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Auto manufacturing jobs lost in Albury

March 1, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

80 jobs will be axed from automative transmission manufacturer DSI. The manufacturing plant in Albury will see 42 fixed-term contractors and 38 permanent employees without employment said AMWU NSW Vehicle Division. Secretary Sean Morgan. “It is a blow that DSI is having to cut into its permanent workforce. It is always devastating to lose this number of

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LPG Dedicated Commodore goes into production

February 29, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

Production for the all-new dedicated LPG Commodore commenced yesterday at Holden’s Operations in Elizabeth, South Australia., with the vehicle available  in dealerships next month. Specifically tailored by Holden engineers for the Commodore range and

Gillard Trimphs in Showdown

February 27, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

In a political showdown that has the nation gripping and quipping over the weekend, Julia Gillard succeeded in retaining her Labor leadership and subsequently, her position as the Prime Minister of Australia…at least until the next general election. In


February 24, 2012 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

Toyota is set to unveil a concept car that breaks new boundaries in small car efficiency at an affordable price. The FT-Bh concept is as spacious as an average five-door compact car, yet is projected to use half the fuel and produce half the emissions. FT-Bh,

Packaging takeover could cost hundreds of jobs, warns AMWU

February 23, 2012 • NewsComments (0)

Feb 22, 2012 A move by the world’s largest packaging company to takeover a rival business could come at the cost of hundreds of Australian jobs the AMWU has warned the ACCC. AMWU National Print Division Secretary Lorraine Cassin made the submission to a

“Faceless men have publicly attacked my integrity” Kevin Rudd resigns

February 22, 2012 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Leaked Video In a shock statement, Kevin Rudd has resigned as the Foreign Minister of Australia. Following the recent release of a leaked video (below) where Mr Rudd candidly expresses his frustration with an interpreter, the former Foreign Minister said