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Toy distributor warns pandemic wreaking havoc on Christmas sales

- November 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Toy manufacturer and distributor ZURU – home of Pets Alive and Rainbocorns – has warned Christmas could be compromised as Australia faces the impact of shipping delays and staff shortages. New data from Zuru suggests lockdowns in NSW and VIC may have initially insulated local shoppers from the impact of COVID shipping delays but all… Read more »


Premier announces new freedoms for double vaccinated people in NSW from November 8

- November 2, 2021 3 MIN READ

NSW residents have exceeded vaccination expectations, causing Premier Domenic Perrotet to announce further easing of restrictions for the double vaxxed from Monday November 8. Roadmap for fully vaccinated brought forward In response to the faster-than-expected rate of vaccination, the NSW Government has announced many of the roadmap changes scheduled for 1 December will now shift… Read more »

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If I catch COVID-19 at work, what are my rights? What employees are entitled to if they get sick on the job

- October 25, 2021 5 MIN READ

The transition to ‘living with COVID’ makes contracting the virus at work a distinct possibility, even with high vaccination rates. So what are your rights as an Australian employee if you catch COVID-19, particularly if you believe you have caught it while doing your job? asks Joellen Riley Munton, Professor of Law, University of Technology… Read more »


A new business tool aims to help employers keep track of their employees’ vaccination status

- October 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

A local startup has come to the rescue of businesses big and small that need to keep track of their employees’ vaccination status by providing a simple and secure tool to monitor vaccination records. The CheckVax solution  gives employers oversight of employees’ vaccination status initially and ongoing, as a vaccine booster requirements become part of… Read more »

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Australia’s amusement industry in dire need of help says Small and Family Business Ombudsman

- October 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

The nation’s amusement, leisure, and recreation sector is facing an insurance crisis that could force many of our best-known attractions to shut their doors due to a lack of adequate cover. An interim report commissioned by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson, describes a “clear and present danger” to the sector.… Read more »