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How Protected Are You?

The Importance of protecting your assets and your family Contributed by Ken Hows, Principal | Howes Accounting Services | howas.com.au I recently had a new client contact me seeking advice on the protection of his family assets. With my client’s permission, I tell his story… He has a reasonably new business having traded for only […]

Welsh Group to deliver Armstrong Creek Town Centre in Geelong

Melbourne developer Welsh Group has secured the purchase of an additional site in the rapidly growing Victorian suburb of Armstrong Creek in the Geelong region. The acquisition of 500-540 Surf Coast Highway completes the Welsh Group ownership of the major mixed-use Armstrong Creek Town Centre, resulting in over 40ha of landholdings for Welsh Group. Construction of […]

Single Touch Payroll Is Here – Are You Ready?

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is an ATO compliance regulation that requires employers to send employee payroll information including salary, wages, PAYG withholding and superannuation to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) at the same time as their standard pay run. This is a significant change, for small business in particular, that will require many employers to upgrade […]

Sutherland Shire to get a new shopping centre

Capital Bluestone has announced Woolworths and ALDI as supermarket tenants at Sutherland Shire’s newest shopping centre – Bay Central, a shopping, lifestyle and dining hotspot next to Shark Park. Construction of the 18,000m2 Bay Central is expected to commence in late 2019 and will take approximately two-and-a-half years to build.  Other tenants to be announced shortly […]

Employer or contractor? What you need to know and why!

What is the difference between an employee and a contractor, and does it matter? The Australian Tax Office describes an employee as someone who works in your business and is part of your business. A contractor is running their own business. But it’s not as simple as it sounds. Your tax, super and other obligations […]

ASOFIA QLD Division/Dynamic Closures Golf Wrap Up

Once again, the ASOFIA QLD Division delivered a fantastic Golf Day on Friday, 22 March at the beautiful North Lakes Golf Course. Partnering with Dynamic Closures, the QLD Division kicked off their annual Golf Day at 6:30am with the Hi Reach sponsored breakfast, followed by tee off at 7:45am.  There were some impressive shots on […]

URGENT APPEAL! Can you help Gennaro?

Our young WA President, Gennaro Rapinese – who has successfully fought off Leukaemia once before in 2015 – has relapsed and is now in for the fight of his life yet again. If you are interested in donating blood, Gennaro’s wife Joanne has set up a RED25 collective group named “Gs Army”(no apostrophe) … so […]

Crystalline Silica – Are You Doing Enough?

You may know that crystalline silica is very commonly used in manufacturing building products and in construction materials. You may not know it’s killing workers at an alarming rate, and you don’t have to have worked around it for long to feel its effects. Crystalline silica is a naturally occurring mineral found in most rocks, […]

SA Division Hosts President’s Breakfast

The SA Division hosted a President’s Breakfast at the Stables of Victoria Park in Rose Park on Wednesday 13th February. Damien Brand, SA Division President, gave a very warm welcome and introduced SA’s new Divisional Secretary Janine Kitson before discussing collaboration as a key to building successful relationships with Government, Developers and Shopping Centres. ASOFIA’s National […]

Interior Fitout Magazine January 2019 OUT NOW

Edition one, 2019 of ASOFIA’s industry magazine “Interior Fitout” is out now. This edition features Decorative Finishes and Lighting, as well as Designers and an overview of the redevelopment of AMP’s Karrinyup Shopping Centre. In addition, you’ll find regular segments including industry news, retail news, “Your Business”, a showcase of New Members to ASOFIA and […]