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The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has released a free online mental health webinar for sole traders, amid alarming predictions of a dramatic rise in Australian suicide rates due to the economic and social impacts of coronavirus.

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Government slashes red tape to support local businesses and State's economic recovery

The new Act was developed following the Service Priority Review and the Special Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects, which both identified the current procurement framework as complex, fragmented and inefficient, causing frustration to small and local businesses.

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Impact Survey 3 (May) of COVID 19 on WA Regional Business

See the latest results in the RCCIWA Survey. Thank you to all our members who completed the survey. 

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Rural West Providing Essential Financial Counselling in Regional WA

The Rural Financial Counselling Service of WA is now branded under Rural West. This name change is part of their continued commitment to those in rural WA who are in need of financial support.

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The Australian Government Jobs Hub

The Australian Government has developed a new platform to help connect people looking for work and businesses who are hiring. The platform is called ‘Jobs Hub’ and is hosted on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s website.

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East Kimberley Cost Reduction Program

As part of the ongoing State Government focus on increasing local content outcomes in regional spending, we are constantly looking at ways to grow the capability and capacity of local businesses here in the Kimberley. In recent conversations with these businesses, as well as Government procurement personnel, it was communicated that our regional businesses sometimes struggle to stay competitive given the challenges they face in our unique economic environment.  

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An Update on Travel and Latest Jobs Listings

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New commercial tenancy legislative changes

The WA Government has passed new laws to offer greater protection for small commercial tenants who are in financial distress resulting from restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation aims to help to protect small business tenants from a range of prohibited actions, while they try to negotiate rent relief with their landlords.

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