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Coronavirus Stimulus Update

Federal Budget delayed to October The annual Federal Budget will be postponed to Tuesday, 6 October 2020, to give the Government time to assess the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the Prime Minister has confirmed. It...

  • Mar 23, 2020
  • Virginia Debus
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RCS Executive Link Program

ExecutiveLink™ is a unique program, designed to educate, motivate and support professionals in agriculture to take control and achieve their goals. It provides a structured process in which a group of like-minded people can, by...

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • principlefocus NSW
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Wages to increase in July 2019! Get a Boot!

The 1st of July is coming upon us and it’s that time of the year where the Fair Work Commission make determinations on Modern Award pay minimums and the National Minimum Wage, currently $18.93 per...

  • May 30, 2019
  • principlefocus NSW
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Why have an employment handbook!

Is an Employment handbook a waste of time or money? We all have heard about an employment handbook, its that folder with printed words in it that collects dust and is situated on the top shelf...

  • May 27, 2019
  • principlefocus NSW
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Christmas and Fringe Benefits Tax

Everyone loves Christmas. A time for family, a time for celebration, a time for rest and reflection. It can also be a fabulous time for the Australian Taxation Office where decisions are incorrectly...

  • Dec 10, 2018
  • principlefocus NSW
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Changes to Rights for Casual Workers

If you employ casual workers or if you are a casual worker, you need to be aware of the changes effective this month following the Fair Work Commissions ruling. Under the ruling, from 1 October casual...

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • principlefocus NSW
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Happy National Agricultural Day

21 November 2017 How exciting it is to celebrate the inaugural National Agricultural Day today 21 November and to be involved in such great sector. Therefore we wish to ‘shout out’ to our...

  • Nov 21, 2017
  • principlefocus NSW
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No tornadoes in Western NSW

  No tornadoes in Western NSW 10 March 2017  Peter Debus  Today’s Australian Financial Review has an article regarding farm succession in Iowa, illustrating that many farm succession issues are universal. In her article “Retirement the kiss of...

  • Mar 10, 2017
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Cost of raising children

Tom Peters, “one of the most influential business thinkers of all time” suggests in his tome, Re-imagine!” that: “Moving up the value chain means offering something more. It means emphasizing the Soft Attributes of "products"...

  • Dec 04, 2015
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