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NSW’s $1,500 Small Business Rebate Scheme opens

Small businesses are encouraged to sign up online for a new $1,500 rebate scheme to help cover the cost of NSW and local government fees and charges. The Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate is open to small businesses which have a total wages bill below the new 2020-21 $1.2 million payroll tax threshold and

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$10k Grants for Adelaide small businesses to enhance outdoor dining

City businesses along six of Adelaide’s most iconic eating and retail strips are being urged to take advantage of new grants of up to $10,000 to enhance and activate their outdoor areas, helping to drive patronage and support jobs. As we enter the traditionally quieter winter months, the Marshall Liberal Government has committed $200,000 to

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Funding for SMBs to adopt innovative tech, including AI, robotics and cybersecurity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping small to medium-size businesses implement digital solutions that improve productivity, drive growth and create jobs through a new funding program. “This program will be a catalyst for more Victorian businesses to embark on their own innovative projects, whether they’re implementing technology or developing a new commercial product,” said Minister

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Rent reprieve for cyclone-impacted primary producers in North Queensland

More than 1500 primary producers impacted by Tropical Cyclone Niran will receive a land rent reprieve as part of the Queensland Government’s disaster assistance measures. Resources Minister Scott Stewart said more than $213,000 worth of land rent due between March 1, 2021 and August 30, 2021 would be automatically deferred for up to six months.

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Is your SMBs eligible for $20-100k cash flow boosts by lodging 2020 activity statements?

Temporary cash flow boosts will support small and medium businesses and not-for-profit organisations during the economic downturn associated with COVID-19. Eligible businesses and not-for-profit (NFP) organisations who employ staff will receive between $20,000 to $100,000 in cash flow boost amounts by lodging their activity statements up to the month or quarter of September 2020. The

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JobKeeper is ending: how to ease the impact on your small business

This Sunday, the 28th of March, will mark the end of Jobkeeper, which has been crucial in helping countless business owners weather the pandemic storm. Is your business prepared for the changes to come, asks Ben Thompson, CEO and co-founder of Employment Hero. This year, I’ve seen hopeful glimpses of economic recovery from our customers’

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Assistance for small businesses affected by floods in NSW

If your business is in an area that has been affected by the recent floods, assistance is now available to help you. When an emergency happens, your first priority should be the safety of you, your employees and customers. Once you are safe, you can look into protecting your business, assets and business recovery. Disaster

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Western Victorian small businesses receiving support and faster approvals

Small businesses across western Victoria will receive greater support thanks to new partnerships signed between the Victorian Small Business Commission and local councils. Minister for Small Business Jaala Pulford today welcomed Horsham Rural City, Yarriambiack Shire and Hindmarsh Shire councils to the Small Business Friendly Council initiative. The scheme now totals 50 partnerships across the

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$25,000 recovery grants available for cyclone-impacted primary producers in North Queensland

Recovery assistance grants of up to $25,000 are now available to support the recovery of primary producers in North Queensland impacted by Tropical Cyclone Niran. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Minister for Emergency Management David Littleproud said the extraordinary DRFA Category C assistance would provide financial

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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.

GOVT GRANT OF $5K to $250K

Austrade Approved Business Events AVAILABLE NOW
APPLY BEFORE 30th JUNE 2021 (Condition apply)
Sponsor, Partner, Exhibitor and Speaker Packages Available