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102. Reaching Capacity and Embracing Sea Freight

BITRE (Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics) have released their Yearbook for 2017 which outlines a clear imbalance in the freight supply chain, which has been costing the country billions of dollars per year.

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91. South Australian Exports On Show In China

Last week saw a successful end to the South Australian Trade mission to China, with around 200 trade delegates promoting the states local exports around Guangzhou, Shandong & Shanghai. Representation for the mission involved the participation of 124

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90. Millions In Australian Revenue Lost To Incompliance

According to customs specialists the Australian government is losing millions of dollars in revenue a year due to inadequate regulation and audit follow-up practices. Platinum Freight Management chief executive Peter McRae came to this conclusion a

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89. Inland Rail's Fatal Flaw Revealed

Last week at the Australian Federation of International Forwarder's (AFIF) annual conference in Brisbane, Port of Brisbane chief operating officer Peter Keyte spoke in regards to the federal budget's boost of $8.4bn for the Inland Rail infrastructure

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84. South Gippsland Receives $800,000 Infrastructure Funding

Four months after the closing of the 1st round of the Local Roads to Market Program, the benefits of the $25 million dollar curriculum will finally be felt with the announcement this week that $800,000 would be devoted to funding for road development

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77. Port of Townsville PEP To Commence First Stage

The Townsville Port Expansion Project (PEP) is nearing its practical beginning after its EIS (environmental impact statement) was approved late last year. The project's first stage, which will begin in the coming months of 2017, will see the widening

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76. Inland Rail Pushes Forward to Formal Assessment

The Inland Rail project is a proposed 1700km freight connection between Melbourne & Brisbane, and as of last week the Government moved forward with formal assessment despite second round market testing still being finalised. The minister for Infrastr

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75. Cruise Industry Expected To Reach $5b

The cruise industry is one of the most rapidly growing industries in Australia with it an expectation of a $5 billion value by the end of the 2016 financial year. A continued growth in passenger numbers and daily domestic port visits had allowed

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74. Food & Beverage Exports Soar

According to the ABS Australia's exports of primary food and beverages for household use have soared every year over the last three years, making it the largest growing broader export category in that period. In the December numbers for the inter

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71. Norwegian Star: Back In Melbourne

On Friday the 10th, Cruise Linear, the Norwegian Star, lost main propulsion power at Cape Liptrap off the Tasmanian Coast on it's way to New Zealand. "We all the heard the noise of the breakdown, there was all this steam coming from the side of the s

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