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10 Feb 2022 Media Releases
Bruce Billson is set to visit natural disaster-hit areas across the country seeking vital on-the-ground feedback from impacted small businesses.  
04 Feb 2022 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson says small business tradespeople and licensed professionals are better able to meet the demand for their skills wherever they are in the nation.
21 Jan 2022 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has launched an inquiry into small business natural disaster preparedness and resilience.
17 Jan 2022 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson is urging people to refrain from posting negative online reviews, as short-staffed small businesses struggle to stay open.
13 Jan 2022 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment to renew funding for a critical mental health program tailored to small business owners.
24 Dec 2021 Media Releases
Mature age workers may help ease staff shortages this festive season
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson is encouraging small and family businesses to welcome applications from all-ages when hiring staff this busy festive season.
23 Dec 2021 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the final report of the independent review of the Banking Code Compliance Committee (BCCC), which includes recommendations to improve small business representation…
22 Dec 2021 Media Releases
Banking services are essential to small businesses in rural and regional areas and more should be done to support those impacted by branch closures, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson says.
13 Dec 2021 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the Australian Government’s extension of the SME Recovery Loan Scheme, providing small and family businesses with critical access to finance as they work to get back…
06 Dec 2021 Media Releases
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Bruce Billson, has today released the final report into the insurance crisis facing Australia’s amusement, leisure, and recreation sector, declaring “the show must go on”.