Monday 22nd Oct, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Australia initiates WTO action against Canadian restrictions on wine exports

ON 17 January 2018 a series of media stories announced that Australia had initiated the WTO “disputes” process against Canada…
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Wine fight with Canada escalates with WTO complaint

AUSTRALIA has initiated formal World Trade Organization dispute settlement action against Canada, saying the country has taken discriminatory measures affecting…
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FWC provisionally concludes “ordinary work week” for seafarers should be 38 hours

THE Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission handed down a provisional decision that may affect the pay rate for…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Cost recovery… who did what, how, when and why

CBFCA CEO Paul Damkjaer takes a look at the DAWR’s proposed changes to Approved Arrangements WITH the Department of Agriculture…
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Concerns swirl around Qube’s proposed acquisition of MCS

CLOUDS of concern have been gathering following Qube Logistics’ announcement that it was planning to acquire Maritime Container Services (MCS),…
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Get ready for the new CoR provisions

NEW provisions for Chain of Responsibility coming into effect in July mean anyone who consigns, packs, loads or receives goods…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is it time for a public inquiry into port practices?

The United States leads the way in a public review of port practices, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT

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Department explains ‘nay’ ruling on Hong Kong and China horse imports

DIRECT importation of horses from Hong Kong to Australia was suspended early last October because of biosecurity concerns related to…
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