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Message from ATA President – Colin Alderson

Dear Member, In 2013, the Australian Trainers’ Association (ATA) Federal Executive commissioned Laysell Consultancy to conduct a study on its business model and operations. The Final Report presented to the Federal Executive acknowledged and validated the industrial role of the ATA. The Study also found that the ATA was well managed and administered and complied…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Public Holidays March and April 2014

Members are advised of upcoming Public Holidays in March and April 2014, listed as follows Monday 3 March 2014 > Labour Day (WA only) Monday 10 March 2014 > Canberra Day (ACT) > Adelaide Cup (SA) > Eight Hour Day (TAS) > Labour Day (VIC) Friday 18 April 2014 - GOOD FRIDAY > All States…
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE – Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) Audit and Casual Employees

Following on from the audit program conducted by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) into the Horse Racing Industry in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria and subsequent final report released by FWO on 28th January 2014, it is timely to revisit certain award requirements highlighted by the December 2013 report findings. We note that the…
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