Saturday 17th Mar, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Is it appropriate to tax imports where we have no industry to protect?

Russell Wiese* provides the following commentary questioning the appropriateness of maintaining import tariffs on new motor vehicles

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Port of Townsville busy with trade in first half of this FY

HALFWAY through the 2017/18 financial year, Port of Townsville Limited (POTL) has reported solid trade results for its two ports….
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Port Adelaide’s December container throughput up on year’s average

PORT Adelaide saw a busy month in December 2017 when it comes to container trade, according to the latest available…
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More freight on the blue highway would improve road safety: Ports Oz chief

ROAD safety would be improved by moving freight off the asphalt highway and onto the blue highway, Ports Australia CEO…
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Researchers look to carnivorous plants to combat biofouling

A TEAM of chemistry researchers at the University of Sydney Nano Institute has developed a “nanostructured” surface coating that has…
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Port of Townsville

China-bound cattle depart Townsville

A SHIPMENT of live cattle from Northern Australia bound for China departed today (17 January) from Port of Townsville’s Berth…
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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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Cruise ship frenzy at Freo

FRIDAY (12 January) was a busy day for Fremantle with the unusual occurrence of three cruise ships berthed at once…
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