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Small Business Ombudsman: history making budget delivers boost for business

- October 7, 2020 5 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the Federal Government’s 2020 Budget is one for the history books, with a record spend that will help lift small businesses out of the COVID crisis and provide a much-needed boost to economic confidence.  New, extended and existing measures to further support small business… Read more »

Finance

Budget 2020: Treasurer says ‘we have your back’ as income tax cuts kick in early

- October 7, 2020 4 MIN READ

Accelerated tax cuts, cash splashes for pensioners, massive incentives for business to invest and a subsidy to hire unemployed people are the centrepieces of the Morrison government’s COVID-19 budget. More than 11 million taxpayers will get a tax cut backdated to July 1, giving lower and middle-income earners tax relief this financial year of up… Read more »

Profiles

10 of the best: Australian florists

- October 1, 2020 4 MIN READ

If you love flowers and let’s face it, who doesn’t? Then its time to throw your support behind our local florist industry. While there are 1000s of awesome boutique florists around Australia here’s 10 of our faves. 10 awesome florists from around Australia Fleurieu Gifts, South Australia South Australian-based Fleurieu Gifts is a family-run small business… Read more »

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9 awesome healthy cafes

- September 30, 2020 4 MIN READ

These nine cafe’s prove healthy eating can not only be good for you but it can taste great too. Looking for a healthy option when you dine out? Try these cafes Sprout Wholefood, NSW Sprout Wholefood is a Sydney-based health conscious cafe which provides a wholefood menu that embodies three essential characteristics: it has to… Read more »

Features

Holiday spirit returns to BIG4 Easts Beach

- September 18, 2020 3 MIN READ

In any normal holiday period, BIG4 Easts Beach in the idyllic NSW coastal town of Kiama, would be a bustling hive of activity. Kids hooning around on bikes and scooters, families enjoying beachside barbeques and squeals of delight echoing out from children charging through the splash park. But when the COVID crisis peaked earlier this… Read more »

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“We are on our knees”: Melbourne businesses cry for help

- September 3, 2020 2 MIN READ

Following a leaked report today that suggests Melbourne will undergo a further two weeks of Stage 4 restrictions, Chapel Street Precinct Association’s 2,200 businesses are pleading the shackles of economic hardship be released. In a statement released to media Chapel Street Precinct Association general manager Chrissie Maus shared her concerns for the livelihoods and mental… Read more »