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LABOR SECURES INNOVATION SYSTEM WIN FOR SMALL BUSINESS

October 16, 2019

Federal Labor welcomes Government and crossbench support for our amendments to the Intellectual Property bill debated by the Senate today.

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REPORT REVEALS 1 JOB FOR EVERY 5 JOBSEEKERS

October 16, 2019

Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot 2019, released today, highlights the unemployment problems facing many Australians, which are not improving under the Morrison Government.

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LIBERALS’ PATENT REFORMS: A SETBACK FOR SMALL BUSINESS

October 15, 2019

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) wanting patent-protection for their innovations will find it more difficult under proposed Government reforms to be debated this week.

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GOVERNMENT’S TALKING POINTS EXPOSE THEIR HYPOCRISY REGARDING SMALL BUSINESS

October 14, 2019

In an embarrassing mistake this morning, the government’s talking points were sent to the media and they expose this government trying to spin the message that they have the interests of small business at heart, when their actions show the complete opposite.

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LAUNCH OF THE AUSTRALIAN BRAIN INITIATIVE STRATEGIC BUSINESS CASE

October 14, 2019

LAUNCH OF THE AUSTRALIAN BRAIN INITIATIVE STRATEGIC BUSINESS CASE CANBERRA MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2019

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DOES THE MORRISON GOVERNMENT SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS?

October 10, 2019

Reports today raise concerns about the increasing prevalence of ‘reverse factoring’ – a payment process that is harming small businesses – and calls into questions the Morrison Government’s stance on this damaging issue.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST