Australian standards and international standards

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Australian Standards and international standards Environmental matters Environmental protection laws will apply depending on the nature of your business. Federal, state and local governments administer the environmental protection laws in Australia jointly, via bilateral agreements. The Department of the Environment deals with approval and assessment of national environmental and cultural concerns, as well as administering Acts concerning: Importing Fuel quality Hazardous waste Heritage The sea. Environmental legislation can be accessed (national and state) at: -management/Pages/environmental-legislation.aspx Human rights There are national and international conventions on human rights, preventing torture and cruel/degrading/inhuman punishment or treatment of other humans. These include: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Convention against Torture International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Business College at International House RTO Code: 91109 CRICOS 02623G Level 1, 203 Clarence St, Sydney NSW 2000 | Floor 1, 237 Oxford St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022 3 Searcy St, Darwin NT 0800 | Level 6, 601 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000 [email protected]| International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Convention on the Rights of the Child International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. How this affects your business will mostly involve the sources of labour you use and the treatment of employees in foreign territories. Labour relations This involves things like minimum pay rates, the minimum age of work, dismissal and your general treatment of employees. It is governed and regulated by the Department of Commerce in Australia and more information can be found at: Packaging There will be certain packaging details that you need to comply with, including: Packaging style for certain goods Labelling Enclosed documents Declaration of contents Sustainable materials Size and weight of packages.
Business College at International House RTO Code: 91109 CRICOS 02623G Level 1, 203 Clarence St, Sydney NSW 2000 | Floor 1, 237 Oxford St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022 3 Searcy St, Darwin NT 0800 | Level 6, 601 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000 [email protected]| Risk management This may involve and concern things such as: Workplace health and safety (WHS) ISO 31000:2009. Full details on risk management principles for Australia can be found at: 82010_0.pdf Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) International Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce These came into effect on December 9, 1999 and exist to ensure an equal level of protection for consumers when purchasing online to in a store. It concerns business to consumer

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