The federal government has launched its $130 million support package for Australian travel agents, inbound tour operators and tour wholesalers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”
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
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
As small business numbers increase and more entrepreneurs look for capital, a growing amount of organisations claiming to be affiliated with the Government are looking to take your money.
Businesses developing a new product, process or service won’t have to repay Early Stage Commercialisation grants under new changes to the government-funded Commercialisation Australia program.