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Gillard Government Lays Out ‘A Plan for Australian Jobs’

February 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Gillard Government has laid out a $1 billion investment plan that aims to boost Australian innovation, productivity and competitiveness, with the hope of generating jobs that will fuel economic growth in the future. In an official media release from the Prime Minister’s website, the press office revealed that the proposal which they called “A

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Quickstep Holdings Announces New Chairman and Board Changes

February 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Quickstep Holdings Limited has appointed two experienced industry executives as independent, non-executive directors of the company. The company announced  the appointment of Tony Quick and Bruce Griffiths OAM. Mr. Quick succeeds Mark Jenkins as Chairman of

Tourism leaders to get a taste of Tasmania’s best produce

February 15, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Tourism operators from all over Australia will get a chance to sample some of Tasmania’s best produce during the Australian Tourism Awards ceremony happening this Friday night in Hobart. Local produce that will be offered during the evening will include

Australian Industry Group criticizes Government’s approach to resolve workplace bullying

February 14, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the Australian Industry Group, has released a statement, in response to the move by the Australian Government to give the Fair Work Commission (FWC) the authority to resolve complaints related to workplace bullying.

Vehicle Sales Continue Upward in January, While Sales of Locally Manufactured Vehicles Declined

February 13, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has announced earlier this week that the new vehicle market has started the year with a solid result. FCAI’s monthly VFACTS data showed that 85,430 passenger cars, SUV’s and commercial vehicles were sold

McCain Foods Completes Sara Lee Acquisition

February 13, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

McCain Foods has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kitchens of Sara Lee (KOSL) Australia from Hillshire Brands, according Australian Food News. “Sara Lee is a great addition to our family of frozen foods and will provide a platform for

Coalition Government secures Kraft global R&D centre and jobs in Victoria

February 12, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Manufacturing Richard Dalla-Riva have joined Australian-New Zealand President of Kraft Foods Rebecca Dee Bradbury to officially open stage one of Kraft Foods Asia Pacific Confectionery Centre of Excellence. Mr Baillieu