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State forester recognised

MechLog Wins Two National Industry Awards. Tasmanian forestry company MechLog has picked up two national awards at the 2019 Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards. The awards recognise excellence in the forestry industry and were presented at a gala event attended by more than 500 guests in Mount Gambier. MechLog’s CEO, Jillian Aylett Brown, said she…

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Getting it right from the ground up

By Mary Massina Like with all things, sometimes looks can be deceiving. When we take the time to look up and marvel at grand buildings and architectural feats, we often neglect the work, effort and care taken to establish what is considered the most important aspect of a building – its foundations. The foundations are…

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Full speed ahead

Tasmania has by far the fastest growing economy in the country with a new report highlighting the state’s improvements and predicting future growth. The state has made a successful transformation from an industrial and manufacturing focus 30 years ago to an economy where our strengths – clean food, pristine wilderness and a vibrant higher education…

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Business gives state the edge

By Michael Ferguson, Minister for Small Business Tasmania’s economy is leading the nation on a number of measures, and the Hodgman Liberal Government says “thank you” to the hard working and innovative Tasmanian businesses. Australian Bureau of Statistics Gross State Product data shows that the Tasmanian economy is the fastest growing in the country. In…

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Bill to strengthen super guarantee

By Wayne Davy Law amended around salary sacrifice and super guarantee obligations The Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Tax Integrity and Other Measures No 1) Bill 2019, which was introduced on 24 July, has been passed by Parliament. The introduction of the Amendment will ensure an individual’s salary sacrificed contributions can’t be used to reduce their…

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ANZ seminar sets course for next level

Launceston businesses are set for a brighter future after the ANZ Business Growth Seminar was held at the Country Club Casino. Hosted by ANZ and the Launceston Chamber of Commerce, the free one-day seminar was designed for business owners looking to grow but are unsure how to progress to the next level by identifying new…

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