Small Business ombudsman welcomes JobKeeper changes

- August 7, 2020 2 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed changes to the JobKeeper eligibility criteria, saying it will help support more businesses, particularly those in Victoria facing the impact of tighter restrictions. The changes to the eligibility test outlined by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg this morning mean businesses are only required to demonstrate a… Read more »


Coronavirus update: mental health support for Victorians, QLD zero infections, VIC 471 new diagnoses, unemployement predicted to hit 13 per cent as $9billion shaved from economy

- August 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

The prime minister Scott Morrison has outlined there will be an increased focus on the mental health and wellbeing of Victorians as the city’s capital enters stage four restrictions today. The PM took time out during a cybersecurity press conference to acknowledge the 1000s of Victorians now working from home, thanking them for their commitment… Read more »


Kate Carnell to lift the lid on insurance companies dirty laundry

- August 3, 2020 2 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell,  has been inundated with complaints from business owners on the ill-treatment they have received from major insurance companies. Carnell says her office has received an avalanche of complaints from business owners since launching her Insurance Inquiry last week into the practices of insurance companies. “My… Read more »


MooGoo ups its green points this Plastic Free July and consumers benefit

- July 29, 2020 2 MIN READ

Gold Coast natural skincare company MooGoo is ramping up its ‘green points’ for Plastic Free July by offering discounted refills to consumers. Melody Livingstone, the brains behind the plant-loving brand, which is beloved by celebs and consumers alike, says MooGoo is always seeking solutions to minimise their impact on the environment. “AtMooGoo we’re planet lovers and… Read more »