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Labor MPs Attempt to Relieve Pressure on Steel Manufacturers

August 24, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

A new parliamentary group has formed to protect local manufacturing jobs as BlueScope Steel and OneSteel pursue job cuts in response to the increasingly difficult financial climate. OneSteel yesterday announced it would axe at least 400 manufacturing jobs. This decision has encouraged a group of 20 MPs in their endeavor to increase Federal Government

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The Australian Innovation Challenge

August 22, 2011 • Events, UncategorizedComments (1)

Have an idea or a solution to daily obstacles? Are you passionate about environmental sustainability and have solutions to create a greener future? Don’t miss out on The Australian Innovation Challenge! Innovation is the driving force behind

Telstra Rolling Out 4G

August 8, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

Telco users in Australia major cities will soon be able to enjoy the fourth generation (4G) wireless mobile technology. Telstra will start selling its 4G service to businesses in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne this month. News.com.au reports the telco

Carbon Tax to Hurt Victorian and Tasmanian Manufacturing Industries

August 4, 2011 • News, UncategorizedComments (0)

Prime Minister Julia Gillard is not making any friends with her new carbon tax policy, which is set to severely damage Australian manufacturing businesses, particularly those in Victoria and Tasmania. The predicted repercussions of the carbon tax have many

Pessimistic Business Expectations

June 7, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (1)

Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) Australia reveals executives are increasingly pessimistic about business outlook for the new financial year. D&B latest national Business Expectation Survey shows that those in manufacturing, retail and wholesale sectors will

“Queensland 2.0”

May 20, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

Queensland is open for business! After Cyclone Yasi  and the devastating flood tore through the state earlier this year, Queensland Tourism invited travel writers from Australia and around the world to see how Queensland is bouncing back from the disaster:

Aussies Shop Local

May 5, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

In February 2011, book seller Angus & Robertson and Borders go into administration, spiking fear that shoppers are moving from brick and mortar retail to oversea websites for their purchases. This fear is doubled by the strength of Australian dollar and