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Carbon No Excuse for Price Gouge

July 13, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Businesses thinking of profiteering from the carbon tax which will come into effect 1 July 2012 should be mindful of the consequences: A price watch scheme overseen by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will see these companies face fines of up to $1.1 million. Individuals are not escaping from the scheme too, with the prospect …

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Carbon Tax Simplified

July 12, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Have you been swamped by media reports on the carbon tax, each of them with figures, charts and jargon hard to understand, or irrelevant to you? Here is our concise version of what the tax entails: What is it? Carbon tax is an environmental tax levied on the

London has sights on Foster’s

June 21, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

London based SABMiller pic, one of the worlds largest brewers, with a portfolio of brands including international beers Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, have taken an interest in Foster’s group. The board at Foster’s has rejected a bid

Pride of Australia

June 19, 2011 • Events, NewsComments (0)

Duracell, one of Australia’s largest battery manufacturers is a proud partner of Pride of Australia.’The prideofaustralia™ medal program is a natural extension of Duracell’s long-standing association with the Fire & Emergency Service,

Unilever to Triumph Sustainable Consumption

June 10, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Last month, Unilever was named global leader in sustainability, in a survey conducted by GlobeScan and SustainAbility. Yesterday the packaged good giant announced it will launch a campaign to promote itself as the leader of sustainable consumption under the

Paying Super Can be Easier

June 7, 2011 • News, TechnologyComments (0)

Opposition leader Tony Abbott revealed today that under a Coalition government, small business will have an easier option to collect and forward employees’ superannuation payment. The Opposition leader will pledge to allow small business to remit the

Nano-Manufacturing

June 6, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

IBM developed a revolutionary manufacturing technique capable of etching 1,000 three dimensional world maps on materials the size of a grain of salt. This breakthrough heralds the beginning of nano-manufacturing. The technique involves a tiny, silicon