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Nine Priority Care program an overreach

NANA has been notified of a new system developed by Nine Publishing designed to “assist newsagents and distributors to identify repeated subscriber delivery issues”. NANA believes the new Priority Care program is an overreach and the expectation that a delivery driver must get out of their vehicle and take a photograph (exactly of what is […]

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RAT price control measures unclear and chasing the wrong people

The Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) (COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests) – Determination 2022 was introduced on 7 January 2022. The Determination is aimed at stopping price gouging on Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) which have become popular items across the community. The commentary around the subsidisation of the supply of RATs is […]

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New South Wales Lotteries gets it mostly wrong over requests for COCs on insurance

As most Newsagents know, Newspack Insurance is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Newsagents Association of NSW and ACT Ltd. NANA is aware that New South Wales Lotteries/Tabcorp/The Lott recently requested a considerable number of Newsagents supply a Certificate of Currency (COC) for their mandatory lotteries insurance. By implication, NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp/the Lott may have been […]

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