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A reasonably fine line

Senior lawyer Melissa Demarco and Partner Shae McCartney discuss reasonable management action versus bullying under the Fair Work Act, and recognising the difference. The bullying and harassment...

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Snowy Mountain High

The Snowy Mountains region in South Eastern NSW is renowned as being Australia’s premier ski and snowboarding destination in the winter months, however when you investigate a little, it has more to...

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Swan Valley Easter Event For FIFO Families

The Easter break is only a day away and while for many it is a welcomed break, for others – like FIFO, DIDO and other remote workers – it unfortunately doesn’t promise a few good days off spent with...

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Mount Isa – Hub of the North West

Like many smaller, remote Queensland towns, Mount Isa in the Gulf Country region was born of the lead, silver, copper and zinc deposits it revealed to prospector John Campbell Miles in 1923. It has...

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Mining services companies survive – For now

Diversification, efficiencies and innovation will be the best recipe for survival for mining services companies under ongoing pressure from a mining sector focused on productivity. EY’s latest annual...

Wandering Drill Rig Shuts Down Pluto LNG Plant

Wandering Drill Rig Shuts Down Pluto LNG Plant

A wandering drill rig has prompted Woodside to shut down production at their Pluto LNG plant after the piece of machinery drifted too close to their flowlines. The drill rig reportedly was...

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Mending fences on the GasFields of Queensland

The battle between the gas industry and activists continues unabated in New South Wales and Western Australia with no love on either side. Queensland’s gas sector also has its share of opposition...

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Biggest risks in mining

Mike Elliott, Global Mining & Metals Leader from market analysts Ernst & Young (EY) discusses what the biggest risks in the resources sector will be as we move into 2015… The need to address...

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A hand up – Not a hand out

Desmond Mippy knows better than most people the power of being offered a hand up instead of a hand out writes Byron Vale. Desmond works for Fortescue Metals Group on a team maintaining the surface...