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Support for wineries to break into the U.S. market

South Australia wineries are set to grow their businesses by entering and expanding into the US market through Wine Australia’s US Market Entry Program – with the State Government delivering support by subsidising 50 per cent of the cost for 15 wineries. The program will run from July 2021 to June 2022, be delivered in

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How to manage your wellbeing as a small business owner

Running a small business is no easy feat. Research indicates that issues of mental health are more likely to occur among small business owners than other members of the workforce. When you’re juggling long working hours, trying to maintain personal relationships, managing your cash flow and dealing with isolation if you’re working on your own

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Focus on new wine markets as China extends tariffs on wine imports

Australia’s wine and grape businesses are focusing on driving growth in their developing markets after China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) said it will impose anti-dumping measures on some Australian wine imports for five years. According to a statement released on Friday importers bringing in wines related to the anti-dumping activities ruled by China will need

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Business advisers set to play key role in small business mental health

Business advisers will soon be able to better support small-medium business owners with a free workplace mental health program developed by Deakin University and partner organisations. The Counting on U project received a $2.4M grant from the Australian Government to provide business advisers with mental health first aid training and builds on an earlier $1.1M National Health and

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Free, confidential and tailored mental health support for small business

The Morrison Government is putting the mental health of small business owners first with the with the launch of a coaching and support program. NewAccess for Small Business Owners will provide free, confidential and tailored mental health coaching to small business owners. The program is part of the Government’s $7 million BusinessBalance initiative, announced in the

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Mental health support for Tasmania’s small tourism businesses

The mental health of Tasmania’s tourism businesses is the focus of a new $100,000 support package. The program has been developed in recognition of the financial and mental impact of COVID-19 on the State’s small businesses and their employees. The past 12 months has been extremely challenging for small tourism businesses across Tasmania as they’ve

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Australia a nation of small business fans, finds report

One bright side to the pandemic is that Australians have a growing connection to local business. According to a report by Fiverr, the connection is so strong, almost six out of ten Aussies say they would refuse to visit a big business with the same offering. They prefer to support a small business owner instead.

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Affordable childcare essential for women in small business

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says universal access to high-quality, affordable early education would deliver essential support to women in small business. Speaking in support of the Thrive By Five campaign, following today’s National Press Club address by Jay Weatherill and Nicola Forrest, Ms Carnell reiterated the urgent need for affordable childcare

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Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost

Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost from a $7.2 million upgrade to facilities at the famous Wineglass Bay lookout funded by the Morrison Government, with a second lookout officially opened today. Visitors to Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park will enjoy spectacular new views of Wineglass Bay thanks to the Morrison Government’s $50 million National

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