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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

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5 Indigenous-owned trailblazing small businesses

Indigenous-owned businesses not only contribute to the Australian economy, they play a major part in sustaining and sharing culture from their communities with the world. Lucky for us, buying from Australia’s rich variety of Indigenous-owned small businesses has never been easier. As the small business

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7 Steps to become an entrepreneur and launch your business

Australia’s start-up scene is thriving. But you probably know that being a small business owner. At last count, there were 355,722 new business entities in Australia, in this ever-growing market. Want to know the secrets of how to become a successful entrepreneur? Here’s our step-by-step guide. 1.

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Pros and cons of starting your own small business

Many people dream of starting their own business, and while taking the plunge can be challenging, it can also be worth it. In Australia, there are almost 2.5 million businesses registered and this figure is increasing by up to 2% every year. Whether it’s going out on

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