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Australian Financial Security Authority

AFSA media release: AFSA releases Personal Insolvency Compliance Report 2017-18

19-Dec-2018 4:18 PM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 The Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) today released the Personal Insolvency Compliance Report 2017-18. The report provides key compliance, regulation and enforcement outcomes for 2017-18,

Fair Work Ombudsman

Moreton Island restaurant operator faces Court

18-Dec-2018 10:00 AM
Media release 18 December 2018

Seafood Industry Australia

Australian seafood availability this Christmas

17-Dec-2018 2:53 PM
“Moreton Bay Bugs have been plentiful from Queensland and are being a huge hit this year as a cheaper option. Higher than usual demand has been seen by retailers. Expect a price of $34 per kg, Katherine Winchester CEO of the Northern Territory Seafood Council (NTSC) said.

Adani Mining Pty Ltd

Adani works with regulators to finalise environmental management plans for the Carmichael Mine

17-Dec-2018 12:52 PM
Having announced finance, we are continuing to get on with creating jobs and the economic benefits associated with the Carmichael Mine and Rail Project. As part of this, we are awaiting a couple of environment management plans from the State and Federal Governments.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Court penalty for ABCO Plastics

17-Dec-2018 11:00 AM
Media release 17 December 2018

Adani Mining Pty Ltd

Adani: Woongal Environmental Services secures first Indigenous contract for the Carmichael mine

14-Dec-2018 1:05 PM
Woongal Environmental Services has secured the environmental monitoring and surveying services contract for the Carmichael mine site, paving the way for Traditional Owners and Indigenous people to gain new employment and training opportunities.

Adani Mining Pty Ltd

Woongal Environmental Services secures first Indigenous contract for the Carmichael mine

14-Dec-2018 12:52 PM
Woongal Environmental Services has secured the environmental monitoring and surveying services contract for the Carmichael mine site, paving the way for Traditional Owners and Indigenous people to gain new employment and training opportunities.

Queensland University of Technology

Robot makes world-first baby coral delivery to Great Barrier Reef

13-Dec-2018 9:42 AM
Ecology and technology have combined to give nature a helping hand, using a robot to deliver heat tolerant coral larvae directly onto the Great Barrier Reef in the first small scale pilot of a new technique to help restore and recover coral reefs.

Australian Financial Security Authority

Media release: VIC (Leeder) - Bankrupt convicted for removal of property prior to bankruptcy and disposal of property with intention to defraud

11-Dec-2018 4:29 PM
Mr Kevin Leeder of Parkville, Victoria, was convicted of two bankruptcy offences; hiding a sum of money and disposing of a vehicle that could have been used to repay his debts.

Seafood Industry Australia

Ask for Aussie seafood this Christmas, says peak-body

11-Dec-2018 12:05 PM
Whether you’re throwing a prawn on the barbie, ordering some snapper with beer batter or grilling your barra to perfection, Seafood Industry Australia, the national peak-body representing the Australian Seafood Industry has reminded consumers to “Ask for Aussie seafood” this Christmas.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Catering Director penalised for underpaying workers

11-Dec-2018 12:00 PM
Media release 11 December 2018

CS Energy

Christmas comes early for Somerset Shire community grants recipients

11-Dec-2018 11:28 AM
Two Somerset shire community groups and not-for-profit organisations are among the recipients that have received a funding boost from the first round of CS Energy’s Community Investment Program for FY2019.

Adani Mining Pty Ltd

Abbot Point Bulkcoal: No environmental harm from cyclone stormwater release - Magistrates hearing adjourned

11-Dec-2018 11:23 AM
Bowen, Queensland - Hearing of the matter relating to Abbot Point BulkCoal’s (APB) management of stormwater under a Temporary Emissions Licence (TEL) during Tropical Cyclone Debbie in 2017, which was listed to be heard in the Bowen Magistrates Court today has been adjourned.

CS Energy

Christmas comes early for Western Downs community grants recipients

11-Dec-2018 11:18 AM
Eight Western Downs community groups and not-for-profit organisations have received a funding boost from the first round of CS Energy’s Community Investment Program for FY2019.

CS Energy

Christmas comes early for community grants recipients

11-Dec-2018 11:02 AM
Five Banana shire community groups and not-for-profit organisations have received a funding boost from the first round of CS Energy’s Community Investment Program for FY2019.

Seafood Industry Australia

Resource security dealt a fatal blow

11-Dec-2018 10:59 AM
?Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak-body representing the Australian seafood industry, is extremely concerned by the recent developments in the Western Rock Lobster (WRL) fishery.

Council of The City of Sydney

Better together for a fairer society

11-Dec-2018 9:30 AM
Representatives of LGBTIQ communities around Australia will come together for the Better Together National LGBTIQ Conference in January 2019 to share knowledge and ideas about justice and inclusion.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Melbourne hotspots hit with workplace audits

11-Dec-2018 9:00 AM
Media release 11 December 2018

Seafood Industry Australia

Queensland LNP pledges a CoOL change

10-Dec-2018 12:39 PM
Seafood Industry Australia, the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has welcomed a Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) 2020 election promise to implement Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) for all seafood sold in the foodservice sector.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Former carwash-café operators penalised

07-Dec-2018 9:00 AM
Media release 7 December 2018