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2018-19 Queensland Budget
The state government has announced the Queensland Budget 2018-19. MPAQ has compiled a list of the items relevant to MPAQ members in the budget.
MPAQ regularly releases one off alerts to members for important industry updates. View previous alerts here
Private Workplace Relations Company Taken to Task by ACCC
The Federal Court will next month convene a hearing for an ACCC prosecution of employment advice provider Employsure for allegedly misleading small business operators into believing it was the Fair Work Ombudsman or the Fair Work Commission or that they were connected to them.
Property Management Service Providers
MPAQ cautions members to think carefully and exercise commercial judgement when considering any approach from companies who state they have management rights for commercial and residential buildings that offer the opportunity to be an approved contractor to carry out work for the company.
Plumbing and Fire Service Training Qualifications
The plumbing and fire services training qualification is currently under review. Master Plumbers Australia has been working to develop a training package that meets the needs of industry and supports each state and territory.
2017 - 2018 Federal Budget
MPAQ have put together some of the important points from the 2017 - 2018 Federal Budget that will affect our members.
Qld State Election Decided | Plumbing a Priority
MPAQ would like to congratulate Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Labor Government on winning the Queensland state election. MPAQ’s focus will now be on collaborating with key government stakeholders for the delivery of the election priorities for the plumbing industry.
Theft of a Commercial Vehicle - Do You Have the Right Coverage?
In an edition of the MPAQ Update (30 July), MPAQ issued a warning about stolen commercial vehicles. Further to this update, it is important to ensure you have the correct Insurance coverage, not just the Motor Vehicle itself, but also any Fixed Accessories and Tools/Equipment.
Minimum Financial Requirements Review
The Department of Housing and Public Works is currently reviewing the proposed improvements to the Minimum Financial Requirements (MFR) for licensing in the building and construction industry.