In the past all vehicl...

Law Review

Changes to the Building and Construction Award from 1 July 2020

Changes to the Building and Construction Award from 1 July 2020 As part of the 4-yearly review of Modern Awards, the Fair Work Commission has made some significant changes to the Building and Construc...

Calculating penalties

NatRoad opposes HVNL penalties set to increase from 1 July 2020

The penalties set out in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) have increased by the CPI from 1 July 2020.  The National Road Transport Association opposes this increase. “The indexation of infringeme...

HVNL Review

HVNL Review

The Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) Review consultation RIS was published today. The RIS sets out a suite of options for the future law and analyses the impacts they might have. NatRoad with its mem...

Wage Calculation

Annual Wage Review 2019-20 – 1.75% increase across three dates

On Friday 19 June 2020, the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel (Panel) released its decision regarding the Annual Wage Review 2019-20. The decision was much anticipated, considering the impact of the...

Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal: Greater risks from 1 July 2020

From 1 July 2020 employees can be awarded more money when they succeed in an unfair dismissal case. Unfair dismissal claims are a serious issue faced by many businesses, with some 13,000 to 14,000 app...

Webinar on Underpaying Wages

Webinar recording: Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements

In case you missed this month’s webinar on “Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements” access it online now.  This online webinar has been specifically de...

Dangerous Goods Code

Dangerous Goods in the Spotlight

NatRoad has formed a dangerous goods working group to assist the evaluation of how to make laws about the transport of dangerous goods simpler and better for our members and the community. “The Austra...

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