Be A Part Of Tarneit’s First Night Market

Tarneit Railway Station

A new community night market in Tarneit is being developed by Wyndham City, and you’re invited to take part! The market is set to be held on the grounds of the Penrose Promenade Community Centre on Friday 23rd March, 2018. Wyndham City’s Arts, Culture and Heritage portfolio holder, Cr Tony Hooper, said the event would offer something for the whole family to enjoy. “This is the first time we’ve ever held this event in Tarneit and the concept is to emulate the variety enjoyed at city night markets with crafts,…

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news round-up: 16 January 2018

What you need to know Twitch now accepts BTC and Coinbase for payments, a new report shows how coins can be manipulated, and Binance has added a bunch of new coins. 1. Twitch now accepts crypto payments Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming service, is now allowing subscribers to pay for its services using cryptocurrency. Twitch confirmed the plans in a tweet on its official account last week, listing BTC and Coinbase amongst the payment options it accepts. “Put those gift cards from grandma to good use by subscribing to…

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Good to Go Loans Pty Ltd stop offering loan product

Payday lender Good to Go Loans has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with ASIC to cease using a loan product following concerns raised by ASIC that the product may not have complied with the small amount credit contract provisions under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (National Credit Act). ASIC’s investigation identified that the loan product, called OACC2, was provided to consumers on terms which fell outside the definition of a small amount credit contract. However, on the same day consumers entered into an OACC2 loan, almost all of…

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Further action to create a more competitive banking system for Australians

More competitive loans and other financial products for Australians will be encouraged through new reforms announced by the Turnbull Government in the 2017 Budget. The Turnbull Government is getting on with the job of implementing our Budget measures which will deliver a fairer and stronger financial system for Australians. New entrants to the Australian banking market face a simple but significant obstacle – the prohibition on the use of the word ‘bank’. Currently, only authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) with capital greater than $50 million are permitted to use the term…

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AUSTRALIA AND CHINA AGREE TO COOPERATE ON CYBER SECURITY

Australia and China have agreed to enhanced cyber security cooperation following discussions between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Meng Jianzhu, Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Commission for Political and Legal Affairs in Sydney on 21 April. This follows Prime Minister Turnbull raising cyber-enabled intellectual property theft issues with Premier Li Keqiang during his visit to Australia in March. In the 21 April talks, Australia and China agreed that neither country would conduct or support cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, trade secrets or confidential business…

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17-121MR You could have a share in $1.1 billion of unclaimed money

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is urging Australians to do a quick and free search on ASIC’s MoneySmart website to see if a share of $1.1 billion of unclaimed money is theirs. ‘There are more than a million records of unclaimed money from dormant bank accounts, life insurance, shares and other investments waiting to be claimed and we’re keen to reunite people with their money’, said Peter Kell, ASIC’s Deputy Chairman. ‘Unclaimed money is transferred to the Commonwealth after it’s been unclaimed usually for seven years. The unclaimed…

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Information Seminar on Starting a Community Organisation

Wyndham Council is organising a information session to help the community who are interested in starting a community organisation.  This seminar is going to be held on Thursday 18th May 2017 at Civic Centre (Council offices) from 930am to 1230pm. The seminar is free of charge. Presented by Justice Connect Not-for-Profit Law. If you (and your group) have decided to start up a new not-for-profit organisation, thinking about legal issues from the start will impact the success and smooth progress of your organisation. This session will provide you with an overview…

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Entries now open for Wyndham Business Awards 2017

Wyndham Business Awards

Launched on 24th May at the Luncheon in the presence of local business community and RMIT professor Bruce Wilson. Any Wyndham Business which is making contribution to the local community and Wyndhams economy is welcomed by the organisers to enter the awards. Wyndham Business Awards is supported by Wyndham City and other business sponsors. There are various Awards Categories: AWARD CATEGORIES Logistics Manufacture Personal Services Professional Services Retail Tourism and Hospitality Trade and Other Services Home Based New and Emerging EXCELLENCE AWARDS Innovation Award Sustainability Award Business Person of the…

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PUTTING AUSTRALIAN WORKERS FIRST

The Turnbull Government will safeguard Australian jobs by abolishing the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers and creating a new temporary visa restricted to critical skills shortages. This will ensure Australian workers are given the absolute first priority for jobs, while businesses will be able to temporarily access the critical skills they need to grow if skilled Australians workers are not available. The Subclass 457 Visa will be abolished and replaced with the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa. The new visa will include mandatory criminal checks and tighter English language requirements.…

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Former property developer Craig Gore arrested and charged

Mr Craig Kirrin Gore has appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates’ Court after being arrested and charged with 15 offences following an ASIC investigation. Mr Gore was arrested on 14 April 2017 and subsequently appeared in Court on 15 April 2017 on 12 counts of fraud relating to the obtaining of funds, totalling $800,000, from self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) investors during 2013 and 2014. The funds were allegedly to be invested in debentures associated with the companies Arion Financial Pty Ltd and Arion Property Pty Ltd. Mr Gore also faces three…

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