Day: 15 September 2021

Australian night time economy report for 2019-20 released

The Council of Capital City Lord Mayors (CCCLM) has released its report ‘Measuring the Australian Night Time Economy 2019-20’ which details commissioned research into core elements of the night-time economy. This is the 10th year for the research, which focuses on food, drink and entertainment businesses and the associated economic performance. This report covers the 2019-20 …

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Northwest NSW small businesses cautiously optimistic

The region welcomes the COVID re-opening plan but challenges remain. We spoke to Joe Townsend, Regional Manager for Business NSW in the northwest of the State, expected to be one of the first areas to have stay-at-home orders lifted. What does the re-opening roadmap mean for small businesses in your region? The announcement makes us …

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Govt. supporting landlords waiving business rent amid pandemic

The Victorian Government is supporting landlords who are waiving rent for their businesses during the pandemic, offering grants to those who are doing the right thing by their tenants. Minister for Small Business Jaala Pulford today opened the $20 million Commercial Landlord Hardship Fund to assist small landlords who are reducing and waiving rent as part of …

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Unclear if consumers will ‘snap back’ like previous reopenings with virus circulating

Our data mapping points to another retail sales fall in August. We see the official ABS measure falling 2.7% on a month-on-month basis. Retail sales fell 2.7% in July – we forecast a 3.3% drop at the time, since revised to -3.5%. Ongoing lockdowns in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT continue to be …

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Export experts helping Aussie agribusiness go global

The Victorian Government has appointed three agriculture export specialists to help our agribusinesses to establish more trade pathways. Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas today announced the new agriculture-focused specialists would provide in-market support from Victorian Government Trade and Investment Offices in China, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. “There is a significant opportunity in South-East …

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Hospitality peak body says ‘you’ll need two shots to be allowed entry’

The Australian Hotels Association NSW has warned would-be hotel patrons they should vaccinate now if they want to enjoy a drink at their local when the pubs reopen. AHA NSW says ‘be ready for pubs reopening, get vaccinated now’ The NSW Government has outlined its pathway to reopening, saying venues will be allowed to reopen …

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