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Do I Have to Pay My Interns

Do I Have to Pay My Interns

By Julian Parsons - Sydney

Do you have to pay your interns?

The short answer is yes and no.

Under Australian law, you must financially compensate anyone who comes to your workplace to contribute through ‘productive work’.

However, there are perfectly legal ways to bring on unpaid interns in a meaningful capacity that supports the goals of both employee and employer.

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Do I Have to Pay My Interns Friday, July 19, 20190

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Rural News

Friday, July 19, 2019

Ovensdale Pearl 534's champion result at Queensland Dairy Showcase

A six-year-old cow brought to Queensland following a stud dispersal sale has triumphed in her first ever show.

Friday, July 19, 2019

LIVE: All the action from Australian Sheep & Wool Show Day Two

Can't get to the Australian Sheep & Wool Show? Follow all the action here.
Do I Have to Pay My Interns Friday, July 19, 20190

Do I Have to Pay My Interns

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Faces of the Queensland Dairy Showcase 2019

Queensland's dairy community was out in force for the Queensland Dairy Showcase in Gatton.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Agribusiness buzz in brief

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Agribusiness leader nominations sought

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Political News

Meet the 2019 Diversity in Agriculture leaders

Author: SuperUser Account/Wednesday, May 15, 2019/Categories: Rural News

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Ten impressive women from across rural Australia have been named as the 2019 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program participants.
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Local Events

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2019

The Narrabri Community College is bringing the Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop to Narrabri on the 21 and 22 August.

The Narrabri Community College is bringing the Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop to Narrabri on the 21 and 22 August.

Workers who are not employed as counsellors often find themselves placed in an impromptu counselling role as a result of issues or requests for help that arise from contact with clients in their workplace setting. They feel they can’t refuse to help, but how do they respond?

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Aug

2019

Narrabri Community College - The Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop

The Narrabri Community College is bringing the Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop to Narrabri on the 21 and 22 August. 

Workers who are not employed as counsellors often find themselves placed in an impromptu counselling role as a result of issues or requests for help that arise from contact with clients in their workplace setting. They feel they can’t refuse to help, but how do they respond?

This highly participative workshop will provide participants with a wealth of frameworks, information and skills development opportunities so that they can respond with increased skills and confidence.

Book directly with CCWT on https://www.ccwt.edu.au/course/CLNT03 to secure your place.

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Aug

2019

Walgett and District Garden Club - How to grow Nutrient Dense Food and Composting and Wicker Beds

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Aug

2019

Have any ideas for a start up Business- Business Connect Bus coming to WALGETT

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Aug

2019

Dharriwaa Walaay 2019 Galawu

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Aug

2019

Wee Waa High School Showcase - Wee Waa High School

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Aug

2019

Arrebato Ensemble Presented by Friends of the Crossing Theatre.

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Aug

2019

Nosh Narrabri

Narrabri

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Sep

2019

Nosh Long Lunch

Narrabri

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Sep

2019

Gypsy Willow MARKETS

Narrabri

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Sep

2019

Pilliga Forest Ride

Pilliga

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Sep

2019

Narrabri Chamber of Commerce Business Awards - Crossing Theatre

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Sep

2019

Northwest Vertebrate Pest Control Training - WALGETT and Narrabri

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14

Sep

2019

Boggabr Spring Fair and Food Festicval

Boggabri

Author: Kate

The Spring Fair and Food Festival is an annual event held in the CBD of Boggabri.  Fun for all the family with a water slide, fashion parade, train rides, putt putt golf and craft. There will also be flower, photo and colouring-in competitions, and a kids corner. 
NSW Fire and Rescue and the SES do a demonstration and a fashion parade featuring Hassab’s Fashions spring stock is held during the morning.  The Art Shed holds an exhibition in its premises and there is always plenty of stalls with goodies, including jewellery, baby clothes, Scentsy, reclaimed metal art work, cakes, patchwork, relish and chutneys, Men’s Shed items, homemade items, craft, plants and ornaments.  
Food stalls offer hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, donuts, fairy floss, stuffed spuds and Nelson’s honey, and a gourmet barbecue.

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Sep

2019

Narrabri and District Junior Rugby League Grand Final and Presentation Day

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