MPANZ appoints new Chairperson
Master Plumbers ACT Director, Tom Martin has been appointed as Chairman of Master Plumbers Australia and New Zealand (MPANZ).
Master Plumbers Australia has been successful in a submission to the Fair Work Commission to delay an increase to the national minimum wage for Adult Apprentices. This increase is now in line with the increase to the Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award 2010 which will take place from 1 November 2020.
You may be aware that under certain conditions some gas appliances may leak products of combustion into your living space. The types of appliances that are most at risk are those described as open flued or natural draft appliances.
Even low levels of lead exposure can have a significant impact on children’s IQ levels, and its effects can continue to cause adverse health impacts throughout a person’s life — so why is it still used in plumbing materials? Professor Mark Patrick Taylor of Macquarie University reports on a global move towards zero lead tapware.