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NANA meets with Phil Donato MP over extra lotteries outlets

NANA staff, together with local Newsagents in the Orange area met with Phil Donato MP this morning to discuss the potential damage an additional lotteries outlet will cause to existing Newsagencies in the town. NANA often meets with its Members and their local Members of Parliament to discuss a range of issues impacting the industry […]

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NSW insurance stamp duty exemption forms need to be finalised

On 14 April Newspack Insurance sent stamp duty exemption claim forms to all current policy holders in NSW which will enable eligible NSW Newsagents to claim a NSW Government stamp duty exemption on certain types of insurance. Successfully claiming the stamp duty exemption will result in a minor reduction of insurance costs for mandatory lotteries and […]

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NANA succeeds in negotiations with NSW Government over $1500 small business rebate scheme – Newsagents can now claim rates on leased premises

NANA has been working hard to negotiate an acceptable outcome which will allow Newsagents in NSW to claim the costs of local government rates and charges which are included in their per square metre lease fees or as on-costs under lease agreements. The problem which existed at the commencement of the rebate scheme was that […]

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How to respond to a lotteries notification of a new outlet application

Some industry commentators have suggested that NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp will go ‘full steam ahead’ with any new outlet application, despite any existing Newsagent’s objections. NANA’s experience is somewhat different. Based on assistance from NANA some Members have successfully made submissions against a new outlet application with the application being either rejected or limited to an ISI only outlet.

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Award flexibility – Fair Work Commission consideration continues without resolution

NANA is an active participant in proceedings before the Fair Work Commission to resolve an appropriate approach to introducing flexibility to the manner in which part time employees may work additional hours without the payment of overtime. NANA is representing both its and ALNA’s Members, and VANA and NLNA Members have no representation. As a […]

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