Fuel tanker pump bursts, spilling thousands of litres of petrol at Fernvale

Fuel tanker pump bursts, spilling thousands of litres of petrol at Fernvale

7 months ago
The PSPA at Fernvale has now been revoked. The Brisbane Valley Highway has one lane open – delays are expected. Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) due to an ongoing incident at Fernvale. A large exclusion zone was established around a service station following a fuel tanker pump bursting, spiling thousands of litres of petrol at about 10am. There is no fire and no injuries. The fuel will […]
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Forestville Service station armed robbery

1 year ago
Police are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery in Sydney’s north this morning. About 4.40am (Thursday 15 April 2021), police were called to a service station on Warringah Road, near Cook Street, Forestville, after reports a man – armed with a knife – entered the store and threatened the attendant. Police have been told the armed man stole cash, before fleeing on foot. No one was injured during the incident. Officers from Northern […]
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Eucla Caltex shuts down diesel bowsers over contamination fears following reported breakdowns

1 year ago
A remote WA fuel station has shut off all diesel browsers over contamination concerns after motorists reported breakdowns following pit stops at the Eucla Caltex. Dozens of cars have reportedly been affected, many of which were travelling along the Nullabor where there are only a handful of outback roadhouses. Consumer Protection WA have called for motorists to lodge official reports with the regulator, with fears dozens more vehicles could have been impacted. The fuel arrived […]
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Service Station operators are among the first people who get COVID-19 vaccine.

1 year ago
The Australian Retailers Association, which represents major chains including 7-Eleven and Bunnings, is also pushing for early access. “We would like retail staff to be given priority in the roll-out given their frontline and essential services status and this is something we will be discussing with government,” said Fleur Brown, the ARA’s head of industry affairs. Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association national secretary Gerard Dwyer, whose union is one of the largest in the […]
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7-Eleven worker was paid 47 cents an hour in case lawyers call ‘slavery’

2 years ago
In a shocking case of what a lawyer slammed as “slavery”, an Aussie 7-Eleven worker was paid a pitiful amount by the largest convenience retailer in Australia. The Federal Government created history when it enacted antislavery laws in 2018, but revelations that one food delivery driver was killed every 11 days over the last two months show large corporations continue to exploit Australia’s most vulnerable workers unchecked. While the laws start imposing obligations this year […]
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