Contract Law in Petrol - What you Need to Know
Our recent Member information seminar (NSW 17th March, SA 11th May & VIC/TAS 19th may) were very informative, well attended and engaging. Peter van Rompaey and Justin Pasa of HWL Ebsworth lawyers presented the iminent Competition and Consumer Act, Contractural Liabilities and the Personal Property Securities Act replacement for the Trade Practices Act which take effect later this year.
These mandated changes are foundational to all business’ and especially our industry segment that will call for significant changes to existing contracts that places a whole new meaning on how we do business.
Recommended Practices for the Installation and Testing of Vapour Recovery Systems at Service Stations
This document has been prepared, as an industry guideline, by the Petroleum Industry Contractors Association (PICA) and the NSW Government Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (DECCW) with the support of the NSW Environmental Trust. It has been prepared with the assistance of PICA members, environmental regulators and information provided by similar organisations from the United Kingdom and the USA. The technical support provided by PICA members is gratefully acknowledged.
FSIS Compentency and Qualification Needs
Fuel Systems installation and service – Compentency and qualification needs
An objective of PICA Australia is to develop the skills and training of those employed in our industry and to establish appropriate levels of competence.
In 2008 we approached the Manufacturing Skills Council of Australia (MSA) for assistance to develop a formal response to the competency development and recognition needs in the fuel system installation and service sector.
National Trade Measurement System - DIRECTIVES ISSUED TO LICENSEES
Since the commencement of the new National Trade Measurement scheme in 1 July 2010 the NMI have issued a number of directives that will affect Licensees.
Some of these amendments will have an affect on the Licensees on the administration of the new scheme and the service technicians that conduct verifications. They will also have an impact on the owners and operators of the sites that will engage the service companies that perform work that will affect Trade Measurement on their sites and equipment.