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Australian Fashion Council unveils trademark for Aussie apparel

The new trademark will be a 'driving force' in building the industry’s growth trajectory to deliver substantial economic...

ATO targeting GST fraud

The ATO is investigating around $850 million in potentially fraudulent payments made to around 40,000 individuals, with ...
therapeutic

The new TGA Therapeutic Product Code – what is it and how will it affect brands and influencers?

Influencers and brands have until 30 June to revise their strategies to align with the new rules related to therapeutic ...
horticulture

Horticulture Award changes now in effect

The new Horticulture Award requires pieceworkers to be paid at least the "hourly rate for the pieceworker" multiplied b...

Penalties issued to underpaying former childcare operator

The operator failed to comply with three Compliance Notices which required the backpayment of entitlements to 38 workers...

ID-bound digital signature technology to benefit regional and rural businesses

"Livesign has removed barriers for customers in rural and regional areas Australia-wide, as they don’t need to rely on t...
toy retailer, restaurant

Insurance claims firm taken to court over underpayments

The insurance claims company has failed to correct the underpayments owed to a former employee despite being issued a Co...
litigation

Hybrid working options put small businesses in a bind over unfair dismissal claims

With a rapidly changing employment landscape there is a risk that not handling a performance management process correctl...
Cleaning industry, contractors

Sydney cleaning company penalised over non-payment of casual worker

The FWO are highlighting the fact that businesses who ignore Compliance Notices can face the threat of court-imposed pen...
secure, cyber-safe

What are my privacy obligations in business?

If a business collects any of personal information, then it is crucial that they give some serious thought to privacy ...