Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 6 July

Country of Origin Labelling Country of Origin Labelling became law on 1 July 2018. From 1 July 2016, they were optional and have now become mandatory. Food produced or manufactured from 1 July 2018 and sold in retail stores in Australia must display Country of Origin labels, meaning customers can now easily choose Aussie produce. …

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 5 April 2019

Budget Week It has been a rewarding week in the nation’s capital with the Government handing down the 2019 Federal Budget. The Budget is testament to the Liberal National Government’s commitment to economic growth. After more than a decade of deficits, this Budget forecasts a surplus of $7.1 billion in 2019-20. I’m pleased there are…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 30th March

Independent Inquiry into the system of Compensation and rehabilitation for veterans The Coalition Government has announced a Productivity Commission inquiry into the system of compensation and rehabilitation for veterans. The Commission is the Government's independent research and advisory body on a range of issues affecting the welfare of Australians. This inquiry will examine whether the system…

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Coulton’s Catch Up – week ending 3 May 2019

Expand your business vision It was great to attend the ‘Expand Your Vision’ masterclass last week, coordinated by Namoi Unlimited and its partners for business owners and entrepreneurs looking to scale internationally. This workshop stretched participants’ thinking around what their company can achieve. With my Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment hat on, I’m…

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