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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 worried. The manufacturing industry is integral to the Australian economy, providing 981,300 full time

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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

Bumper Year for Aussie Olive Oil

April 12, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

This is originally posted on Australian Food News. Australia is on track for a record for olive oil production, expecting 17 million litres of extra virgin olive oil for 2011. Favourable climate conditions have boosted the industry after a

Ford Tradition Affected by Quake

April 12, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

Ford joined the long list of auto-makers that had to limit/ suspend vehicle production following Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami disaster. In a memo to its dealers, Ford is limiting production of some trucks and SUVs in “Tuxedo Black”

$A Spooks Yearling Buyers

April 8, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

It seems that the high-flying Australian Dollar has a negative impact not only in tourism, manufacturing and trading. The after-effect has now spread to the local thoroughbred industry: Yearling sales figures are down, according to sales figure of Inglis