HELPING FEMALE-LED REGIONAL BUSINESSES GROW

The Morrison Government is helping female business owners step-up to tackle global markets as part of the nation’s COVID-19 recovery. Canvas Coworking Inc will receive $86,450 through the Incubator Support Initiative to establish the ‘Flair Incubator’ for female-led, regionally-based Queensland businesses that aspire to trade globally. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said…

PATENTS SYSTEM REVIEW TO SUPPORT SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS INNOVATION

The Morrison Government is continuing to support innovation in small and medium sized businesses with the launch today of a review into Australia’s patents system. The review will consider the accessibility for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), as part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring our intellectual property framework supports the needs of smaller businesses.…

HOLDEN AGREES TO NEGOTIATE IN GOOD FAITH

The Morrison Government welcomes GM Holden’s guarantee to negotiate with car dealers in good faith, after its decision to withdraw from the Australian market. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said today’s commitment from GM Holden to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is positive progress toward a fair compensation package for dealers…

MATCHMAKING PLATFORM TO BOOST LOCAL MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAINS

Australian businesses wanting to play their part in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic will have greater access to potential partners and customers thanks to an industry matchmaking site backed by the Morrison Government. Developed by the Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), the COVID-19 Manufacturer Response Register will bring together manufacturers, suppliers and customers…