Attempts to surpass the strict quota on beef imports from Australia lead to arrest of two Indonesians
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"If Australia was to stop exporting livestock, global animal welfare standards would unquestionably decline." - statement by the National Farmers Federation
Could the impending diplomatic crisis in the South China Sea spell trouble for Australian, or even world trade?
Checking in with the office supply industry -- and the changes abound
Outsourcing has radically altered the business playing field as it has provided businesses with an option to save their investment by cutting off their over-head costs
"Behold #Fairfax, the editor-less paper. Next sail the rudderless ship," tweets SMH education editor Andrew Stevenson after the announcement that three top editors will leave their posts over the next two weeks
Under the new regulations set forth in the trade deal, called MAFTA, 97.6 per cent of recent goods imported by Malaysia from Australia will be guaranteed tariff-free entry; by 2017, this figure will increase to 99 per cent
In a speech addressing The Global Foundation, Prime Minister Gillard urges Australia to become Asia's major food supplier
New Zealand's only Marmite production plant, located in Christchurch, will not reopen until July
Qantas Airways five-year international strategy includes 1,000 job cuts and setting up several joint ventures in Asia
Following the request for a two day trading halt last week, Gunns Ltd has requested an indefinite trading suspension on the ASX
Qantas and Virgin Australia warn that the $23 carbon tax will cost them up to $115 million, which will be passed onto passengers
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Maritime Union of Australia has halted its protected industrial action and returns to work for Patrick Stevedores
Here's hoping that the V Australia grounding is an isolated incident, unlike the A380 debacle that cost Qantas millions
Australian Businesses and Dollar Rise in Global Economy Amidst Weak U.S. Dollar and Struggling Budget
He sang and danced his way into our hearts with smash hits like Grease and Saturday Night Fever. Back in the day John Travolta was the ultimate hunk. The way he wore that black-leather-T Birds jacket just melted my 10-year-old heart. But these days it seems Travolta is doing everything but melting hearts.
The devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan nearly two weeks ago could delay global launches of the Apple iPad 2, research firm IHS iSuppli found in a teardown analysis of the iPad 2.
“It's just been a terrible year for airlines… (from) natural disasters (to) snow storms in Europe and then floods here and earthquakes and tsunamis," according to Comm Sec analyst Matt Crowe.
As business travel increases in and out of Australia, so do profits and revenue for a variety of businesses. The latest benefactor of the increase in travel, MAp Group, 74 percent owner of the Sydney Airport, reported an annual net profit $100.8 million.
Qantas has suspended scheduled A380 takeoffs following the engine failure that forced the airline to ground an A380 aircraft operating from Singapore to Sydney. Qantas Chief Executive Officer, Alan Joyce said Qantas would suspend A380 services until it is confident that Qantas safety requirements have been met.
Following a 26-year “stint” as the Managing Director of Toll Holdings, Paul Little will be stepping down from his post as head of the transport logistics group in January 2012. Well known for his commitment to making Toll the...
Melbourne-based rail and port company Asciano sold US$1 billion of bonds to pay off outstanding debt. In a statement released Friday to the ASX, Asciano said it issued US$400 million of 3.125 percent Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2015 and US$600...
Domestic airline carrier Regional Express (Rex) said that it welcomes the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) assessment of Sydney Airport’s proposed price rises. Rex told the ACCC that the airport’s increased aircraft parking charges would cost the airline...
Qantas Freight announced Monday it has started offering courier and baggage delivery services to Qantas and third party customers under the new brand name Qantas Courier. According to the airline, Qantas Courier had been established to reposition the Australian...
Virgin Blue announced Monday that it will cease New Zealand domestic flights and redeploy aircrafts for trans-Tasman and medium haul international flights. The airline announced the first phase of its network review, which aims to deliver increased competition and...
Asciano announced Thursday that it has secured a ten year, A$320 million contract with Middlemount Coal for the movement of up to 3 million tons of coal per year in Queensland beginning in January 2012. Middlemount Coal is an...
US rail company Genesee & Wyoming (GWI) announced Tuesday that it will acquire the assets for FreightLink’s Darwin to Adelaide rail link. FreightLink’s business is divided into two main components, general freight and bulk minerals and handles approximately 60,000 carloads per year using 23 locomotives and 430 railcars.
Transport and logistics company Toll Group announced Monday that it has acquired Qantas’ Asia Pacific express air freight business for an undisclosed amount. Toll, the Asian region’s leading provider of integrated logistics services, said it will take over the DPEX Group from Qantas, one of the largest independent express businesses in Asia.