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Day: December 21, 2020

Nearly 85% of COVID stood-down workers now back to work, says Treasurer

The 2020-21 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) builds on the Economic Recovery Plan announced in the 2020-21 Budget. In response to the crisis, the Government has provided $251 billion in direct economic support, with more than $138 billion having already flowed to cushion the blow for Australian households and businesses. The 2020-21 MYEFO measures …

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Wine lovers urged to #chooseaustralianwine this summer, especially small-to-medium wineries

It has been a tough year for many businesses but with the $1.2bn China export market now effectively unviable for Australian wine producers, they are a group who have been dealt a particularly tough 2020. The year started with bushfires and smoke damage for so many, but then COVID-19 and its lockdowns and the subsequent …

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Electricity prices for businesses expected to fall in 2021

Electricity prices will continue to fall in the coming years according to the latest report from the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), confirming the Morrison Government’s strong action to bring down electricity prices is having the desired effect. The AEMC’s 2020 Residential Electricity Price Trends Report forecasts that, on average, residential electricity prices will fall …

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NSW reintroduces restrictions on businesses in Sydney

To protect the people of NSW from the evolving Avalon COVID-19 outbreak, new restrictions will be introduced for Greater Sydney from tonight (11:59pm, Sunday 20 December 2020). Following updated health advice from the Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant about the growing risk to the community, the following restrictions will tonight be introduced for the …

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Encouraging women entrepreneurs to startup with LaunchVic

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of women startup founders in Victoria with funding delivered for two entrepreneurship programs through Victoria’s startup agency, LaunchVic. Startups – young high-growth firms – are job creators and increasing participation and diversity in the sector will help boost the Victorian economy as it recovers from the impacts …

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Government looking into ‘out-dated’ business communication laws

The Government is releasing a consultation paper seeking stakeholder feedback on regulatory impediments to modernising business communications. The consultation will specifically consider Treasury laws, including the Corporations Act 2001, Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001, Banking Act 1959, Insurance Act 1973, Life Insurance Act 1995, Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993, Consumer and Competition Act …

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