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Day: February 16, 2021

Support for first generation migrants and refugees to launch their businesses

Connections 4 You is one of two businesses who have been offered grant funding for their first-generation Australian migrants and refugee focused incubator. Their Next Generational Entrepreneur program will focus on supporting these start-ups to establish their businesses nationally and internationally. As a migrant focused organisation, Connections 4 You will use their funding to deliver …

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Get it in writing to save time, money and stress

The following four words could be the simplest business tip you will ever read – but they could make an enormous difference to the way you do business. Get it in writing. If you’re running your own business, when dealing with clients, staff, suppliers, contractors, landlords, managing agents or other parties related to your company, …

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Free online resources to learn small business digital and design skills

Making time to learn new skills is an important part of being a small business owner. While we have a wide range of low cost business skills workshops on offer at the SBDC, you can also take advantage of self-paced lessons on the following platforms. Facebook and Instagram Facebook for Business offers free online tutorials on Facebook-owned platforms including Facebook …

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Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost

Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost from a $7.2 million upgrade to facilities at the famous Wineglass Bay lookout funded by the Morrison Government, with a second lookout officially opened today. Visitors to Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park will enjoy spectacular new views of Wineglass Bay thanks to the Morrison Government’s $50 million National …

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SMB Hotels and accommodation getting lower power bills

Small and medium hotels are being supported by the Morrison Government to lower their power bills so they can invest in their business and employ more Australians. Through the Government’s $10.2 million Hotel Energy Uplift Program, hotels, motels and serviced apartment complexes with up to 99 rooms will be able to access grants of up …

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Another lockdown heart-breaking for Victorian small businesses – Ombudsman

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the Victorian Government needs to urgently compensate small businesses forced to close their doors on one of the busiest holidays of the year. “Small businesses such as florists and restaurants currently have their storage rooms packed with supplies, ahead of what they thought would …

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RECEIVE GOVT GRANT OF $10K to $250K*.

Austrade Approved Business Events
AVAILABLE NOW APPLY BEFORE 30th MARCH 2021 (Condition apply)

  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.
  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/business-events-grants
  • For further information please see this fact sheet.