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Striking a balance in branding agreements
2 years ago

Striking a balance in branding agreements

By  •  Legal

Australia has approximately 6,400 retail service stations, with the majority branded as one of the major oil companies, such as BP, Caltex, Mobil or Shell. However, a relatively small number …
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Biofuels pressure builds in NSW
2 years ago

Biofuels pressure builds in NSW

By  •  Biofuel

On Sunday 1 May 2016, Radio National broadcast a story on its Background Briefing programme that explored the link between donations from the Manildra Group and the recent passing of …
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Ethanol plan: All NSW service stations will be forced to stock after plan approved
2 years ago

Ethanol plan: All NSW service stations will be forced to stock after plan approved

Alicia Wood, 18 December 2015

ALL service stations will be forced to stock ethanol fuel despite industry warnings it will push petrol prices up by 8c litre after the …
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Effects test the great equaliser
2 years ago

Effects test the great equaliser

John Dahlsen, 11 November 2015

THE aim of a new Section 46 effects test is not to prop up failures. It’s to recognise the lack of level playing field …
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Sport’s awards major sponsor: Newman’s Service Centre
2 years ago

Sport’s awards major sponsor: Newman’s Service Centre

Fairfax Media, 17 September 2015

Blayney Caltex was originally purchased by Jim and Pam Newman in 1975.

After operating as a petrol station for two years, the three squash courts …
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Senior economist says future is bright
2 years ago

Senior economist says future is bright

By  •  Information, Economy

The near term outlook for the Australian economy is relatively positive despite all the doom and gloom that is being put about by some commentators. The biggest challenge at present …
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Bruce Billson tells National Press Club: “Small business is the new black, the new kale of the café scene, the yogalates”
3 years ago

Bruce Billson tells National Press Club: “Small business is the new black, the new kale of the café scene, the yogalates”

Australian small businesses are having a moment and no one is happier about that than Small Business Minister Bruce Billson.

Addressing the National Press Club yesterday, Billson said the conversation …
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Small fuel retail businesses to benefit from Federal Budget measures
3 years ago

Small fuel retail businesses to benefit from Federal Budget measures

By  •  Advocacy, ACAPMA, Budget

Tuesday’s Federal Budget unveiled some great bonuses for small business in the form of a series of tax concessions. And the good news is that the government has considered the …
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Federal Budget 2015: Retailers to reap the benefits from Budget’s tax break for small businesses
3 years ago

Federal Budget 2015: Retailers to reap the benefits from Budget’s tax break for small businesses

Retailers are set for a sales rush in the wake of a generous tax break for small businesses that will encourage spending on everything from office supplies and computers to …
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ACCC releases latest small business report: new Franchising Code and online education

Growing numbers of small businesses are looking to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissioner for advice and guidance, according to latest data from the national competition and franchising regulator.

Over …
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