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Day: April 29, 2021

Fintech launches small business accounting program for brokers

Lend.com.au is to launch a program to help brokers to educate themselves about SME finances. With the SME market providing increasing opportunities for brokers to expand their footprints, Lend are looking to help brokers to get ahead by delivering a series of webinars that will be led by accountants with experience in both mortgages and …

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Small and medium businesses take priority for flood repair work

NSW Government agencies have been directed to first consider appointing a small or medium business for flood repair work on government owned sites, to support local economies as rebuilding and remediation work continues. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for disaster recovery John Barilaro said the initiative will help businesses and communities in flood-affected areas financially …

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Regional Job Creation Fund boosting jobs in the bush

The expansion of an award-winning craft distillery in the Upper Hunter to increase production of its small batch premium quality spirits by 15-fold is the first of 23 projects being backed by the NSW Government’s $100 million Regional Job Creation Fund which will create at least 5000 new direct jobs across regional NSW. Deputy Premier …

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Chief economist says Perth’s $70 million lockdown bill is actually “much higher”

Michael Colley is weighing up whether he can pay staff at his Perth health and fitness centres this week after he was forced to shut because of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. “As a business owner what do I do? Do I pay my staff and keep that loyalty happening? Or do I say well, hang on …

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Local businesses incentivised to join e-commerce

Businesses in the north east will benefit from greater e-commerce resources and improved digital presences, with support from an Andrews Labor Government initiative to get more local businesses online. “The pandemic showed us that businesses who are online are more resilient and that’s why we’re helping business showcase their goods and services online,” said Minister …

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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.