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Industry groups back business saving COVID repeal bill

14 November 2021

Peak industry bodies the National Retail Association (NRA), the Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS), The Surf & Boardsports Industry…

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Retail industry leaders welcome regulatory review to tackle Victoria’s tobacco black market

29 October 2021

Representatives of thousands of small businesses say stronger police enforcement powers, appropriate licensing of tobacco sales, and on the spot…

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AACS Calls for Assistance to tackle Labour Shortages to Ensure Recovery

29 October 2021

The petrol and convenience sector in Australia are feeling the effects of the dramatic drop in international temporary visa holders…

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Rapid Antigen Testing kits to roll out In Petrol and Convenience Stores Nationally from November 1st

29 October 2021

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) have approved eight testing kits to be sold at retail. Hough Pharma will be one…

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Retail industry leaders call for renewed focus on penalties for illegal tobacco activity

29 October 2021

Representatives of thousands of small businesses say penalties “clearly insufficient” after Victorian man fined just $1000 in illegal tobacco case…

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RETAILERS IN THE DARK ON OVER-THE-TOP NEW RULES FOR VAPING PRODUCT SALES

29 October 2021

• Over-the-top new laws that make it illegal to buy nicotine vaping products in Australia without a GP prescription come…

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Convenience stores still waiting for answers to new vaping regulations

29 October 2021

The Tasmanian Government appears to have its head in the sand on the issue of nicotine vaping and e-cigarettes, by…

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CONVENIENCE STORES CONTEST NICOTINE CONTAINING VAPING SALES CLAIMS

29 October 2021

The Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has strongly contested claims being made about the alleged sale of nicotine containing…

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Prescription vaping has potential to slow vaccine roll-out, entrench black market.

29 October 2021

The Federal Government’s decision to push ahead with a prescription-based model for nicotine e-cigarettes has the potential to slow the…

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Industry groups welcome COVID assistance as businesses face catastrophe

29 October 2021

Industry groups welcome COVID assistance as businesses face catastrophe Industry groups the National Retail Association (NRA), the Franchise Council of…

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Impact of Illicit Tobacco on Legitimate Retailers

29 October 2021

Legitimate retailers are being forced out of business as illegitimate, unregulated illicit tobacco continues to spread far and wide across…

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Industry groups urge greater support for struggling NSW & VIC businesses

29 October 2021

Peak industry bodies have called for greater government support for New South Wales and Victorian businesses struggling to survive the…

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