Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH program supported by retail industry

Earlier this week, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Executive Director Russell Zimmerman showed his support for the government’s Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program. According to a statement released by the ARA, the organisation has been working with the federal government to help young people in Australia looking to enter the …

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ACCC rules out tobacco companies acting together

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is denying authorisation for British American Tobacco Australia (BATA), Imperial Tobacco Australia (ITA) and Philip Morris Ltd (PML) jointly to cease supplying retailers or wholesalers they consider to be supplying illicit tobacco. The companies had submitted that the proposed conduct would reduce retail sales …

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