Category: VANA General News


Don’t let scammers hold your data hostage

When did you last update your computer security? The ACCC is warning businesses to remain vigilant against scammers following another global ransomware attack. Ransomware scams trick you into downloading a virus that infects your...


Small Business Support

The Australian Government has a range of measures designed to support small business. They are committed to giving small business a big future. CLICK HERE to discover what it means for your business.



It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Adam Gray. Adam was a Director of Exchange IT and a Fairfax Media Employee. He also worked as the General Manager of IPS and had...



It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Bob Henderson at the age of 71. Bob owned and operated Burnt Bridge Newsagency in Croydon. Bob has been involved in the Newsagency Industry...

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Arthur J. Gallagher Newsagent Contact

If your business insurance is with Arthur J. Gallagher, please note that Matthew Symes will be your contact person from now on. Matthew is replacing Mel Tuinukuafe as your insurance account executive. Please feel...


New VANA Members Area

The development of the new members area on the VANA website has been completed and launched. The new members area has a modern and clean layout, with easy access to frequently used documents and notifications...


IT Tips & Tricks: Ransomware

Ransom Software (Ransomware) is a program that locks out the file storage of the victim and asks for a ransom (money in many cases) to unlock the storage. As we might have encountered in recent...


VANA Behind the Scene

It has been another busy month here at the VANA office. We continue to work closely with the ACCC to deliver better outcomes for the supermarket supplier payment; and the team is also exploring...