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30 04, 2021

Change to casual employment

2021-04-30T15:56:20+10:00 30 April 2021|Categories: Careers news|0 Comments

Change to Casual Employment   On Friday 26 March 2021, the Fair Work Act 2009 (FWA) was amended to change workplace rights and obligations for casual employees. The changes were made by the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Act 2021 (Amendment Act).   These changes came into effect on Saturday 27 [...]

27 04, 2021

A new approach required to alter the youth justice trajectory

2021-04-27T10:09:28+10:00 27 April 2021|Categories: Statements|0 Comments

In response to the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021  passed by the Queensland Government, the Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod (Uniting Church in Queensland) calls for effective, compassionate and evidence-based solutions. “Most repeat young offenders are growing up in entrenched, intergenerational disadvantage. We need to address the complex and long-term causes [...]