Letter from Canberra – July 2022

Welcome to the July 2022 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   Hydrogen vehicle refuelling, it’s happening in Australia! More changes at the Heads of the Public Service  Whether to provide wage increases  A national Energy Plan  The cost of Defence  Saltbush to reduce carbon emissions Political accountability  In short, Canberra News and Comments  Don’t forget to update your subscription… Continue reading Letter from Canberra – July 2022

Letter from Melbourne – June 2022

Welcome to the June 2022 Edition of Letter from Melbourne   In this months edition we start to consider the Victorian State Election in November 2022. In other topics: What goes for Victorian votes? The Victorian Health System’s mismanagement  Unbelievable Victorian government procurement  Inflation, interest rate fears In short, Melbourne News and Comments… Don’t forget… Continue reading Letter from Melbourne – June 2022

Letter from Canberra – June 2022

Welcome to the June 2022 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   Labor has won the election we look at their key policies. China, next steps. Ongoing logistics challenges and the impact on our competitive position and long-standing export channels.  The new Labor Ministry. The NZ economy and the directions taken by NZ’s Reserve Bank Tasmania’s… Continue reading Letter from Canberra – June 2022

TEFLAS Update (May 2022)

With regard to the Tasmania Export Freight Logistics Advisory Service (TEFLAS), which Affairs of State is conducting for the Tasmania government, we are often asked asked about ongoing freight challenges and their impact on exporters. The impact from ongoing logistics challenges is real, off-island supply chains are disrupted, congested and uncertain. Costs continue to escalate… Continue reading TEFLAS Update (May 2022)

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Letter from Canberra – May 2022

Letter from Canberra Australian Government and Business Digest

Welcome to the May 2022 Edition of Letter from Canberra.   As we publish there is less than two weeks to go before we potentially have a new or significantly changed Government.  What will this look like?  Many pundits have provided their views leading into this election – we ask our questions and offer some… Continue reading Letter from Canberra – May 2022

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Tasmanian Export Freight and Logistics Update

As with almost every week of the last two years freight and logistics summaries can highlight a range of ongoing challenges Shanghai COVID Restrictions Nearly all of Shanghai is under lockdown. Many Air and Sea carriers have cancelled or omitted the Shanghai ports, so this has put extra pressure and potential congestion on neighbouring ports… Continue reading Tasmanian Export Freight and Logistics Update

Trade Tasmania Newsletter, April 2022

Industry and Trade Newsletter for April 2022. Department of State Growth The Tasmanian Export Freight Logistics Advisory Service (TEFLAS) supported by Affairs of State is a feature on the newsletter. https://affairs.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/TradeTasmaniaApril2022_Opt.pdf

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Letter from Melbourne – April 2022

EditorialPartnerships, specifically between the Public and Privatesectors, has been a constant message in our initial new editions of Letter from Melbourne and Letter from Canberra.We are delighted to be an example of what can be done. The Tasmanian government has announced Affairs of State as itspartner for the Tasmania Export Freight and Logistics AdvisoryService. This… Continue reading Letter from Melbourne – April 2022

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