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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 shoes.com.au can become shoes.au).

14 Apr 2022 Case study

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

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.

29 Mar 2022 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson says the Australian Government’s 2022/23 Budget offers…

23 Mar 2022 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed today’s Federal Government pre-Budget…

21 Mar 2022 Media Releases
Ombudsman thanks migrant-run small businesses for their contribution

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has marked Harmony Day (21 March, 2022) by thanking migrant-led small and family businesses for their valuable contribution to the vibrancy of the…

08 Mar 2022 Media Releases

Access to capital is still a significant barrier to growth for women-led small businesses, according to new research conducted by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s (ASBFEO) office.