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Carmakers and business groups warn against reforms to fringe benefits tax

July 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Members of the Australian car manufacturing industry are warning the Federal Government about the negative impact of the changes to the Fringe Benefits Tax regulations announced by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Carmaker Holden is the latest to express its worry over the potential impact of the changes on FBT. According to ABC News, Holden has …

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3D printed shoes walk the runways of Paris Fashion Week

July 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

After conquering the aerospace and defense sector, 3D printing technology, also known as additive manufacturing, continues to make waves, this time in the world of fashion. Twelve pairs of 3D printed shoes walked the runway in Dutch designer Iris van

Victorian manufacturer set to expand presence to global markets after success in trade mission

July 18, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Essential Flavours & Ingredients Pty Ltd, a Victorian-owned wholesale manufacturer of liquid and spray-dried flavoring products for the food and beverage industry, is on the road to expanding its domestic and global operations, according to a media

Flinders University makes a move to former Mitsubishi manufacturing site, Tonsley

July 18, 2013 • News, Technology, UncategorizedComments (0)

Construction is currently underway on the $120 million teaching and research centre at the former Mitsubishi site at Tonsley, in South Australia. Manufacturing, Innovation and Trade Minister, Tom Kenyon believes the new development would bring 2000 students

Electrolux contract set to support local manufacturing jobs in South Australia

July 17, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

According to a statement from the South Australian Government, Beverley-based manufacturer Electrolux has been awarded a major contract to supply household appliances to Housing SA properties. The Minister for Social Housing Tony Piccolo believes the contract

PACIA encourages businesses to develop strong relationships in supply chains

July 17, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

As Australian manufacturing industries continue to struggle with the uncertainties of their future in the country, industry associations are backing up businesses by providing useful tools that would help them take advantage of opportunities that would enable

Trade-exposed industries are the biggest winners in emissions trading scheme says business group

July 17, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The manufacturing industry and other trade-exposed industries are the early winners of the switch to an emissions trading scheme (ETS) according to several business groups. However analysts’ opinions are still divided as to whether the ETS will really