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34 Welcome / 8 A message from the Association’s CEO and President Member news / 10 Industry news / 15 Flushed / 20 History correspondent Paul G Yunnie investigates the history of the toilet Down under in Denmark 2017 / 22 We catch up with apprentice Jack Dainer on his internship in Copenhagen Regulations update / 24 Master Plumbers Technical Liaison Gary Bath reports back Biofuel innovations in Bendigo / 26 Is it too much of a stretch for tradies to look after their bodies / 28 Laser Plumbing Vermont show us how to keep our workforce healthy Mental health: tools for your toolbox / 30 Incolink Counsellor Michal deWilloughby talks about maintaining a healthy mind

28 Member Profile: Geelong Roofing / 34 Reaching new heights with the OHS ambassadors Changing the culture of safety at work / 39 All you need to know with WorkSafe’s Steve Thornely High Fibre / 42 Why asbestos is still an issue Defending the invisible / 44 Matt Reynolds interviews Cyber Security Expert Tom Crampton Mastering workplace relations / 46 Phil Eberhard gives his expert advice Marsh insurance update / 48 Australian copper / 50 The Hall of Shame / 51 Connections with South Africa / 52 World Plumbing Council Scholarship winner Ryan Marsh shares the latest from his home country Product news / 53

BENDIGO BIOGAS INNOVATION TAKING VICTORIA BY STORM

26 Advertising index Aquatechnik / 38, 53 Ashlor / 63 Aussie Pumps / 25, 38, 55, 62 Bosch / 5, 55, 57 Cbus / 37 Davey Water / 25 Dux / 9 Hansen / 3, 57 Incolink / 33, 60 Kingspan / 63 Marsh / 49 Master Plumbers / 54, 58 Rheem / 6, 56 RIDGID / 53 Sewerquip / 61 simPRO / 61, 62 Tradelink / 56 Viega / 59, 60, 64 Wakaflex / 19 Zetco / 2

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Australian Magazine December 2017  

For over 25 years, Australian Plumbing has been the industry’s leading publication, delivering independent coverage of news and events.

Australian Magazine December 2017  

For over 25 years, Australian Plumbing has been the industry’s leading publication, delivering independent coverage of news and events.