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Free computer recycling

19/4/2016
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Thanks to Lee Sanders from CCP.com.au for the tip…​The government is paying to have your electronic junk recycled!They’ve even created a handy map of where you can drop it off for re-cycling at no cost to you! The national television and computer recycling scheme with the aim of recycling 80% of e-waste by 2022. There are more details about the scheme here. Rather than throwing that old computer, TV or other electronic junk in the bin, drop it off for recycling. Or you...

Electrical Safety Certificates vs Electrical Condition Reports

10/4/2016
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The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) have previously published information regarding the issuing of electrical safety certificates.  NECA has received confirmation via email from the Department of Commerce stating the following:“Safety certificates are not to be issued unless it is installation work as described in the Electrical (licensing) regulations 1991 section 52B. Going to a property and ensuring correct operation and that the premises complies to the legislation is not installation work. The form is an official certificate and...

Remain vigilant

8/4/2016
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Reminder to stay vigilantAICWA Members continue to be plagued by scammers looking to have their malicious malware and trojan viruses infect your computer. These emails can seem to originate from credible sources but after careful examination all is not as it appears to be! Things to be on the lookout when receiving an email are: Attached Zip Files Email addresses that do not match the sender’s details. Typically the sender’s email address will have the name of the company/agency Trust...

Fee Deregulation – what it means to you. Beware of hidden extra fees.

2/3/2016
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As of 3rd February 2016, the regulation of Scaled Settlement Agents’ capped fee has ceased. Settlement Agents are now able to charge their worth for their services in executing the transaction. The new fee disclosure rule in found in the rule 6B & unforeseen significant change for scope of work under 6C of the Settlement Agents Code of Conduct & Act.  Removing the ‘Maximum Scale’ and de-regulating fees has allowed Settlement Agents greater flexibility to cater to the differing needs of...

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