Written on 16 October, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Internet Governance Forum in review Held at the Hotel Realm, Canberra over the 11th and 12th of October, the Internet Governance Forum represented a significant milestone for the Australian internet industry. The event brought together online business owners, government bodies and major players such as Google, Facebook and AusRegistry in an effort to foster collaboration... Read more
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, government

Written on 09 October, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Internet Governance Forum: Top picks If you’re an online business owner, the health of Australia’s digital economy can have a seismic effect on your growth and future prosperity. Sharp acceleration in the country’s internet sector has strengthened the imperative for the industry to compete on a global level and make the most of every opportunity.... Read more
Categories: Events | Tags: government, security

Written on 31 August, 2011 by Larry Bloch

The hypocrisy of rejecting lowering the $1000 GST exemption threshold for imported goods The Labor Federal Government has enough issues to deal with at present, but I can't help reflecting on the reasons given for refusing to consider lowering the $1000 GST exemption threshold. The claim is that it would cost more to collect the tax than the revenue it raises. Hang on... Read more
Categories: CEO Blog | Tags: government, small business

Written on 10 January, 2011 by Larry Bloch

$1000 import GST exemption - small businesses suffer In ancient times, being the bearer of bad tidings was a risky profession. Great leaders chose their messengers carefully. If the message was that bad, there was no need to use a highly ranked messenger, because everyone assumed that he would be killed upon delivery. A higher ranked messenger was... Read more
Categories: CEO Blog | Tags: government, tax

Written on 23 November, 2010 by Larry Bloch

Am I the only one who gives a damn about small business?!?! It's been a while since I've had a rant published. What's the point of publishing magazines and websites if you can't have a rant from time to time? Without one, where's the passion, where's the belief, where's the credibility? And where is the author? Today, I'm pissed off. I've been... Read more
Categories: CEO Blog | Tags: government, small business

Written on 20 January, 2010 by Charlotte Norman

GST loophole hurting Australian small businesses Netregistry today announced its decision to join the Retail Coalition and support the efforts of local retailers to close the GST and duty loophole that is currently disadvantaging Australian businesses. Netregistry supplies over 250,000 Australian online businesses (or one in three of all businesses in Australia using the internet) and... Read more
Categories: Press Releases | Tags: government