The future of coinage will be a hot topic in Canberra this week with key representatives from Central Banks and financial departments of nine Pacific Island nations attending a coinage seminar orga
THERE has never been a better time to do business in Australia, according to Small Business Minister Michael McCormack.
CONSUMERS were put front and centre at the Legislative and Governance Forum on Consumer Affairs (CAF) today in Melbourne delivering higher penalties for breaches of consumer law, and action on tick
ACTIONS to protect consumers and increase safety are top of the Federal Government’s agenda at the Consumer Affairs Ministers’ meeting this week, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack says.
TICKET scalping and reselling will be the focus of discussions at this week's Consumer Affairs Ministers' meeting in Melbourne says Small Business Minister Michael McCormack.
FAIRER competition laws for small business, tax cuts and an extension to the popular $20,000 instant asset write-off programme underscore the small business support from the Federal Government, Sma
DISPUTE resolution for small business and consumers is central in the new expert reference panel to assist the transition to a one-stop-shop for financial and superannuation disputes – the Australi
THE Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has made a significant contribution to Australia’s 3.2 million small businesses and family enterprises, a review released by Small Busi
FAIRER competition laws for small business passed the Parliament last night, levelling the playing field so small businesses can compete, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack says.
Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack and Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher are warning drivers to act immediately if they have certain Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW and Lexus ve
The Government has today released a comprehensive report from the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on the progress and current status of the Takata airbag recall program.
LABOR Senators have today one-by-one cried crocodile tears for small business but if they are genuinely interested in levelling the playing field they should back in the Government’s changes to Sec
YAMAHA Motor Australia has issued a recall for its Raptor 90 youth quad bikes following the detection of asbestos in the brake shoes, Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack says.
SMALL Business Minister Michael McCormack has today issued a Safety Warning Notice to warn consumers of the possible risks presented by the use of vehicles fitted with Takata airbags.
RETIREMENT villages and recent allegations of unfair practises will be discussed at a meeting of State and Territory Consumer Affairs Ministers, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack has announ
The Turnbull Government is demanding urgent answers from vehicle manufacturers about their program to recall vehicles which include potentially faulty Takata airbags, following the recent tragic de
The Turnbull Government has delivered on its 2016-17 Budget commitment to provide targeted support to small Australian alcohol producers who distil or ferment alcoholic drinks.
THE Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments have celebrated the efforts of the State’s small businesses to create local jobs and provide local services following Small Business Week.
THE lowest small business tax rate in many decades will help Tasmania’s small businesses grow and create jobs, local Senator Eric Abetz said.
SMALL businesses across the Tweed are on the cusp of even more growth thanks to a cut in the company tax rate, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack says.