What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands?

What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands?

By Emma Kathryn White and Rebecca Louise Nelson Posted May 17, 2018 08:16:37 Photo: Governments only tend to spend serious money on groundwater investigations once people start running out of water. (ABC Tropical North: Sophie Kesteven) Groundwater being pumped from a highland aquifer, only to be whisked away in tankers …

AMP highlights AGM stitch-up that locks out small shareholders

AMP highlights AGM stitch-up that locks out small shareholders

Posted May 16, 2018 10:18:45 AMP’s annual general meeting was a grand affair in a grand setting. The Savoy Ballroom at Melbourne’s prestigious Grand Hyatt Hotel was packed with hundreds of small shareholders wanting to hear how their crisis-ridden company had gotten itself into so much trouble, and what their …

Small quake shakes buildings in California

Small quake shakes buildings in California

A small 3.8 magnitude earthquake has shaken buildings in Oakland, California, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says. There were no immediate signs of damage from the quake, said Reuters witnesses in both Oakland and San Francisco. The quake struck abou three kilometres east-northeast of Oakland, at a shallow depth of …

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Small business concerned about $10K cash payment limit

Small business concerned about $10K cash payment limit

A SYDNEY small business owner claims the government’s ban on cash payments over $10,000 will “demolish” the company he has spent four years and half a million dollars building, leaving it “worthless overnight”. In Tuesday’s Budget, the government announced it would ban cash payments to businesses for goods and services …

Highest paid small business professions revealed

Highest paid small business professions revealed

IT’S a dream for many of us — to have our own business, to be our own boss and the masters of our financial destiny. But if you’re best life involves opening a snazzy small bar or running a country B&B, think again. New research has found the small businesses …

Peanut butter battle: small win for Australian brand Bega against Kraft | Australia news

Australian brand Bega has had a small win over American food giant Kraft as it fights over who has the right to use yellow designs on peanut butter jars. Kraft took Bega to the International Centre for Dispute Resolution in New York in February to stop the Aussie company using …

Budget tax cut on small kegs likely to mean cheaper craft beer, Scott Morrison says

Budget tax cut on small kegs likely to mean cheaper craft beer, Scott Morrison says

Posted May 04, 2018 08:27:16 Photo: The higher tax rate on beer sold in kegs smaller than 48 litres will be axed in next week’s budget. (Dave Dyet: www.sxc.hu) Related Story: Treasurer rejects Santa Claus label, but promises not to be the budget Grinch Related Story: A battle is brewing …

Small business company tax cuts lifted employment but not wages

Small business company tax cuts lifted employment but not wages

Updated May 03, 2018 00:22:22 The first data analysis of what small businesses did with their tax cut has revealed half of it was pocketed by the businesses, a quarter invested, a fifth created more jobs and almost none went to wage increases. Small businesses (less than $2 million turnover) …

Restored Wirraway plane flies home to Nhill thanks to generosity of small town

Restored Wirraway plane flies home to Nhill thanks to generosity of small town

Posted April 29, 2018 14:11:02 Photo: Aircraft engineer Borg Sorensen spent 18 years reconstructing the Wirraway aircraft. (ABC Western Vic: Jessica Black) Related Story: The crashlanding Chiltern will never forget Related Story: Collection of WWI aircraft gives rare glimpse into Australia’s aviation history One of the world’s rarest planes has …