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Rail – The place to be

Rail Careers Week will take place between 20 and 24 November 2017 and will coincide with AusRAIL PLUS 2017. The theme for 2017 is ‘Rail – The place to be’. The aim of the Week is to promote and provide a greater awareness about a career in rail, provide...

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Get Set For The Games

Get Set for the Games is helping local businesses prepare for the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast, access a range of information, advice and workshops to stay informed about the potential impact on your business. Facebook Twitter...

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Funding boost for heavy vehicle safety projects

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is calling for submissions for the next round of Australian Government funding to support industry-led safety projects. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said “We are looking for submissions that detail implementable,...

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Guzman y Gomez make first drone delivery in NSW trial

If you live in Royalla (near Canberra) you can order a burrito and have it delivered via drone as part of a trial with Google Alphabet. From the Guzman y Gomez blog: “Has this been done anywhere else in the world? While there have been a handful of staged...

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NCVER report shows employee training growth in T&L

NCVER released “Employers' use and views of the VET system 2017” on 26 October 2017. The report provides information about employers’ use and views of the vocational education and training (VET) system and the various ways employers use the VET system to...

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NCVER paper Digital Skills in VET for T&L

NCVER has released a working paper drawn from a research partnership between Australian Industry Standards (AIS) and RMIT University. The research involved analysis of 11 Training Packages and focussed on the transport and logistics, public safety, and...

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Have your say on Draft TLI Scheduler Project

The Australian Industry Standards Technical Advisory Committee for the TLI Scheduler Training Package Project has released draft qualifications, including new and reviewed Units of Competency, for feedback. To view the project updates and drafts, click on...

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Bus Driver self-assessment tool

Bus driver safety self-assessment Between 2009 and 2014, there were 63 accepted workers’ compensation claims for work-related stress experienced by bus drivers in Queensland, at an average cost of more than $58,000 per claim. This does not include uninsured costs. The...

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Common injuries, claims and industry costs

The serious injury claim rate for road freight transport is significantly higher than that of other industries. View this document outlining the statistics on common injuries, causes and the costs to industry. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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