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AWS and Goanna Solutions team to deliver digital skills training

- July 3, 2020 3 MIN READ

Indigenous startup Goanna Solutions has joined forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch re/Start, a full-time digital skills training program aimed to reskill unemployed and underemployed Aussies for a career in cloud services. The program supports students with integrated training including technical, behavioural and mindset skills, mentoring, social support services, job application, and interview… Read more »

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New tax breaks for small business from July 1

- July 1, 2020 2 MIN READ

It’s a new financial year and with it comes a series of tax breaks that should see small and family businesses left with more money in their pockets. In October 2018 the government passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Lower Taxes for Small and Medium Businesses) Bill which brought forward a series of tax cuts for… Read more »

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The COVID-19 tax relief measures small businesses need to know

- June 30, 2020 2 MIN READ

With tax just time around the corner, small businesses need to get aware of relief measures available to help them survive the COVID-19 economic crisis. “There’s no doubt businesses are concerned about upcoming tax deadlines in this economic crisis,” Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s (CA ANZ) Australian Tax Leader, Michael Croker said. “The Australian… Read more »

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Is your marketing hitting the mark?

- June 29, 2020 2 MIN READ

Digital marketing is at the forefront of most businesses marketing arsenal. Apart from its ability to provide a fair playing field for businesses of all shapes and sizes to compete with one another, digital marketing is far more cost-efficient than traditional marketing methods like TV, radio and billboard advertising.   Conversion rate optimised digital marketing… Read more »

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My Business Health helping small business to recover

- June 29, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate  Carnell, says small businesses looking for assistance on the road to recovery post-COVID-19 should head to the My Business Health portal. As businesses emerge from hibernation Carnell says business owners will find valuable information on how to re-open or ramp up their business to make the… Read more »

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JobKeeper propping up business says MYOB report

- June 25, 2020 2 MIN READ

68 per cent of small business owners say revenue is down due to the impact of COVID-19 1 in 5 small businesses were very unprepared for the pandemic to hit 26 per cent of small businesses say the impact of the epidemic will last at least a year or two 1 in 4 respondents think… Read more »