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Is getting drunk at a work function a sackable offence?

Thursday 23 May, 2019 | By: Thynne & Macartney | Tags: Workplace Health & Safety;

An employee becomes inebriated at an after-work function attended by clients. Will this type of misconduct be enough to warrant a termination of employment? In general terms, what sort of matters should an employer consider in terms of process and their ultimate decision? These issues were considered recently by the Fair Work Commission in the matter of Puszka. Read more.

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Adani Obfuscation Must Cease

Wednesday 22 May, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie and Thomas Birkbeck

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has joined with the Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce today to welcome the announcement by Queensland Premier, Annastascia Palaszcuk, on establishing a timeline in relation to the proposed Adani mine for the Carmichael region, in conjunction with Adani, Department of Environment and Coordinator-General Barry Broe. Read more.

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Luxury resort’s A$120m upgrade revitalises storm-damaged Whitsundays tourism

Monday 20 May, 2019 | By: Austrade and Ella Schalch

The Daydream Island resort in the Whitsunday Islands has reopened[https://www.afr.com/real-estate/commercial/hotels-and-leisure/whitsunday-islands-lead-queensland-coast-hotel-resurgence-20190415-p51een] after a A$120 million rebuild by owners, China Capital Investment Group. The island and its iconic ‘living reef’ resort were badly damaged in March 2017 by Cyclone Debbie. Read more.

Private vs. Public and what on earth is Hybrid; which suits your business?

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 | By: SureBridge

In a remarkable time, cloud computing has emerged and revolutionised the way we do business. This shift transformed rigid, manual and physical processes into agile operations, connecting business with consumers in unique and meaningful ways. An understanding of the cloud inevitably leads to the final question of which type of cloud to choose: public, private or hybrid.
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