Agribusinesses Target New Markets and Job Growth with Government Support

Farmers, food suppliers and retailers across the country are set to benefit from Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative. Food Innovation Australia Limited’s (FIAL) Cluster Programme encourages businesses, researchers and educational institutions to work together to build on their competitive advantage, and develop solutions to challenges. The new programme provides…

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Impact of construction on business should be investigated

The loss of business due to light rail construction should be investigated, Member for Yerrabi James Milligan said. Mr Milligan wants the support of Labor and the Greens to help employees and business owners impacted by light rail construction. “I am inundated with complaints that construction noise, dust and obstructions…

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The 2018 ACT Budget

Today’s ACT budget includes record taxation and increasing debt. Whilst taxes go up and up, services are getting worse and worse. For the first time, the budget papers show total annual ACT Government revenue reaching more than $7,000,000,000 ($7 billion). How your money is being spent: Back in 2012, the Canberra…

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New Food Labels Coming Soon

Food businesses have just one month left before the new country of origin labelling requirements become mandatory on 1 July. Australian consumers have made it known they want clearer and more meaningful food labelling, so they can make more informed choices about the food they buy. They want labels to…

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