Day: 13 December 2021

Govt.’s “Remade in Australia” campaign encourages SMEs to practice sustainability

The Federal Government’s “ReMade In Australia” campaign encourages Australians to recycle more to meet industry demand for recycled content and to generate jobs and opportunities. Policy Director David Stout says the announcement sent a strong signal that the Australian Government supports the significant investments industry is making into recyclable and recycled products and addresses the need for …

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40 Businesses to receive $2,000 for shopfront facelifts

The Andrews Labor Government is backing businesses across the Bass Coast by investing in the revitalisation of their shop fronts to help welcome more visitors to the region. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today announced 40 businesses will receive $2,000 Shopfront Improvement Rebates in Wonthaggi’s town centre. The rebates are being provided through a …

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How to seize growing opportunities for small business to supply government

Don Jones, who helped developed the NSW Small Business Commission’s Tender Support Program says government procurement has changed a lot in the past decade or so and there are now more opportunities for small business. “Small business gets a lot better crack at things. The work is spread around a lot more between different parts of government …

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How a woman started a travel business during COVID

Tara Harrison had been thinking about starting her own travel business for four years. Then the pandemic hit. Former travel editor Tara Harrison sat on the idea of starting her own travel business for four years before COVID pushed her to take the leap. In 2020, when travel and tourism businesses where shutdown, struggling to …

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Encouraging signs of CBD recovery across Australia

Movement data of Australia’s capital cities is showing positive signs of being on the road to recovery, with cities almost back to pre-pandemic levels. Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, are slowly increasing and are now approaching 50 per cent of pre-pandemic levels, while Adelaide and Perth are at over 80 per cent of …

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