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Do Newsagency marketing and buying groups censor your email?

NANA was surprised to learn recently that one of the major marketing groups which provides email addresses to Newsagents including the marketing group’s URL, screen out some emails sent to Newsagents. It may be that the marketing group concerned wants to reduce the impact of its competitors offering better service and products or more competitive […]

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The clock is ticking on approval of Tabcorp’s Omni-Channel changes

Tabcorp has confirmed it will not introduce its proposed changes to lotteries outlet remuneration unless and until the Minister signs off on their increase to base remuneration and prices for lotteries products. The Minister responsible in NSW is Victor Dominello. The Minister has been and continues to seriously consider the totality of the package, not just […]

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What will NINE (formerly Fairfax) do about distribution?

NANA has been regularly in contact with and meeting with NINE (formerly Fairfax) about their attitude to the future of distribution in the Sydney metro area.  NINE has been forced to consider its approach due to News Corp Australia moving to appoint a single distributor for the majority of the Sydney metro area.

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Wage rates available for download

NANA has prepared wage rate schedules based on the General Retail Industry Award 2010 which take into account the extended spread of ordinary hours which applies to Newsagencies. Schedules produced by other organisations do not necessarily make allowance for this special provision which apply to Newsagents, so NANA cautions that Newsagents should ensure they are […]

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Music broadcast fees update from 1 July

Recent changes to the way licence fees for the broadcast of music in retail premises should make it easier for Newsagents who pay licence fees. Previously, licence fees were due to both the authors of the broadcast works and the performers of the broadcast works. Now, only one licence is required from OneMusic Australia.  

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Membership renewals now due

NANA Members will have by now received invoices for their 2019/2020 membership fees. Those Members on direct debit payments, monthly, will not need to make any new arrangements as monthly direct debits will continue as normal. Members who pay their membership invoice in full or part by cheque, direct deposit to NANA’s bank account or […]

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News Corp Sydney metro distribution changes announced

News Corp Australia released confirmation of their intention to proceed with the next stage of their proposed changes to primary and secondary distribution of their titles on Tuesday afternoon this week. Perhaps the only really significant surprise was the announcement that their will be one distributor for all of metropolitan Sydney – except the CBD.

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