Western Australia
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Wed 12 July 2017

Celebrating 30 years of Dial Before You Dig in WA: 1987-2017

A near-tragedy in Bibra Lake in 1984 led to the creation of the Perth One Call System, now known as Dial Before You Dig, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

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Wed 12 July 2017

New fuel tax credit rates

The Australian Tax Office has advised that fuel tax credit rates changed from July 1 and will change again on August 1 in line with the CPI.

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Wed 12 July 2017

CCF National Dispatch

In the latest National Dispatch:  CCF National CEO appointed to Security of Payments Working Group; Civil Infrastructure Industry Reference Committee meets; Standards Australia inviting public comment on draft standards.

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Wed 12 July 2017

Move to standardise WA safety legislation

The State Government will develop a modernised Work Health and Safety Bill for WA to replace the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Safety Levies Act.

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Wed 12 July 2017

Regional Development Commissions to be beefed up

The State Government has committed to helping regional businesses compete for government tenders.

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Wed 12 July 2017

Peet in box seat for Housing Authority subdivision

Peet Limited has been named preferred proponent to develop the Housing Authority’s 220 hectare site in Brabham, south of Ellenbrook.

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Tue 11 July 2017

CCF WA SAFETY ALERT 17-04: Uncontrolled interaction between service truck and excavator

CCF WA’s Safety Alerts describe actual incidents that have occurred on Western Australian civil construction sites. The incidents are shared by CCF WA members with the aim of continuously improving safety in our industry. This alert highlights the importance of always following exclusion zone procedures and other processes to ensure safe vehicle interactions.

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Tue 11 July 2017

CCF WA joins ‘Team WA’ in GST fight

CCF WA has joined forces with other industry groups to endorse the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA)’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE), which underpins the distribution of GST revenue.

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Tue 11 July 2017

Are you BCI Code compliant?

Contractors that tender for State Government contracts must comply with the WA Building and Construction Industry Code of Conduct (BCI Code). Contractors tendering for government works may also need to comply with the BCI Code when working for private clients. Does your company have systems in place to ensure compliance?

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Tue 11 July 2017

New Mini Pillar from Aug 1

Western Power is introducing a new rectangular mini pillar to replace the existing dome-shaped pillar. This and other current issues around electrical infrastructure installation will be discussed at a Western Power/CCF WA Forum planned for August.

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