Devil in detail in GST decision

August 25, 2015

Australian retailers will have to wait almost two years for last week’s decision to abolish the Low Value Threshold on privately imported goods to take effect. With a zero threshold, the GST will apply to all products and services sold … Continue reading


Long wait for GST fairness

August 24, 2015

John Swainston, who produced a 15-page submission for The Productivity Commission’s enquiry into the Low Value Threshold issue and backed that up with a public appearance before the Commission, comments on the agreement last week to abolish the LVT on … Continue reading

New entry-level Olympus mirrorless

August 25, 2015

Olympus has announced the second-generation OM-D E-M10 Mark II, featuring a ‘best-in-class’ 5-Axis stabilisation system and 2.36 million dot EVF, will be available in Australia next month at an RRP (body only) of $799. Olympus says the E-M10 Mark II’s … Continue reading


Kodak Alaris ‘committed to photo specialty’

August 27, 2015

Kodak Alaris has declined to provide any responses to questions from retailers following the article it contributed in early July – ‘Kodak’s support for supporting retailers’. PhotoCounter invited Fujifilm and Kodak Alaris to outline their support initiatives for the photo … Continue reading


Brands Australia expanding its team

August 26, 2015

Brands Australia continues to grow, with two new positions currently being created – one as a Business Development Manager for NSW and the other for a Technical Support/Customer Service Officer in Melbourne. Brands Australia is the market leader in Biometric … Continue reading

‘How To’ guides tackle Low Light and Action shooting

August 25, 2015

Specialist photo enthusiast publisher Media Publishing has released another two of its popular ‘Photo Review Pocket Guides’ – the Low Light Photography guide and the Action Photography guide. These are the 22nd and 23rd in the Photo Review Pocket Guide … Continue reading


Sun Studios discounts EOS 5DS/DS R

August 21, 2015

The Canon-owned Sun Studios online store and retail outlet is undercutting Canon customers such as Kayell, Ted’s Cameras and even online discounter Digital Camera Warehouse on the just-released flagship Canon DSLRs, the EOS 5DS and 5DS R. While the official … Continue reading


New app for Kodak WiFi kiosks

August 20, 2015

Independent Photo Supplies has announced the launch of the new Kodak Moments app in Australia and New Zealand, which will ultimately supercede the Kodak Kiosk Connect and Kodak Create apps. Kodak claims the Kodak Moments app has a new, intuitive … Continue reading


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