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Five minutes with…The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Recovery is from the 2022 floods is expected to be lengthy and take a heavy toll on small-business owners, their staff a...

Overwhelming response to survey on natural disaster impact on small business

The survey is part of the Small Business Natural Disaster Preparedness and Resilience Inquiry which aims to improve disa...
sessions

ASBFEO feedback sessions to be held in natural disaster-hit areas

The sessions aim to gain some vital on-the-ground feedback from impacted small businesses as a way to assist in their re...
licence

Additional licence fees for cross-state SA, VA workers scrapped

The move is part of the Australian Government’s Automatic Mutual Recognition Scheme which aims to help workers who have ...
extreme weather

Small-business natural disaster preparedness inquiry launched

A Royal Commission reported that state and territory governments should continue to deliver, evaluate and improve progra...
moral, Banking Code, banks

ASBFEO welcomes addition of small-business expert to banking code committee

The BCCC should engage anew with small business and agribusiness advisory panel in developing strategy and planning inqu...
banking, business bust, fail, lockdowns

Bank branch closures hurting rural and regional small businesses

The ASBFEO plans to work with the ABA to amend the code of practice to ensure customers affected by a branch closure can...

Survey extended for women small-business owners to share their insights

"If we can energise women’s entrepreneurship that will be fantastic in terms of women’s economic empowerment...[and] for...
female entrepreneurs, women business network, small business, tech industry founders

Insights from women business leaders sought to boost female entrepreneurship

The findings will be used to consider how the best possible environment for women to start, grow and run a business can ...
confidence, funding, revenue growth, claims, lockdowns

Policymakers and private sector urged to facilitate small-business recovery

State Small Business Commissioners and the ASBFEO have called on policymakers and the private sector to establish measur...