State Government Grants for Australian Small Business

The Best State Government Grants for Australian Small Businesses 1When most businesses think of government grants, they tend to opt for the big end of town – but that’s a mistake.

State governments are an untouched treasure trove of free money for small business. With grants providing money for innovation and commercialisation in industries from manufacturing to biotechnology, there is plenty of money to go around.

Google Grants – An Introduction and Case Study

google_grantsIn a past article, you learned about Google Grants. Now that there’s been time for the program to unfold and be utilized, data has been collected on how to best use it and become knowledgeable about its features.

A – Z of Australia Business Tips

A - Z of Australia Business TipsA is for the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)

ABLIS is a free service to help you find the business licences, permits, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to meet your compliance responsibilities as a business owner.

ABLIS saves you time and money by making it easier to find information and comply with government business regulations.

10 Tips to Write Your Best Grant Application

Tips to write best grant applicationsMany people have a preconceived notion that grant writing is difficult and get intimidated at the thought of completing a grant application. With your busy life, who has time to figure it out? To save you time, here are the top ten tips for writing successful grant applications.

Hurry and Claim Your First-Home Buyer Government Grant in Australia!

Claim Your First-Home Buyer Government Grant in AustraliaFIRST-home buyers are rushing to beat changes in subsidies aimed at encouraging them into the market. Real estate agents, mortgage brokers and conveyancers are seeing increased interest since the State Government announced it would dump the $7000 first-home buyer government grant for established homes.

Australian Government Grants Pay Workers to Relocate

moving-to-australia-guideRelocation government grants will be offered to up to 600 workers, to move to areas of mining or farming labour shortages in Australia. Apprentices and some skilled workers will be offered payments to help them move to regional areas to take up vacant jobs in industries like farming and mining.

Mission Australia and Government Grant Funding Provide a Safety Net

safety_netMission Australia is a non-denominational Christian community service organisation that has been transforming the lives of Australians in need for more than 150 years. Through their community and employment services they have assisted more than 300,000 Australians by providing a hand up, a way forward, and hope for the future.

Trust, but Verify

Most of us want to live in the kind of world where other people have the same good character traits as we do. We expect honesty, mutual respect, and ethics. There are lots of people who live up to these standards, but some who will fall short. Especially in business and real estate dealings, it’s smart to have cordial, professional working relationships, but to also protect your own interests at the same time.

Be Nice to People on Your Way Up. You’ll Meet ‘Em On Your Way Down.

There’s a saying that originated in old Hollywood in the 1930s: “Be Nice to People on Your Way Up. You’ll Meet ‘Em On Your Way Down.” You know what? That’s great advice for business and real estate investing too, and when you’re looking to get a grant. From the very beginning, in every transaction, it’s to your benefit to treat others with kindness and respect. Of course, that’s just the right

Government Business Funding for Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians have access to government money to help start, operate, or expand a business. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders constitute about 2.5% of Australia’s population, but are underrepresented as business owners and have higher rates of unemployment than the overall rate among all Australians. To help remedy these situations, government money is available at both the