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“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: “I thought Queensland may be on its knees. But my experiences here have shown the …

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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

AquaGen – Renewable Wave Energy

April 7, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

AquaGen is an Australian technology company specialising in the development of renewable ocean energy. The company’s future strategy is to scale-up the Lorne pier demonstration unit to large scale commercial wave farms capable of producing Megawatts of

Aussie Fresh Produce in Demand

April 5, 2011 • UncategorizedComments (0)

Following the recent Japan disaster, Australian exporters should brace themselves for higher demand in fresh produce to Japan, especially meat and seafood. This comes as a result of food safety concerns and production shortfalls in Japan. Detection of cobalt,