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2018 Budget

2018 Budget: A mixed bag for SA businesses

By | May 9, 2018

The 2018 Budget has thrown up some surprising wins for South Australian businesses, but not everyone will be happy with Scott Morrison’s plans. This year’s Federal Budget – Mr Morrison’s third as Treasurer – has been feverishly...

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State election debate

State election: Much talk but no economy masterplan from any party

By | February 5, 2018

Altitude Advisory Marketing Manager John Durrant went along to the first state election leaders debate to hear their plans for businesses and the economy. He left disappointed and baffled. Here’s why. South Australia’s three political...

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Wine Equalisation Tax

Wine Equalisation Tax: Are you ready for the changes?

By | December 11, 2017

The Federal Government has scrapped plans to further cut the Wine Equalisation Tax cap from $500,000 to $290,000 but will push ahead with a reduction to $350,000. The changes will come into force on July 1 next year and will affect who can...

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Investing in Adelaide

Investing in Adelaide infrastructure: A chance to grow?

By | December 4, 2017

Billed as the world’s fifth most liveable city, Adelaide has big plans for growing its infrastructure, its tech scene and its carbon neutral targets, to name a few, and the opportunities for investing in Adelaide are growing. There’s...

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South Australian bank tax

The South Australian bank tax would be bad for our businesses and our economy and here’s why

By | September 29, 2017

On the face of it, opposing the proposed South Australian bank tax – a policy to tax some of our best performing businesses – might sound counter intuitive. They’re not exactly on every business owners’ Christmas list. They make a lot...

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Andrew Mattner

Let’s seize the opportunity to make South Australian startups the best in the country

By | September 26, 2017

Andrew Mattner welcomes the plans for Adelaide’s data network, but says that South Australian startups shouldn't be left behind in developments. The City of Adelaide plans to position itself as the startup capital of Australia, with the...

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Geoff Hattam

South Australian economy can flourish with a push for the best and brightest so let’s act now

By | September 4, 2017

Geoff Hattam argues that people, as well as investment, can boost a sluggish South Australian economy.  Did you know that less than six per cent of Australia's medium and large businesses are based in South Australia? Before everyone...

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Employing Contractors

By | January 27, 2016

  Have you thought about what would happen if your contractor or sub-contractor made an error or gave wrong information to a client. It is really important you do the necessary background check to ensure your contactors are suitably...

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Adventure To Operation Flinders

By | September 8, 2015

  For several years, Altitude Advisory has supported the amazing work by Operation Flinders and in early July, I had the opportunity to head up to Yankannina   Station to see first hand, the incredible work by the organisation. An...

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