The community of Bundeena and Maianbar is taking a big step towards ridding their area of environmentally damaging single-use plastic shopping bags. A Boomerang Bags scheme will be launched at the villages’ inaugural Sustainability Expo on Sunday, October 29. Under the scheme, shoppers will be encouraged to use hand-made, reusable bags, which will be available free at […]
Archives for November 2017
Smaller Australian businesses remain optimistic about what the future holds, according to the latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Index. The Index rose 3.2% to 100.7 in the September quarter, leaving it above the 100 level that indicates that optimists outnumber pessimists for the first time this year. Read More.
ASIC has released a revised version of its small business booklet – ‘Running a small business in Australia – What you need to know’. The booklet makes it easier for small business to comply with their legal obligations and covers a range of topics. Read More.