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The Riskiest Industries of Financial Year 2019

The Riskiest Industries of Financial Year 2019

CreditorWatch reviewed industry data across that last 12 months. It may be no surprise to some that the riskiest industry was Construction. The statistics were loud and clear across each state that construction was performing poorly. Looking at court actions, New South Wales was the riskiest in Construction by 33%. New South Wales had the […]

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Meet the start-up juggling Queenslander bringing a $19b industry out of the 1960s

Meet the start-up juggling Queenslander bringing a $19b industry out of the 1960s

If he wasn’t already busy enough heading up three manufacturing start-ups, Queensland’s Dave Biggars has set his sights on leading the $19 billion-dollar caravan industry out of the bygone era of timber into the era of smart design. Last year, the 32-year-old entrepreneur founded Zone RV, a manufacturer of built-to-order off-road and luxury touring caravans. […]

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Manufacturing sector continues improvement

Manufacturing sector continues improvement

Australia’s manufacturers are seeing improving conditions, according to the latest ACCI-Westpac Survey of Industrial Trends.  The survey has revealed strengthening conditions for the third consecutive quarter, with a rise in building activity and an improvement in service sector investment cited as positive contributors. The recent Budget’s jobs and small business focus is also being highlighted […]

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Manufacturing sector expands for first time in 6 months

Manufacturing sector expands for first time in 6 months

The Australian level of manufacturing exports has seen its first rise since in November 2014, according to the latest readings from the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI®). The Australian PMI® hit 52.3 in May, a rise of 4.3 points. The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) says that a reading above […]

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