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Transport insurance specialist, NTI, has launched an online Chain of Responsibility Health Check tool. Newly developed to coincide with legislative reforms that came into effect last week, the self-assessment tool and resources for CoR compliance are said to reflect NTI’s commitment to creating a safer future for Australian industry. Christopher Hogarty, NTI Chief Customer Officer...
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Increased co-operation with banks and financial organisations has produced a 143% leap in reported cyber incidents, according to computer emergency response body CERT New Zealand’s second-quarter report. It says the rise, compared with the first quarter, amounts to 507 cyber incidents, accounting for 69% of all incident reports. Financial and insurance services was the most...
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The Commonwealth Government has spent has spent $9.7 million to establish an Office of Future Transport Technologies to manage the impending influx of automated vehicles. Automated vehicle technology is expected to commercially available in Australia within two years. The new office, which has been established within the Department of Infrastructure and Transport, will help improve...
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The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has welcomed a speech by the Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population, Alan Tudge, which highlights the need for Commonwealth leadership in driving better planning outcomes and reducing road congestion as Australia’s population grows. “The Minister’s address today is consistent with ALC’s long-stated view that the Commonwealth Government needs...
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Australia can expect a below-average tropical cyclone season, the Bureau of Meteorology says in its annual outlook released today. The possible development of an El Nino system in the tropical Pacific Ocean and near-average ocean temperatures to the north and east have influenced the severe weather outlook. El Nino usually reduces the number of cyclone...
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Drivers of trucks weighing more than 4.5 tonnes have been put on notice they cannot use a short cut between Rocklea and Wishart, the Queensland Government has announced. Member for Mansfield Corrine McMillan welcomed the start of the trial in October which will see the use of automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) technology to identify...
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The ridiculous and unwarranted charges must stop In July, the Australian Government issued a consultation paper on establishing an independent price regulator for the fuel-based road user charge and the very high registration charges we pay. At present, the road user charge and registration charges are decided by governments, although the National Transport Commission (NTC)...
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Such a great achievement, and a successful night saw many of the T&G family recognised for their loyalty, passion and excellence in service. The celebration of T&G Insurance brokers reaching 25 years in business was held at the Gabba, QLD Cricketers Club and provided an amazing backdrop for the evening. Managing Director Michael Stephenson and...
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Getting a business off the ground can be tough. Three Australians who’ve done it share their biggest obstacles to success and how they overcame them. It’s risky, daunting – but oh so worth it, when inspiration and perspiration come together to create a profitable business. Three entrepreneurs share hard-won advice for clearing just some of...
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Founder of the innovation think tank Thinque, Anders Sorman-Nilsson, details the longer-term effects Amazon’s presence is likely to have on Australia’s small businesses. Goodbye to gut feel? Amazon’s success stems from its sophisticated use of customer and sales data to inform decision making. Australian businesses not willing to hop on the big-data bandwagon will increasingly...
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