The Australian Business Growth Fund is a short-sighted proposal which ignores red tape and industrial relations as the major constraints on small business growth in Australia.
The fund, announced by the Prime Minister on Tuesday, would see the federal government partnering with banks to provide small and medium business owners with equity. The assumption is that access to credit is the key constraint on small business growth. However, this is not supported by the best [...]
Government told to reduce SME red tape amid $100m growth fund announcement:The government’s plan to introduce a small business growth fund has been met with mixed responses, with calls to reduce red tape repeated.3 May 2019
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that, if re-elected, the government will create an Australian Business Growth Fund to help SMEs with annual turnovers between $2 million and $50 million get access to finance.
The $100 million growth fund is expected to assist 30 to 50 businesses each year.
Separately, Mr Morrison has also pledged to create 250,000 new small businesses over the next five years.
“Small business growth in Australia requires less red tape, not another [...]
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The following attendees at the 2018 National Agriculture and Related Industries Day urge our Federal and State Governments to help restore the competitiveness of our great agriculture sector by seriously reducing so much unnecessary red tape and excessive taxation. Name Contact Details Signature
Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart
Patron and Founder of National Agriculture & Related Industries Day
Executive Chairman of the Hancock Prospecting Group and S. Kidman & Co
National Agriculture & Related Industries Day Gala Dinner
Wednesday 21 November 2017, Sydney
Good evening distinguished guests, and friends.
Warmest welcome to Australia’s second annual National Agriculture and Related Industries Day. It’s wonderful to see you here, thank you for coming [...]
Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart
Patron and Founder of National Mining & Related Industries Day
Executive Chairman of the Hancock Prospecting Group and Roy Hill
National Mining & Related Industries Day
Thursday 22 November 2018, Canberra
Good evening His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC, Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove, distinguished guests, Members of Parliament, Tad Watroba our Co-Patron of National Mining and Related Industries Day, mining [...]
Northern Australia white paper ambitions stifled by red tape and lacking infrastructure – ABC News
It was touted as the key to transforming the north into an “economic powerhouse” in its own right.
Key points: Development in northern Australia stifled by land access, policy uncertainty and a lack of capital investment Producers urge Federal Government to cut red tape to boost investment Government eager to work collaboratively with states, federal Agriculture Minister says [...]