Category Archives: Continual Professional Development

Joint Media Release: Australia and India team up on skills and training

6 April 2016


Australia’s Special Envoy for Trade, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, is today meeting industry and education sector leaders in India, including the Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Sri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, to progress education and training cooperation.

Mr Robb will be accompanied by Australia’s Education Ambassador

NSW Motor Dealers May get Their Own Unfair Contract Terms Relief.

The Motor Dealers and Repairers Bill 2013 (NSW) proposes a new regime to regulate unfair contracts and unjust conduct affecting motor dealers. It is different from the regime in the Australian Consumer Law (see below). This Bill has been criticised as nationally inconsistent and unnecessary in light of the

Banks have it wrong competing on price

Traditionally Banks and non Banks have always competed on products and price, yet all clients have always wanted and its not just a recent development was a trusted educated advisor who they could go to for advice to meet their relevant needs. The products and services supplied by the

Australian Regulator ASIC warns Real Estate Agents on Property Advising for Self Managed Super Funds

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By Alistair Walsh
Wednesday, 06 November 2013

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission says some real estate agents are offering kickbacks to financial advisers to advise investors to use an SMSF to purchase the real estate agents’ properties.

It says financial advisers may be banned from receiving them under the Future of

Is your business scalable? Six things you need to think about

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 | By Matt Murphy

If there is sufficient demand for your product or service then you can make a business out of it. But can you scale it?

Some businesses are scalable, meaning that they can grow revenue exponentially. Others are less open to growth, generating instead a reliable but