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Ombudsman welcomes advent of Business Growth Fund

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed new legislation introduced today by the federal government to establish the Australian Business Growth Fund. “The Australian Business Growth Fund was a recommendation in our ‘Affordable Capital for SME Growth‘ report, which identified the need to address a …

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New laws to help stamp out illicit tobacco imports

The Australian government announced the commencement of new laws this week that will “protect Australia’s borders from the importation of smuggled tobacco products”. The Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs Jason Wood says that the commencement of these new laws prohibit the importation of specified tobacco products without …

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