Wine exports to jump 4 per cent in 2013-14

It's set to be a bumper year for our country's wine sector, according to the latest report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES). In 2013-14, farm exports from every state and territory are projected to reach $38 billion. ABARES Executive Director, Ms Karen Schneider, …

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AMMA launches program to boost Indigenous employment rates

The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has launched a new program to help Indigenous Australians find gainful employment in the resource industry. A report published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) reveals that Indigenous Australians have "much lower employment rates than other Australians". Some of the …

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Australia urged to make the most of its pharmacists’ skills

Our country needs to work harder to make the most of its pharmacists' abilities, states the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. Liesel Wett, chief executive officer of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, announced that fully utilising the skills and knowledge of the industry's labour force could help to alleviate "growing pressures …

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