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fitness

Survival of the fittest

An experienced member of the fitness industry bemoans the current restrictions, arguing the service they offer is more i...

Al fresco boost for Sydney’s hospitality businesses

City of Sydney council has pledged a further $5.7 million for Al Fresco activations on top of its initial $20 million in...

Snap lockdown another blow for small retailers

The National Retailers Association is warning that the lack of JobKeeper opens up possibilities of staff layoffs should ...
trades, building, tradies

New laws to make it easier for tradies to work anywhere in Australia

New laws will allow tradies and professionals to work in different states and territories in Australia without requiring...
tax cases, ATO

Proposed rule change to help small businesses get a fairer deal with the ATO

New legislation will give the Administrative Appeals Tribunal greater powers to pause or change debt recovery actions f...
video game

ASBFEO welcomes government’s $1.2 billion investment in digital technology

The Federal government's $1.2 billion investment in the country's digital economy includes a tax offset for the video ga...
Federal budget

Small businesses look to Federal Budget for post-pandemic boost

Small-business owners are looking to the Federal Budget for initiatives that will help them rebuild their enterprises af...
builders

Builders summonsed to court over alleged underpayments

A Melbourne building company is facing court over the alleged underpayment of a young worker in his early 20s.

Former hotel operator penalised for underpaying kitchen hand

Failing to back-pay an employee who had worked as casual bar attendant and kitchen hand has cost a former hotel operator...

PM unveils $120 million deregulation package for business

The four-year deregulation package will seek to reduce regulatory burdens on businesses, aiming to make it easier for bu...