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Tradies at Risk of Cancer from Silica Dust
Safety
Saturday October 28 2017

Tradies at Risk of Cancer from Silica Dust

More than half a million Australians are at risk of getting cancer from silica dust and they might not even realise it.

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage
Business
Monday July 31 2017

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage

As the home building boom rolls on, a shortage of skilled tradespeople has emerged across significant parts of the residential construction industry in Australia.

Australia’s Labour Hire Industry Faces Challenges
Business
Friday July 28 2017

Australia’s Labour Hire Industry Faces Challenges

Australia’s labour hire industry fulfills a crucial need in the marketplace, linking willing workers with firms that need them. According to the the Australian Bureau of Statistics,...

Queensland Apprentices Could Claim Millions in Back Pay
Business
Thursday February 9 2017

Queensland Apprentices Could Claim Millions in Back Pay

Unions in Queensland could be set to pursue millions of dollars’ worth of back pay claims on behalf of apprentices following a ruling that apprentices should...

NT Government Backflips on Tradie Scheme
Business
Tuesday February 7 2017

NT Government Backflips on Tradie Scheme

The Northern Territory government has reinstated a popular tradies scheme in a stunning policy backflip after months of rejecting the need for it.

WA Govt Says New Code will Help Subbies
Business
Tuesday December 6 2016

WA Govt Says New Code will Help Subbies

Large construction companies that don't pay subcontractors will be banned from applying for government work, under beefed-up laws in WA.

Charges Laid Over Tradie Deaths at Qld Racecourse
Safety
Friday November 18 2016

Charges Laid Over Tradie Deaths at Qld Racecourse

Two construction workers rode on the back of a falling concrete slab, only to be crushed to death by a second slab at a Brisbane racecourse,...

ACCC Warns Big End of Town to Pay Subbies
Commercial
Monday July 11 2016

ACCC Warns Big End of Town to Pay Subbies

The competition watchdog, ACCC, has put those in the big end of town on notice that it will take them to court if they refuse to...

Payment Relief for Contractors Coming
Business
Friday April 29 2016

Payment Relief for Contractors Coming

A bill has been introduced in the Senate that would ensure contractors and sub-contractors on federal construction projects are paid promptly.

Residential
Jun 8 2018
Convicted Tradie Targets NSW Home Owners

NSW consumers are being warned not to deal with a dodgy tradie who may be "up to his old tricks", says the state's Minister for...

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Residential
Jan 4 2018
Homeowners Should Ask More Questions

A recent report published by TrustedPros, a nation-wide contractor review website, states that 70 per cent of surveyed Canadian contractors do not think homeowners do enough...

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Business
20 Dec, 2017
Alberta Challenges Saskatchewan Licence Plate Ban

Alberta is taking legal action against Saskatchewan’s licence plate ban, calling it a slam-dunk case over a small-minded policy.

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