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There are no boats leaving Australia!

We certainly are blessed to live in such an amazing country, some of the reasons Australians consider themselves lucky to live here include never having a civil war, great weather, fantastic beaches, abundance of natural resources, abundance of food - even in years of drought…

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Three Financial Mistakes Made by Many Businesses

Many of our clients tell us that they got into business to make more money, achieve a better lifestyle, or simply because they felt they could do a better job than their old boss. Although many do possess business skills, financial acumen is rarely high…

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Business Processes: Sometimes You Develop Them… Sometimes You Destroy Them…

There is a lot of talk in business about developing and implementing business processes. Once we understand the series of actions which result in a desirable outcome, we should teach people how to follow that process (and make sure they do). Documenting the process makes…

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Goals, Strategy and Plans: The Vital Fuel for Businesses

Many businesses (and certainly many of our clients) find themselves busy with the day-to-day selling, paying bills, marketing, hiring and firing, talking to the bank, managing the office and so on. They know they should plan for the future but who ever gets time for…

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8 reasons to use cloud accounting

We are seeing clients who were early adopters of cloud accounting reaping the rewards for transitioning to the cloud. Cloud accounting is mainstream these days however, for those who still aren’t convinced, here are 8 reasons why you should consider making the switch to a…

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Agricultural Commodity Markets, Pricing and Supply Chain Risk Management Course

Are you wanting a better understanding on agricultural commodity markets and needing more knowledge on pricing and the risks attached to supply chains? If so, then this annual three-day Agricultural Commodity Markets, Pricing and Supply Chain Risk Management course could interest you. The course is…

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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 Agriculture linked industries and the farmers for all their hard work and…

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Making Good Farm Expansion Decisions

Making Good Farm Expansion Decisions Extract from GRDC Farm Business Information Newsletter (July 2017 - Issue 40) Farm expansion involves increasing business scale to become larger or more productive. There are three categories of farm expansion and there are a number of methods for expanding within…

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Business Structures

Choosing the right business structure(s) for your family business is a key business decision. Your business structure is one of the key foundations on which a family business is built. Any decision regarding structure will impact many aspects of your business including risk management, capital…

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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 death: Many Iowa farmers don’t plan to put…

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