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01 Jul 2022 Media Releases

Changes to Commonwealth procurement rules that take effect today will create more opportunities for small business to win…

29 Jun 2022 Media Releases

An increase in the national wage and higher superannuation payments are among a raft of changes starting on July 1 that small and family…

27 Jun 2022 Media Releases

Bruce Billson, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, is calling on the community to join him today in saying a big thank you to the women and men running our small and family businesses.

09 Jun 2022 News

Australian small businesses can now register a domain name of .au, allowing the .com,.net or .org to be dropped from your internet address (this means can become

14 Apr 2022 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has urged consumers to consciously spend with small and family businesses this weekend, amid predictions of a bumper Easter.

14 Apr 2022 Case study

It takes quite the chocolatier to create all the magic of Easter – without the bunny.

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Updates from the world of small & family business

05 Jul 2022 News

Retailers are continuing to face an uphill battle against the cost of doing business with the third interest rate increase in three months announced today by the Reserve Bank. National Retail Association Chief Executive Dominique Lamb said the…

04 Jul 2022 News

Local businesses and industry with unique ideas to overcome workforce shortages in the Territory are encouraged to apply for support under the Flexible Workforce Solution Fund.

04 Jul 2022 News

The NSW Government is supporting small businesses to connect and grow with the opening of the Small Business Month grants program.

Minister for Small Business Eleni Petinos announced grant applications opened today for the ‘Connect for Success…

Success stories from the world of small & family business

25 Jan 2022

From day one, The Dawg Studio has been a labour of puppy love for Hilde and Sarah.

19 Jul 2021
The past 18 months hasn’t been a pretty picture for many small businesses.
28 May 2021
Kunwinjku Fine Art’s creations are history in the making.