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The Untold Toll from COVID-19

Sue said to me “the doctor wants me to do some scans for my stomach pain but with COVID around I don’t want to go and anyway there are limited facilities open, besides its probably just a stomach...

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FTMA Hand Sanitiser Still Available

At the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, FTMA Australia in conjunction with MiTek, Multinail & Pryda organised hand sanitiser for fabricators. At the time when we ordered there was no alcoholic...

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COVID-19: JobKeeper Payment

The economic impacts of the Coronavirus pose significant challenges for many businesses – many of which are struggling to retain their employees. Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses...

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COVID-19: Insurance Policy FAQs

FTMA Australia Silver Sponsors, AB Phillips, answer your questions regarding insurance policies during these uncertain times. We thank AB Phillips for providing these answers and assisting...

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COVID-19: Privacy Obligations

You may be asked to help health authorities trace close contacts, in which case, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has published guidance on when disclosing personal information...

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COVID-19: Working From Home Checklist

In Australia, the model WHS laws still apply if workers are required to work somewhere other than their usual workplace, for example, from home. What an employer can do to minimise risks at a...

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COVID-19: Flexible Working Arrangements

This fact sheet explains what exactly flexible working arrangements are and who can request them. It also covers, what to do if an employee is not sick or does not have to self-isolate but would...

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COVID-19 in the Workplace

We have had many questions regarding what happens if an employee contracts COVID-19. If an employee is confirmed to have COVID-19, you need to follow the health advice from the National Coronavirus...

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COVID-19 & Mental Health

The duty of employers under the model WHS laws apply to psychological health too. This is a stressful time for all Australians, and employers must do what they can to reduce the...

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COVID-19: New Insolvency Changes

There are many issues that Fabricators are concerned about and one of those is chasing debt and remaining solvent. Directors should be aware of the changes to the insolvency rules. Under the new...

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