Day: 20 December 2021

Are businesses paying lip service to mental health?

Half of Australian workers still lack confidence to bring their whole selves to work and feel lip service is being paid to their mental health, according to a new study. Conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP) in October 2021, the nationally representative survey of 1,000 Australian workers revealed …

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5 Grants to apply for in Jan & Feb for Australian SME businesses

They are still many grant program opportunities for Australian small to medium businesses. See what opportunities are available for your business: Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Integration and Translation Streams – Round 2 Applications are open for The Manufacturing Translation Stream grant and the Manufacturing Integration Stream grant. Close: 14 January 2022 Energy Efficient Communities Program – …

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COVID Payments still available to SME owners and operators ordered to isolate

Financial support for those who can’t work due to COVID: Payments still available if you can’t earn an income because of isolation or a positive test Weekly payments are still available to individuals, including business owners and operators, who can’t earn an income because they are COVID positive or are ordered to isolate by authorities. …

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Tourism and hospitality sectors celebrating NSW and VIC removing 72h isolation for international arrivals

International travellers and aircrew arriving in Sydney and Melbourne will no longer need to isolate for 72 hours, with New South Wales and Victoria agreeing to introduce consistent COVID-19 requirements for people arriving from overseas. From the beginning of Tuesday, 21 December all fully vaccinated international travellers and flight crew arriving in NSW and Victoria …

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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.