State Government funding worth $50,000 now available to Victorian SMEs to adopt and develop technology

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The state government has announced SMEs will be able to apply for up to $50,000 in funding for innovation tech projects from this month.

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.

$143 million business support package announced by Victorian Government following 5-day lockdown

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Victorian business affected by the most recent lockdown may be eligible for support thanks to a Circuit Breaker Support Package introduced by the State Government.

Australian government opens third round of international collaboration grant: Up to $1 million for successful applicants

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The third round of the government’s Global Innovation Linkages Program, aiming to provide funding to help Australian businesses or researchers collaborate with international partners, is now open for applications.

Businesses call Victoria’s $3bn support package “a band-aid solution”

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The Victorian Government’s plans to release a $3 billion support package to businesses has been met with apprehension from business owners. On Sunday evening, Premier Daniel Andrews’ announced that the program of support will help businesses preserve jobs and survive the current crisis. “It is an unprecedented set of challenges that business face,” Premier Andrews… Continue reading Businesses call Victoria’s $3bn support package “a band-aid solution”

A guide to small business grants in Australia

The economy needs the innovation, skills, goods and services and job creation generated by small business. As such, the government and other major players offer a myriad of funding opportunities, including grants, to support small business service provision. Small businesses are essential to big businesses with them relying heavily on small business to provide resources… Continue reading A guide to small business grants in Australia

How start-ups can accelerate growth

Startups and small businesses play a vital role in Australia’s economy. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, SMBs make up 96 per cent of all Australian businesses. As a former small business owner and now an executive who works closely with startups and small businesses, it’s been encouraging to see the Government support Australia’s… Continue reading How start-ups can accelerate growth