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Australia: The latest in labour hire licensing laws

We have compiled a quick update regarding the progress of labour hire licensing laws: Victoria The Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017 (Vic) (Bill) was debated in Victoria’s upper house on Friday (see Hansard here). Some clauses of the Bill were agreed … Continue reading

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Australia: Petroleum and gas industry faces changes

In anticipation of amendments to the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 (Qld) (Act), companies covered by the Act should begin turning their minds to current appointments and potential changes they may wish to implement, particularly taking into … Continue reading

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Australia: South Australia Labour Hire Licensing Bill Passes

The Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017 (SA) (the SA Bill) was passed on 29 November 2017 by the Legislative Council of the South Australian Parliament and the licensing scheme is set to commence on 1 March 2018. Labour hire service … Continue reading

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