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Australian Trainers Association

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Respect At Work | 5 January 2022

RESPECT AT WORK LEGISLATIVE REFORMS WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY On 11 September 2021 the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Respect at Work Amendment Act) took effect, and in turn, changed the Fair Work Act 2009 by: Introducing a definition of ‘Sexual harass’ and ‘Sexual harassment’, and Expanding the anti-bullying…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – COVID 19 Protocols FAQ’s (VIC) | 9 December 2021

COVID-19 Protocols Frequently Asked Questions As vaccination targets are reached and restrictions ease state-wide, it may be easy to underestimate the continued risk the COVID-19 pandemic poses. It is arguably as important as ever for businesses to ensure they do not become complacent in the management of COVID-19 protocols, paying particular respect to what is…
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INFORMATION BULLETIN – Aftercare Welfare For Our Thoroughbred | 29 November 2021

AFTERCARE WELFARE FOR OUR THOROUGHBRED Dear Member, Today is a watershed day for our industry. After 20 months of work, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Welfare Working Group (TAWWG), of which the Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA) is a foundation member, makes its report public. The work undertaken is the most comprehensive examination of the current response to…
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INFORMATION BULLETIN – Sandown Racecourse | 24 November 2021

Sandown Racecourse Dear Member, The future of Sandown? The Melbourne Racing Club, who own the freehold to Sandown, are in the midst of finalising various planning permits for the racecourse and surrounding precinct with the City of Greater Dandenong. The options range from the partial sale of land, to the sale of the entire precinct…
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