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Check the status of your News Corp Australia account & bank account

NANA recently brought a glitch with some Newsagent accounts to News Corp Australia’s attention. The problem was due to direct debits not being successfully initiated/finalised for two consecutive weeks. Fortunately, after NANA raised the issue with News Corp Australia accounts they have acted to fix the problem and have released the following statement to impacted […]

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Changes to Single Touch Payroll reporting from 1 July

 There are changes to Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting for small employers with closely held payees and quarterly reporting for micro employers and for closely held payees from 1 July 2021. Micro employers are employers with one to four employees. A closely held payee is an individual who is directly related to the entity from […]

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What if an employee refuses the COVID-19 vaccine?

The Federal government is passing the buck over to the states and territories to address this type of issue since they are responsible for workplace safety. The first likely measure taken by the states and territories will be using public health orders in a targeted approach, mandating the COVID-19 vaccine in high-risk industries such as […]

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Guide on the use of CCTV for Newsagents

Following on from recent discussions about the use of monitoring and scanning devices in Newsagencies, NANA has sought advice on the legal technicalities which surround the use of CCTV in shops and whether customers and staff have to be advised CCTV is being used. As a result, NANA now has a guide available to assist […]

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Primary distribution in the Central West of NSW improves – further work ahead for other areas

NANA has continued to work with Newsagents in the Central West of NSW to improve on-time delivery performance of primary distribution by News Corp Australia of their mastheads plus those of Nine, ACM, independent publishers and magazines distributed by Ovato. Whilst work being done by News Corp Australia following from NANA’s intervention continues to deliver […]

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New guides – Preventing workplace sexual harassment and violence and aggression – guidance for small businesses

Safe Work Australia has released new guides to assist small businesses like Newsagents to introduce policies and actions aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment and violence and aggression. All employers and “persons conducting a business or undertaking” (PCBU) are obliged to manage the risks of sexual harassment and violence and aggression occurring in the workplace. NANA […]

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Tyro offer to waive fees not enough

NANA Members will be familiar with the problems experienced by many small businesses when their Tyro terminals turned into useless bricks. Tyro has now largely addressed the technical issues associated with the terminal failures, however the issue of compensation to Newsagents and other small businesses remains outstanding.

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