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26 Jul 2022 Media Releases

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the Albanese Government’s move to introduce legislation to ban unfair contract terms for small businesses. 

20 Jul 2022 Media Releases

More than half of the nation’s big businesses are missing their own deadlines for paying their small business suppliers, according to the latest data from the Payment Times Reporting Regulator.  

20 Jul 2022 Media Releases
TRANSCRIPT Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson interview with Glen Bartholomew, ABC NewsRadio. 20 July 2022 Subject…
01 Jul 2022 Media Releases
Changes to Commonwealth procurement rules that take effect today will create more opportunities for small business to win government contracts, says the…
29 Jun 2022 Media Releases
An increase in the national wage and higher superannuation payments are among a raft of changes starting on July 1 that small and family businesses must be…
27 Jun 2022 Media Releases

Bruce Billson, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, is calling on the community to join him today in saying a big thank you to the women and men running our small and family businesses.

Insights from the outside

Updates from the world of small & family business

04 Aug 2022 News

The Cradle Coast Authority has attracted Australia’s leading regional economic development conference to Devonport and secured a diverse range of local and interstate practitioners and thought leaders to discuss solutions to some of regional Australia’…

29 Jul 2022 News

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is supporting Tasmania’s 39,000 small businesses to create jobs and stimulate the economy to deliver growth.

Local businesses can now apply to receive financial and business advice through round two of the…

28 Jul 2022 News

Primary producers will have the opportunity to provide feedback on a NSW Government plan to safeguard the State’s $21 billion food and fibre industry, as part of an upgraded biosecurity strategy.

Success stories from the world of small & family business

25 Jan 2022

From day one, The Dawg Studio has been a labour of puppy love for Hilde and Sarah.

19 Jul 2021
The past 18 months hasn’t been a pretty picture for many small businesses.