NANA has negotiated an outcome with the NSW Government which allows 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.
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 […]
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 […]
The General Retail Industry Award 2020 has been varied by the Fair Work Commission to resolve the new restricted classification structure which applies to junior employees. As previously advised by NANA, Newsagents will only be able to employ and pay junior employees in Retail Employee Levels 1 to 3 inclusive from the first full pay […]
NANA has continued to work with Nine Publications to sort out niggling problems experienced by Newsagents following on from the cyber-attack their systems suffered. There have been some instances of credits for returns not being factored into accounts. NANA has worked with Members and Nine Publications to resolve those issues and NANA anticipates that the […]
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 […]
Nine Publications has announced in an email to Newsagents that their accounts system has returned to normal arrangements commencing 19 April.
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.
Regional publisher Australian Community Media (ACM) is set to resume publishing a number of local newspapers from this week, a year after the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic forced the suspension of printing.
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 […]