Blog Posts by Shane

How do I get JobMaker and how does the Federal Budget’s hiring credit scheme work?

From the Morrison Government which brought you JobKeeper and JobSeeker comes a new program with a name that won’t surprise you one little bit: JobMaker. No prizes for guessing what it’s all about either… Specifically, the Government wants to get the economy making jobs for young people who are currently out of work and on […] Read More

Changes to Casual Overtime Award Clauses

On 30 October 2020, the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) announced updates to the casual and overtime clauses in 97 awards. The updated clauses start from the first full pay period on or after 20 November 2020. To find out if your award is affected and what you need to do, click the links below: […] Read More

State & Federal Government Business Support

There have recently been various announcements of available support from State & Federal Governments, so we have compiled a short list of packages for businesses and employees, which you may be able to access and utilise. Business Support Fund – Expansion program providing $10,000 for employing businesses in metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire and now $5,000 […] Read More

It’s time to lodge your July JobKeeper declaration!

It’s time to lodge your July JobKeeper declaration! JobKeeper declarations for July are now open. The declarations can be lodged anytime between 1 August and 14 August. The sooner you lodge the declaration, the sooner the ATO will make your payment! For more information see the ATO websites below: Sole traders Employers

Green Taylor Partners will be reopening for APPOINTMENT ONLY consultations from Tuesday 9 June 2020.

Green Taylor Partners will be reopening for APPOINTMENT ONLY consultations from Tuesday 9 June 2020. We invite clients to contact the office on 03 5382 4761 to book appointments, or book via our website. The team at GTP will also continue to offer online appointments via Zoom and Microsoft Teams where requested. For the safety […] Read More

Open for Business

We’re getting a lot of questions about whether we’re still working, so we thought it is timely to give an update on the GTP team. It is business as usual here at Green Taylor Partners! The entire GTP team is available, willing and ready to assist with clients’ needs during normal business hours. How we […] Read More

Wellness in Your Organisation

As an employer our team members health and well-being is extremely important to us. There are various organisation that offer support to employers wishing to implement and instigate wellness programs in the workplace for example the Beyond Blue Organisations Heads Up Program The first step in the implementation process is to identify ‘what does […] Read More


Through Green Taylor Partners many and varied methods of engaging our team members, I was doing some research into ‘workplace communication’ to deliver a training session at our weekly meeting. The purpose of the research was to find out what makes a great communicator and relate this back to one of the Green Taylor Partners […] Read More

The Powers of Gratitude

I was fortunate to recently attend the Business Horsham seminar ‘Learning the art of Gratitude’ with Toni Powell as guest presenter. Not knowing anything about Toni Powell I jumped on her website ( and commenced reading her biography and her beliefs in the power of gratitude. Toni believes that “when gratitude is practised in the […] Read More

Learn how to motivate your Team

Traditionally at this time of year organisations will be beginning to prepare for the often dreaded ‘annual performance review’ process. One critical mistake made by employers during any review process is the perception everyone is motivated by financial reward. It may seem that giving perks (like paying annual bonuses, awarding free travel and giving time […] Read More