Commerce and Industry

Monthly Archives: November 2016


New law to protect small businesses

On 12 November 2016, a new law to protect small businesses from unfair terms in business-to-business standard form contracts takes effect across Australia. The law applies to any new or renewed contract entered into on or after this date. If an existing contract is varied on or after 12 November, the law also applies to the [...]

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How to work in the cruise industry

Cruise ship tourism offers exciting new opportunities for Tasmanian businesses, especially those with tours or attractions. Business Tasmania have shared the new 'How to work in the cruise industry' document. Click here to read more.

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Superannuation Reforms

Legislation to implement the Government's superannuation reforms passed the Parliament on 23 November 2016. The superannuation reform package was announced in the 2016-17 Budget and amended following consultation. The changes improve the fairness, sustainability, flexibility and integrity of the superannuation system. On 9 November 2016, the Government introduced the Superannuation (Objective) Bill 2016, which will enshrine the objective of superannuation in [...]

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