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Inquiries and Research

A key role of the ASBFEO is to advocate for change in legislation, policies and practices to help small businesses and family enterprises be more productive. A copy of our 2018 Advocacy Agenda can be found here.

The Ombudsman will research and make inquiries into key concerns raised by small businesses.

The Ombudsman will also undertake inquire at the direction of the Minister.

Our completed Inquiries:

Affordable Capital for SME Growth Inquiry (June 2018)

Payment Times and Practices Inquiry (April 2017)

Small Business Loans Inquiry (February 2017)

Impact of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal Payments Order (September 2016)