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Friday, March 15, 2019

CELLAR DOOR FEST: At 5:00pm this afternoon the fantastic three day Adelaide Cellar Door Festival kicks off at the Adelaide Convention Centre. This is a sensational event that has around 150 cellar doors (organised by wine growing region) showing of their wares. These days they also have boutique spirits and beer producers exhibiting so as to round out the experience. Read More...

DOUBLING UP

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Just before Christmas I received an interesting email from my local Council. It was about the State Governments trade missions to the whole globe. Well, four out of the five continents (none to Antarctica or the other States of Australia). It got me wondering, as to why – when we already have Austrade to help us spruik our products to the world – do we need our State Government to double up by running its own 12 international missions on our behalf? IF Austrade isn’t doing a good job, or is under resourced to do the job, surely the State Governments should be lobbying/pushing the Federal Government to “lift their game” rather than duplicating the services. Read More...