A new direction has been issued under section 95ZE of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to monitor the prices, costs and
Today I am pleased to announce that I witnessed the signing of a Heads of Agreement between participants in the automotive supply and service industry.
Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are the engine room of our country’s economy.
The Government is committed to creating the right conditions to drive economic growth, support innovation and create jobs by improving Australia's competitiveness.
This holiday season is a great opportunity to support small businesses.
An independent review into the impact of the Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment Regulation 2013 on small business was announced today by the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson MP, Parlia
Employers will benefit from $20 million in red tape savings as we further reduce the compliance burden faced by employers when making superannuation contributions for their workers.
The Treasurer, Joe Hockey, and the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, are pleased to announce a Productivity Commission inquiry into barriers to business entries and exits.
The Abbott Government has released its improved, updated Franchising Code of Conduct.
Today’s roundtable of peak bodies representing the whole of the automotive industry supply and service chain and consumers agreed on an action plan to finalise principles on the sharing of infor
The Abbott Coalition Government is cutting red tape to make life easier, help small business, strengthen our economy and create jobs.
The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) Amendment (Direct Lending and Other Measures) Bill 2014 was introduced into Parliament yesterday.
The Coalition Government knows small business is the engine room of the Australian economy and we are committed to reducing the red tape burden the sector faces.
Small business advisory service providers can now apply for funding of up to $200,000 per annum over three years to provide expert advice to small businesses under the Australian Small Business
The Government will reform the tax treatment of Employee Share Schemes to bolster entrepreneurship in Australia and support innovative start-up companies.
The importance of small businesses, family enterprises and entrepreneurship to the strength and vitality of the Australian economy was again recognised at a meeting of Federal and State Small Bu
A new funding round will soon open to improve the accessibly, volume and quality of low cost business advisory services available to small businesses and family enterprises as part of the $18 mi
Australia’s Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) will be refocused to increase its capacity to finance small and medium sized businesses seeking to capitalise on global trade opportuniti
The Abbott Government today welcomed the Harper Competition Review Draft Report.
The Minister for Small Business, the Hon Bruce Billson, today announced important changes to the mandatory safety standard to increase protection for children travelling in motor vehicles.