Aussie Farmers Direct in administration

National food and groceries home-delivery network Aussie Farmers Direct closed on March 5, affecting about 100 franchisees, 260 employees and 100,000 customers around the country. Craig Shepard and Leanne Chesser of KordaMentha Restructuring were appointed voluntary administrators of Bed Milk & Bread (trading as Aussie Farmers Direct). Mr Shepard says …

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Industry figures welcome new Deputy PM

Following Barnaby Joyce’s controversy-riddled resignation, Australian retailers and industry bodies have welcomed Michael McCormack as new leader of the National Party of Australia and Deputy Prime Minister. Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell congratulated the Deputy PM on his appointment. “Michael McCormack was a diligent and committed …

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