NSW Carers Awards seeking nominations until August 31

NSW Carers Awards seeking nominations until August 31

One in 10 people in NSW are carers, which means there are approximately 905,000 carers living in NSW. Carers are ordinary people who are caring for a family member or friend.
NSW Carers Awards seeking nominations [NSW Famil & Community Services]
The NSW Carers Awards acknowledge and celebrate the significant contribution unpaid or ‘informal’ carers make […]

New contact details of PH govt offices in Sydney

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney wishes to inform the Filipino community organizations and the members of the Filipino community media in New South Wales of the new contact details of the following Philippine government offices in Sydney:
PHILIPPINE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
Suite 11.01, Level 11, 92 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (61-2) 9279 3380, 9221-1344 […]

Australian Taxation Office: AUSkey fraud alert

Australian Taxation Office: AUSkey fraud alert

The Australian Taxation Office has recently issued an alert that cases of identity thieves have been detected who fraudulently obtain AUSkeys linked to legitimate businesses.
Once an Auskey has been allocated, access is gained to the Taxation’s Business Portal website so that fraudulent Business Activity Statements can be lodged and bank details updated to accounts […]

Finding an Australian visa

Finding an Australian visa

If you’re planning to visit Australia, a visa finder is available to help you decide on what type of visa you should apply for.
Visa Finder screengrab [Source: DIBP website]
The interactive visa finder is available at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.
Very similar to “Visa Wizard” in place at the immigration department some […]

Job Alerts: Senior Sales Executives and Consultants wanted for premium products

Job Alerts: Senior Sales Executives and Consultants wanted for premium products

Five Sales Executive and Consultant Positions Available
A Metro Sydney-based company is looking for Filipino candidates to fill up sales consultant positions. These are exciting sales roles designed to work directly with customers in premium products.

The ideal candidates will be self-motivated, driven by success, passionate about building relationships, and have a desire to further develop […]

New ATO data shows $11.7b sitting in lost super

New ATO data shows $11.7b sitting in lost super

New data at the Australian Taxation Office reveals that $11.7 billion is sitting in lost or unclaimed super accounts.
The ATO is encouraging all Australians to reconnect with their super using its online services.
“One of our key goals is to reunite individuals with their super and in the past financial year $2.5 billion has been consolidated […]

Beware of dodgy property investments, NSW Fair Trading warns

Beware of dodgy property investments, NSW Fair Trading warns

As part of a national campaign, NSW Fair Trading is urging consumers to be aware of property investment schemes promising big returns with low risks.
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe
While there are companies in Australia offering credible property investment opportunities, a number of rogue operators apply high pressure sales tactics using ‘obligation free’ seminars to […]

Fair Trading: Winter is coming, check out recalls of butane stoves, gas heaters

Fair Trading: Winter is coming, check out recalls of butane stoves, gas heaters

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said consumers should consider several cold weather safety warnings as temperatures start to drop with the onset of autumn and pay heed to recent heater recalls of dual burner butane stoves.
“Winter is coming,” he said. “Stay warm safely by observing safety cautions and warnings on your purchases.
Carbon […]

Fair Trading: Keep Mum safe on Mothers Day by buying approved products

Fair Trading: Keep Mum safe on Mothers Day by buying approved products

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is urging Mother’s Day shoppers to be aware of their Australian Consumer Law rights and responsibilities and the need to check approval marks on electrical products, as well as retailers’ refund policies.
Mother’s Day predictably prompts a spending bonanza every year worth millions of dollars and whether it’s goods or […]

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