ARA members should take time to consider if they would like to register their business for a ‘.au’ domain name, ahead of the 20 September deadline for priority registration.
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As anticipated, the Reserve Bank has increased interest rates for the fourth straight month, with the cash rate now sitting at a six year high of 1.85%. Unfortunately, the economic challenges are likely to get worse before they get better, as outlined by Treasurer Jim Chalmers in his economic update to Parliament last week.
On average, every 10 minutes a cybercrime is being reported in Australia. 1 Cyber-attacks are considered one of the greatest risks to small and medium enterprise businesses (SMEs) as they
Economic challenges continue to mount with figures released today showing inflation has reached 6.1%. We are conscious this impacts retail on many levels – as customers respond to the rising cost of living, and as retailers tackle the financial pain associated with increased operating costs including fuel, energy, supply chains, rents and more.
With Covid and flu infections on the rise again, we’re pleased to see the Federal Government heed the call of the ARA and others to reinstate the pandemic leave disaster payment, which will come as a welcome relief for workers left out of pocket when they isolate.