Day: 19 July 2021

Landing Pads’ program: Australian government support for taking startups overseas

If you are an Australian startup and are looking to scale up by going global, here’s your chance to get access to an Australian government support for startups program that will help you. As uncertain times continue to stay as the norm, we see in the Australian Budget 2021, that the Australian government is pumping more …

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Connecting your brand online in the age of ad-version

It’s no secret – people want what they want. And when they’re online, they don’t want ads. Over 30 per cent of Aussies use ad-blocking software and millions more actively pay to avoid ads altogether through subscription services like YouTube and Spotify Premium. And the ones who don’t probably would if they could. Instead, they’ve …

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3 steps to take this week for building the business of your dreams

If you’re like many small business owners, you might find yourself spending so much of your time tending to your day-to-day operations that there’s little time left for planning, reflection and considering the future beyond what needs to be done later today or tomorrow. Trevor Flint gets it. As founder and director of Capstone Associates, he …

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Employers face $10k fine if staff are not working from home, if able to

More retail premises will be required to close and a stricter lockdown for southwest Sydney from Sunday 18 July. The NSW Government has announced further restrictions on business and the public, given the number of infectious COVID-19 Delta strain cases in the community. More retail premises will be required to close, southwest Sydney residents will …

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Support for Victorian businesses: hospitality, events, tourism, accommodation and retailers

The Victorian Government will provide new cash grants for businesses affected by the short lockdown necessary to get ahead of the Delta strain, so they can have a strong recovery on the other side of the public health restrictions. “No one wanted to be here, but Victorians know we must take decisive action to drive …

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Unlocking potential of Territory small businesses

The Business Acceleration Program (BAP), now in its fourth year is back, bigger and better with an expanded program and additional placements now available for Territory businesses. BAP is a Territory Government initiative and helps high-growth small to medium enterprises in the Territory to unlock their potential. The innovative program provides business owners, chief executive …

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  • 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
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