RDA Barossa Upcoming Events http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/ Southern Barossa Alliance Group - "Business Networking at Sunset" http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/southern-barossa-alliance-group-business-networking-at-sunset/?date=2018-07-19 <p><span>Simon Taylor</span> the <span>Chairperson of Southern Barossa Alliance Group, </span>welcomes all business owners in the Barossa Region to come and enjoy a free business networking event with drinks and nibbles at <span>Chateau Yaldara</span> <span>1847 Cellar Door</span>. There will be a brief presentation on Chateau Yaldara and their great wine they make. Please feel free to bring your friends and work collegues with you and find out more about the great work that the <span>Southern Barossa Alliance Group</span> are doing in your area.</p> <p> </p> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:25:06 +0930 http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/southern-barossa-alliance-group-business-networking-at-sunset/?date=2018-07-19 Australian Trusted Trader Program Briefing http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/australian-trusted-trader-program-briefing/?date=2018-07-24 <p><img class="left" title="" src="http://www.barossa.org.au/assets/Uploads/_resampled/resizedimage34671-att.png" alt="att" width="346" height="71"></p> <p><strong>Involved in international trade?</strong></p> <p><strong>Do you want to make importing or exporting easier?</strong></p> <p>Australian Border Force A<strong>ustralian Trusted Trader</strong> program can do this.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Australian Trusted Trader</strong> (ATT) is a partnership with Australian business to secure our borders and facilitate legitimate trade. ATT saves your business time and money through a range of benefits including:</p> <ul><li>direct access to a dedicated ABF account manager</li> <li>quicker access to international trade markets</li> <li>a lighter touch at the border</li> <li>confidence in your business from partnership with the ABF.</li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits of Australian Trusted Trader</strong></p> <p>The Australian Trusted Trader programme (ATT) rewards accredited businesses with a growing range of trade facilitation benefits to improve international market access. These benefits currently include:</p> <ul><li>a dedicated Account Manager - the single point of contact between your business and the Australian Border Force</li> <li>Priority Trade Services when requesting duty drawbacks, refunds, and advanced rulings on tariff, valuation and origin though our National Trade Advice Centre</li> <li>a lighter touch at the border when importing goods</li> <li>use of the ATT logo, which is also recognised by international customs administrations</li> <li>access to Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) - see below more information</li> <li>a monthly report on all goods imported and exported under the business’ ABN</li> <li>streamlined processes to become a Accredited Sponsor under the <a rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/supporting/Pages/482/sponsorship-accreditation.aspx" target="_blank">Accredited Temporary Skill Shortage visa programme</a></li> <li>a ‘seat at the table’ to work in partnership with the Department and ABF</li> <li>an invitation to the annual ATT Symposium - an invitation only event for accredited Trusted Traders</li> <li>Consolidated Cargo Clearance enabling Trusted Trader importers, or their licensed customs brokers’, to lodge a single import declaration for consolidated cargo for all sea cargo types and for air cargo. See <a rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/busi/cargo-support-trade-and-goods/complying-with-your-obligations/cargo-reporting-and-import-declaration-requirements" target="_blank">Cargo Reporting and import declaration requirements</a>.</li> <li>streamlined access to the <a rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/busi/trav/apec/for-australian-citizens" target="_blank">Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card (ABTC)</a>application process for Australian Citizen employees of Trusted Traders.</li> </ul><p><strong>Mutual Recognition Arrangements</strong></p> <p>Trusted Traders have access to differentiated examinations in countries where Australia has signed a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA).</p> <p>We have established MRAs between the Australian Government and some of our key trading partners including:</p> <ul><li>New Zealand Customs Service</li> <li>Republic of Korea Customs Service</li> <li>Canada Border Services Agency</li> <li>Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department</li> <li>The General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China.</li> </ul><p>MRAs provide Australian Trusted Trader exporters with faster access to international markets through reciprocal arrangements with our MRA partner countries. Recognition of the ATT logo in these countries builds confidence in Australian businesses and the security of their international supply chain.</p> <p>MRAs are currently being pursued with a number of other key trading partners including Singapore, Thailand and the United States of America.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>More information and applications:</strong></p> <p><a rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/busi/cargo-support-trade-and-goods/australian-trusted-trader" target="_blank">https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/busi/cargo-support-trade-and-goods/australian-trusted-trader</a></p> <p>It’s free to apply using an online application form. You can seek help with your application by contacting the ATT Service desk on 1300 319 024 or <a rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" href="mailto:trustedtrader@border.gov.au" target="_blank">trustedtrader@abf.gov.au</a>.</p> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:39:48 +0930 http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/australian-trusted-trader-program-briefing/?date=2018-07-24 Achieving Peak People Performance Workshop http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/achieving-peak-people-performance-workshop/?date=2018-08-01 <h3>Creating and achieving ‘Peak People Performance’ both in and away from the workplace, isthe focus of this workshop.</h3> <p>Are you wanting to motivate your staff or team and improve work perfomance?</p> <p>In this workshop, Tony Neill will provide attendees with the applicable tools and techniques. Tony will discuss the key traits of creating a high Performance Environment.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Attendees will Learn the following:</h3> <p>Identify the 4 areas of importance for business and staff.<br>Standards above mediocrity - Setting, reaching and maintaining.<br>Implementing change management and consequences of actions.<br>Purpose - Mindset + consistency of effort.<br>Avoid burnout - Self-awareness and balance of lifestyle.<br>CNS - The Central Nervous System and the motivation to take action.<br>Your own personal Energy Audit</p> <p> </p> <p><img class="left" title="" src="http://www.barossa.org.au/assets/Uploads/Tony3.jpg" alt="Tony3" width="450" height="640"><img class="left" title="" src="http://www.barossa.org.au/assets/Uploads/_resampled/resizedimage600112-programs-to-fit2.jpg" alt="programs to fit2" width="600" height="112"></p> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:16:01 +0930 http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/achieving-peak-people-performance-workshop/?date=2018-08-01 Transforming Business 2018: Creating a Bloody Good Plan! http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/transforming-business-2018-creating-a-bloody-good-plan/?date=2018-08-29 <p>Regional Development Australia Barossa's <em><strong>Transforming Business 2018</strong></em> conference on "<strong>Creating a Bloody Good Plan"</strong> focuses on the whats important in your strategic business plan today and covers all aspects of your business specifically Design sprints, Vision, Mission, Value &amp; Supply chain and Globalisation, Brand and Marketing Strategies, Financial Cashflow and Budget  Management, Talent Attraction and Employee Learning,Digital Marketing, Knowledge and Information Assets etc.This is a formidable business opportunity for businesses throughout and beyond the Barossa, Gawler, Light and Adelaide Plains regions to learn from these educational and business leaders and invest this knowledge into your business plan. This is  the time to Invest in yourself and your business! <em><strong>"If one fails to plan, One Plans to Fail"</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Regional Development Australia (RDA) Barossa</strong>, <strong>Gawler, Light and Adelaide Plains</strong> have organised  this major business conference with presentations from Educators and Business gurus from The University of Adelaide MBA Business School, University of South Australia, Australian Institute of Business, Experience Matters, More Space for Light, Ehrenerg-Bass Institute, DoctorZed Publishing, Coco Consulting, Good Experience, amongst others. These business and Knowledge leaders will share their knowledge,experience and skills to help positively transform your business.</p> <p>Here is our great line up of our expert speakersFor more information on the Speakers and the presentations click here: <strong>Associate</strong> <strong>Professor Nina Evans, Associate Professor Ashley Miller, Dr Margaret Faulkner, Dr Juhani Tuovinen, Dr Scott Zaravinas,<strong> Dr Mohsen Varsei, </strong>James Price, Nicola Lipscombe, Ella Ward, Tony Clark and Dan Levy . </strong></p> <p>Your entry ticket is such great value for a full day Business Conference, which includes 11 speakers, lunch and an excellent Networking Function with drinks to meet speakers, new clients and grow your business! </p> <p><em><strong>Book your ticket quickly, as we have limited seating</strong></em>.</p> <p>For more information on the Speakers and their presentations <a href="http://www.barossa.org.au/[file_link,id=2630]" target="_blank">here</a></p> <p> </p> Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:39:51 +0930 http://www.barossa.org.au/home/upcoming-events/transforming-business-2018-creating-a-bloody-good-plan/?date=2018-08-29