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Australian macadamias crack China’s market

Friday 31 May, 2019 | By: Austrade and Ella Schalch

A family dream turned into a reality, Brookfarm has been producing homegrown macadamia products for the past 20 years. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is sharing its passion for quality health food with overseas customers. Read more.

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Assessing the State Opposition Small Business Initiatives: CCIQ

Monday 27 May, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the state Liberal National party’s announcement of a commitment to small business with two key policy initiatives aimed at boosting small business creation in the regions and a procurement aimed at increasing engagement with the state’s small business sector. Read more.

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Is getting drunk at a work function a sackable offence?

Thursday 23 May, 2019 | By: Mondaq Ltd | Tags: Workplace Health & Safety;

An employee becomes inebriated at an after-work function attended by clients. Will this type of misconduct be enough to warrant a termination of employment? In general terms, what sort of matters should an employer consider in terms of process and their ultimate decision? These issues were considered recently by the Fair Work Commission in the matter of Puszka. Read more.