BUSINESS NEWS AND ARTICLES

Latest vegetable farm survey shows incomes increase further in 2017-18

  • September 21, 2018
  • FENCiT
Australian vegetable-growing farms: an economic survey 2016–17 and 2017–18 shows a 12 per cent increase in cash income for Australian vegetable farms to $319,000 per farm in 2017-18. ABARES Executive...

Trade War and global protectionism risk putting world on path…

  • September 21, 2018
  • FENCiT
"The escalating Trade War between the USA and China is already hurting Australian companies through restrictions in availability of key components, higher landed costs for Australian exports out of China...

Footy Friday farce

  • September 20, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has called on the Victorian State Government and Opposition to promise to undertake a review into the AFL Grand Final holiday after the State...

Helping businesses to export and create new opportunities

  • September 19, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, has launched a $20 million program that will help small and medium businesses grow, export and generate local Australian jobs. The...

Aussie big business signs up to Net Zero Carbon Commitment

  • September 14, 2018
  • FENCiT
Australia’s position as a green building world-leader looks set to continue with a raft of leading companies signing up to the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings...

Parliament needs to act quickly to protect businesses and the…

  • September 13, 2018
  • FENCiT
"It is vital that Parliament acts quickly to protect businesses, employees and the community from the huge potential cost impacts of the Federal Court's decision in the WorkPac v Skene...

Winemakers’ welcome Labor’s commitment to Free Trade

  • September 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
The Winemakers Federation of Australia (WFA) has welcomed Labor’s support for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which saw the enabling legislation pass the House of Representatives....

Skilling: A National Imperative – new report reveals major skill…

  • September 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
A new report released by the Australian Industry Group has identified critical skill issues facing Australian businesses with 75 per cent of employers reporting skill shortages and 99 per cent...

Rate cap meets increased costs - but that's it

  • September 12, 2018
  • FENCiT
The 2.7% cap on council rates for 2019-20 reflects some of the rising costs faced by councils – but it’s still just a political sleight of hand, Local Government NSW...

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