Small Business


The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Small Business.

One stop shop for building a healthy small business

News | 21 January 2020

My Business Health is an online portal that helps small business owners find the services they need to face challenges and identify opportunities to grow their business.

Small business delivers big with digital

News | 13 January 2020

Through the Digital Champions project, Sydney-based TeleTraining is showing how taking small steps toward digital engagement can lead to big results for small businesses.

Christmas support for rural and regional small businesses

News | 4 December 2019

With the impact of drought and bushfires on rural and regional communities around Australia, many people have been looking for practical ways to support those communities.

No cookie cutter solution for baked goods business

News | 3 December 2019

In 2018, Melanie and Richard Smit started their baked goods business in Tasmania with assistance from the New Business Assistance with NEIS. Now, as Digital Champions, they’re boosting sales and reaching new customers with digital technology.

From fine furniture to social media – the start of a digital journey

News | 29 November 2019

In Townsville, two Digital Champions have teamed up to show regional small businesses how to go digital and reach national and international markets.

Delivering the goods for Digital Champions

News | 20 November 2019

How can the humble printer transform a talent agency and a family plumbing business in suburban Melbourne? Our Digital Champions tell us the ways!

All geared up for a digital transformation

News | 15 November 2019

Digital Champion, Indigenous owned and operated business Geared up Culcha, is looking to use search engine optimisation and social media to increase sales and reach deeper into the community.

Businesses invited to have their say on increased payment times transparency

News | 14 November 2019

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family business is inviting small and large business owners to have their say on the final design of a new scheme designed to improve payment times for small businesses.

Small Business Digital Champions Project launched

News | 25 March 2019

Minister for Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, today announced the first of 100 businesses to receive up to $20,000 to transform their digital capabilities as part of the Digital Champions initiative.

Awards for people launching into business

News | 16 November 2018

The 2018 NEIS Awards were recently held in Coogee, New South Wales. The awards recognise the outstanding successes of small businesses established with help from New Business Assistance with NEIS.

Program to support self-starters still strong after more than 30 years

News | 25 July 2018

In July 1985, a pilot program was launched that offered people looking for work an option to generate an income by starting their own business. It was innovative in its provision of both income support and training to help people setup and run a small business.

Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative Qualitative Research Fieldwork

News | 4 April 2018

The Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative qualitative research fieldwork will take place in April 2018. The project gathers the views and experiences of participants who have been part of the initiative through the New Enterprise Incentives Scheme or the Exploring Being My...

Launch of Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative

News | 4 December 2016

The Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative will assist young people to create their own job by starting a small business.