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Employing children in Queensland

Thursday 12 December, 2013

With the advent of school holidays, many employers will be looking to employ school aged children over the school holidays. The Child Employment Act 2006 regulates the employment of school aged children in Queensland. Read more.

Are your customer messages in sync?

Thursday 5 December, 2013 | By: Yale Morgan - Bundaberg Chamber President and General Manager Better Business Wide Bay

Have you noticed a difference in customer message interpretations of your sales and marketing departments or teams? Marketing is often more focussed on product facts, while salespeople are more focussed on the relationships. Read more.

Child-minding emergency leave warranted carer's leave

Thursday 21 November, 2013

In a decision that will have implications on future interpretations of the National Employment Standards (NES), the Fair Work Commission has ruled a mining company should have allowed a Fly In Fly Out employee to take carer’s leave when child-minding arrangements fell through. Read more.

Member and Local Chamber News November 15

Friday 15 November, 2013

This week we look at TAFE Queensland's literacy services, the State Government's public consultation on the draft digital strategy and the AIM 2013 Management Excellence Awards. Read more.