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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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A Harbinger of Things to Come’: Farmers in Australia Struggle With Its Hottest Drought Ever Tuesday, May 14, 20190

A Harbinger of Things to Come’: Farmers in Australia Struggle With Its Hottest Drought Ever

Firefighters save a little kitten's life with CPR after she stopped breathing while being rescued from a storm drain Tuesday, May 14, 20190

Firefighters save a little kitten's life with CPR after she stopped breathing while being rescued from a storm drain

A tiny kitten has used one of its nine lives after being rescued from a storm drain and given CPR. The firefighters rescued the kitten and...
Boggabri SES sees change of command Tuesday, May 14, 20190

Boggabri SES sees change of command

The name Geoff Eather is synonymous with the Boggabri Drovers' Campfire. But what some people may not know is that he has also been...
Boggabri SES new commander Vic Gunther in role her pop first filled Tuesday, May 14, 20190

Boggabri SES new commander Vic Gunther in role her pop first filled

It was almost an accident that Vic Gunther even joined the Boggabri SES, but now she's been named its commander - and it's a title she...
How You Can Become financially Flexible in 2019 Monday, May 13, 20190

How You Can Become financially Flexible in 2019

As the federal elections approach and the financial year comes to a close, now is a good time to assess the state of your finances and plan your...
NSW water woes worsen with river to dry up as tomato town faces crisis Monday, May 13, 20190

NSW water woes worsen with river to dry up as tomato town faces crisis

The drought gripping much of NSW is tightening, forcing authorities to prepare to cut flows along a major river in the north west, while job...
Coalition's anti-corruption body 'a sham', retired judge says Monday, May 13, 20190

Coalition's anti-corruption body 'a sham', retired judge says

The Coalition's proposed federal integrity commission to investigate corruption in the public sector is "fraudulent" and designed to...
Cotton farmer defends water use in drought-hit Murray-Darling Basin, as ecologists warn of 'tipping point' Sunday, May 12, 20190

Cotton farmer defends water use in drought-hit Murray-Darling Basin, as ecologists warn of 'tipping point'

Cotton has become a contentious crop in this drought. Farmer Andrew Watson, from Boggabri in north-west New South Wales, says some of the...
ICAC seeks comment on lobbying conduct and regulation in NSW Sunday, May 12, 20190

ICAC seeks comment on lobbying conduct and regulation in NSW

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is seeking public input as part of a new investigation it is conducting into the...
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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

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...

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

A quick look around the traps at some of the players and topics making news in agribusiness

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Agribusiness leader nominations sought

This year's trans-Tasman leadership awards for agribusiness leader and emerging leader will be announced at a dinner in New Zealand.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Drought, climate change drive up water prices in Murray Darling

The simple truth is lack of rain is the main factor driving up the cost of water: ABARES

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Showing the best of the breed you're producing

Every year, the Frost family of Hillden Poll Dorset stud, Bannister, NSW, make the 650-kilometre trip to the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Calls for processor pockets to help fund DA

Dairy processors are being asked to step up to the plate and contribute more to Dairy Australia, which is funded by a combination of farmer levies...
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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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Maritime Museum Outdoor Shipping Container Exhibition

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Walgett Gymnastics Coaching Available

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2019

Carinda Races

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2019

The Game Show Experience

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2019

King of Kaputar

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2019

Narrabri Park Run - Every Saturday

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Jul

2019

King of Kaputar Open Shoot - Narrabri Clay Target Club

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Jul

2019

The Hungry Spirit - taste of the world food markets.

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Jul

2019

Cubbaroo Polocrosse Weekend and the Blue Bandage Polocrosse registration rules and forms

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Jul

2019

The Dish Screening at the Crossing Theatre FREE MOVIE 50 years since landing on the Moon

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Jul

2019

Sunday Services - Narrabri Christian Fellowship

Narrabri and Wee Waa

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Jul

2019

Sunday Morning Worships at the Presbyterian Church Wee Waa

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Jul

2019

Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation - Narrabri Community College

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Jul

2019

Burren Junction Fishing Club Meeting And AGM

Next meeting will be held on Sunday 21st July 12:30 pm @ JCH.
The days events include,
Sign up day + BBQ
General meeting
AGM
Club presentations.
Look forward to seeing you all on Sunday.

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Jul

2019

Narrabri Pilates 3 times a week. Come join in for some exercise

PILATES:

Monday 2:15-3pm
Tuesday 12:15-1pm
Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm

Come join, includes whole body exercises & stretching🙏

$20 per session -  claimable through Physio extras

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