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digital payments, least cost routing

ASBFEO welcomes Government support for least cost routing

The Payments System Review revealed the presence of regulatory gaps that need to be plugged to stop small businesses pay...
commissioner, Victorian Small Business Commission

New commissioner to support and promote Victoria’s small businesses

The new commissioner of VSBC will help resolve disputes among Victoria's small businesses, inform them of their rights a...
policy reforms, size, government business, Federal Budget

Majority of small businesses believe Government is not doing enough for them

"The COVID impact to the micro and small business sector has huge future implications as well as causing a year of devas...
deferrals

How to find out your State’s revenue downturn benchmark to access COVID-19 support

Although the application criteria for each support measure differs state-by-state, most business owners must be able to ...
Omicron, staffing

July’s lockdown causes biggest monthly retail sales drop this year

The drop in retail sales was partially offset by online growth across all categories, that was particularly strong in gr...

Small-business owners slam border closures

The NSW/Qld border closure has brought the operations of local businesses to a standstill, with their personnel unable t...
reopening. lifeline

Governments urged to stick to the reopening plan

The BCA is adamant that businesses cannot afford to continue dealing with the current uncertainty over the reopening of ...
First Nations, indigenous

Government commits $1 billion to greater opportunities for Indigenous communities

The Business Council have committed to work alongside government and Indigenous communities to create jobs and grow thei...

NRA boss slams Queensland Govt for contradictory advice to small retailers

Queensland retailers are confused, with the state government's Health website giving different advice on their responsib...

Business council welcomes expanded support

The Business Council of Australia has welcomed the initiative of federal and state governments to provide targeted and e...