Consumer laws and protections

‘‘Generally, a consumer is someone who has acquired goods or services of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use… AUSTRALIAN consumers are provided with protections under the national consumer laws located in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and titled (quite conveniently) The Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 Law)…. The Schedule 2 Law also … Read More

Walker PenderConsumer laws and protections

Let’s talk about quad bike safety

QUAD bike safety is an important topic. This is particularly so in our community where there are farms and rural workplaces that often use quad bikes. The reality is that quad bikes are a major risk area for serious injury or death. Safe Work Australia compiles the data relating to quad bike fatalities. In the eight years from 2011 to … Read More

Walker PenderLet’s talk about quad bike safety

Recognising it Takes A Village

In business, what is your most important asset? Over the years I have attended many seminars and business meetings to try to find the ‘key’ which unlocks the gateway to success. I know that seminar organisers and every presenter I’ve ever listened to had good intentions at heart. For me, it started with Peter Drucker and the theory that management … Read More

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Lawyer Says Positive Leadership Needed Now

Gerard Pender is a well-known local figure in the Ipswich community. He is a well-regarded lawyer and community member, and one of the quiet achievers. Mr Pender has made a significant contribution to the life and wellbeing of Ipswich City and he picked up the 2017 Business Person of the Year at the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. He … Read More

Walker PenderLawyer Says Positive Leadership Needed Now

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