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Calls for Tougher Asbestos Penalties
Safety
Thursday November 23 2017

Calls for Tougher Asbestos Penalties

The federal government is being urged to consider increasing penalties for illegally importing asbestos.

CFMEU Stung $100K for Victoria Site Ban
Business
Tuesday October 24 2017

CFMEU Stung $100K for Victoria Site Ban

The "militant" CFMEU has been fined almost $100,000 for banning contractors from a Victorian building site because they hadn't paid their membership fees but a judge...

Vic Builder Fined after Apprentice Death
Safety
Thursday September 7 2017

Vic Builder Fined after Apprentice Death

A Melbourne building company and its director have been fined $880,000 after an apprentice fell to his death at a construction site.

Quest Apartments in Perth Penalised for Sham Contracting
Strata
Tuesday June 13 2017

Quest Apartments in Perth Penalised for Sham Contracting

The former operators of Quest serviced apartments in South Perth have been fined almost $59,000 for a sham contracting arrangement designed to bypass industrial relations laws.

Steel & Tube Holdings Charged Over Mesh Claims
Business
Thursday June 8 2017

Steel & Tube Holdings Charged Over Mesh Claims

Steel & Tube Holdings is facing 29 court charges of making false and misleading representations about a steel mesh product.

John Holland Fined $280k for Work Incident
Safety
Tuesday May 30 2017

John Holland Fined $280k for Work Incident

A leading Australian construction company has been fined $281,250 after a worker narrowly escaped being crushed at an Adelaide construction site.

CFMEU Fined $277k for Major Hospital Blockade
Commercial
Tuesday May 16 2017

CFMEU Fined $277k for Major Hospital Blockade

The nation’s biggest building industry union and seven of its officials have been fined a total of $277,000 after being found guilty of illegally blockading the...

Window Glass Firm Hit with Million Dollar Penalty
Safety
Tuesday May 9 2017

Window Glass Firm Hit with Million Dollar Penalty

A NSW window glass company has been hit with a massive $1 million fine for breaching workplace safety laws.

CFMEU Fines over Perth Blockade Increased
Civil
Thursday March 30 2017

CFMEU Fines over Perth Blockade Increased

The construction union and some of its key leaders have been fined $242,000 for blocking work on the $80 million Perth International Airport expansion.

Safety
Sep 18 2018
Vic Builders Fined $600K for Dumping

Developers who allegedly unlawfully knocked down a 159-year-old Melbourne pub have been fined more than $600,000 for dumping asbestos from the site to an area bordering...

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Energy
Sep 18 2018
Victorian Energy Regulator Warns AGL

Victoria's largest energy supplier AGL risks losing its licence to sell power in the state after the energy regulator issued a warning over the company's failure...

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Business
Aug 21 2018
Building Union Court Fines Keep Climbing

Australia's construction union and two of its officials have been collectively fined more than $270,000 for breaching right-of-entry laws over a regional Victorian project, adding to...

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Energy
Aug 10 2018
Power Bills to be Based on Own Meter Reads

Power companies could face fines if they don't comply with a proposed new rule to allow people to read their own electricity meter rather than relying...

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Commercial
Aug 9 2018
Victoria Developers Face Fine Over Vic Nylex Site

A property development group which owns Melbourne's historic Nylex clock silos site on the banks of the Yarra River has been given three weeks to carry...

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Commercial
May 30 2018
Victoria Developers Charged for Blocking Roads

Developers who block arterial roads in inner Melbourne will be charged thousands of dollars under a new trial starting on Friday.

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Safety
Jan 30 2018
Construction Company Fined $140K After Worker Paralyzed

A Manitoba company has been fined $140,000 for a workplace accident in Saskatchewan that left a worker paralyzed.

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Residential
15 Dec, 2017
Vic Agency Fined $880k for Underquoting

A Melbourne real estate agency that underquoted blue ribbon properties has been fined $880,000 - the largest penalty for underquoting in Victoria - for its cavalier...

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Business
1 Feb, 2016
Woolies Slugged $11m Over Masters Deal

Retail giant Woolworths has been ordered to pay more than $11 million to a Victorian property developer for breaking a contract for the construction of a...

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