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Chinese New Year 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

Next Friday, February 16, is Chinese New Year, celebrated by a significant part of the world’s population. At that time we will be entering the Year of the Dog. 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...