Author Archives: Lynda

Grow Your Business

Business Victoria is coordinating the State’s Grow Your Business Grants Program which offers established businesses assistance to grow. To be eligible your organisation must have annual turnover $500,000+ tradeable services, be based in Victoria and have a two years trading … Continue reading

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Tyre Storage

An Interim Waste Management Policy has been introduced in Victoria to reduce the risk of fires through inappropriate storage of tyres.  This policy relates to Victorian premises that hold more than 40 tonnes of waste tyres at a time.  It … Continue reading

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Quad Bikes

For many Farmers and Agricultural Workers, quad bikes are an important piece of equipment that can be used every day of the year. Often referred to as ATV’s (all terrain vehicles), they are used to pull trailers, help with mustering … Continue reading

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Forest Stewardship Council – Online Claims Platform Webinars

If you are interested to learn more about the Online Claims Platform (OCP) or how to test the OCP then Webinars are available for all Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificate holders and interested parties alike. The Webinars will be approximately … Continue reading

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Apprenticeship Incentives Program

The Australian Governments Australian Apprenticeship Incentives Program is designed to provide employer incentives and personal benefits if an employee is doing an Apprenticeship in Certificate III or IV of an occupation that is listed on the National Skills Needs List. … Continue reading

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Sedentary work

Worksafe Victoria has found that 80% of workers are suffering from health problems by spending their day sitting at a computer – Sedentary work.  Increased use of technology has resulted in a decrease of movement around the office. Prolonged sitting … Continue reading

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NCC Standards Interactive House

SAI Global has prepared for your use a web site that provides NCC Standards Interactive House where you can view the Australian National Construction Code (NCC), Building Code of Australia (BCA) Housing Provisions (Volume 2) and the Plumbing Code of … Continue reading

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Good Wood Guide

Greenpeace Australia Pacific has produced a Good Wood Guide that helps you find companies that sell Good Wood – wood sourced from sustainable sources.    Good Wood suppliers listed in the guide are certified by independent bodies such as Forest Stewardship … Continue reading

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Chemicals Business Checklist

Australian Governments Department of Industry has prepared a very useful Chemicals Business Checklist to help you check if YOUR chemicals business is both safe and legally compliant. Even if Chemicals is a small aspect of your business, this is still … Continue reading

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Environmental Due Diligence

Introducing the EPA Victoria Publication 1526: Your Organisation’s Environmental Responsibility – Leadership Actions for Company Directors and Officers. Company Directors and Officers hold a due diligence obligation in preventing any breaches of the environmental Laws and must comply with any … Continue reading

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