Tag Archives: ACAPMA

New anti-slavery law puts Aussie businesses on alert

The Modern Slavery Act (2018) came into force this year. Businesses will have to look hard at their supply chains. First, some definitions. What is ‘modern slavery’? Although definitions vary, according to the Australasian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association (ACAPMA), it essentially refers to “situations where a person cannot refuse …

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Coles Express and Viva Energy strike new 10-year alliance

Coles Express and Viva Energy have agreed on terms for a 10-year extension of their current alliance. According to ACAPMA, the announcement comes in the face of “sustained public criticism” over the high fuel prices Coles Express’ 780 service stations have allegedly charged in recent years. Some industry analysts expect …

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Industry heads host roundtable discussion on small-business finance

The Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) recently participated in a roundtable discussion about small-business finance convened by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). The meeting was held in Sydney and co-chaired by RBA Governor Philip Lowe, COSBOA Chairman (and Australian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association CEO) Mark McKenzie, and …

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