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Day: May 27, 2021

93% of Aussies prefer to buy products made in Australia in 2021

Small and family businesses are benefiting from a significant boost in consumer sentiment, with new research revealing 93% of Aussies prefer to buy products made in Australia. The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson says while small businesses have faced more than their fair share of challenges in the past 12 months, …

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Small business lockdown assistance grants now open in WA

The Western Australian Government has announced targeted grants to assist small businesses affected by the recent Perth and Peel lockdown. The Small Business Lockdown Assistance Grants program will provide assistance of $2,000 to small businesses in the Perth and Peel region in industry sectors most severely impacted by the recent three-day lockdown and subsequent restrictions. …

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Small business florist blooms after finding local roots in lockdown

Twig and Vine had all but wilted a year ago. Sydney was in lockdown and events were wiped from the calendar. Business had dried up overnight for the Inner West florist, co-owned by Elaine Chew and Linda Jamieson. “We really had no idea how we were going to survive,” Elaine says. “Every event booking we …

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27 of the most profitable small businesses with low-startup costs to open in 2021

Do you want to start a small business in 2021 but you’re worried about the high startup costs? Here is a list of the most profitable small businesses in 2021 with the lowest startup costs so anyone can become a financially successful SMB owner. 1. Start a Newsletter The startup costs of starting a blog …

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Starting a new small business? Here are the most profitable SMB sectors in 2021

I sure wish the internet was around when I first opened my business in 1991.  An easy web search would have made life much easier, especially because I would have been able to source the most profitable businesses to open, and would likely have gone that route! When I first started in business, doing research was …

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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.