Budget 2021: Federal Government’s childcare reform a ‘targeted’ & ‘proportional’ investment, but for whom?

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The Australian government has announced major changes to its childcare subsidy ahead of the May 11 federal budget, but who will benefit from them?

Morrison government announces second round of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative

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The federal government has launched a new $11.6 million funding round under the Boosting Female Founders Initiative that will support female entrepreneurs.

Why government must increase digital focus in small business sector

One year into the pandemic, it’s clear that real opportunity lies in more carefully targeting financial support. We need to see more mutual partnerships where governments reward small businesses that take active steps to help themselves.

‘Portable entitlements for insecure work’: Anthony Albanese promising new workplace laws under Labor

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Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese is proposing a number of sizeable work reforms: Among them, an aim to provide those in insecure work with entitlements and employment security.