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Facebook threatens to block Australians from sharing news

Facebook is threatening to ban news from being shared on its platforms in Australia, due to a new regulatory code that would force themselves...

ACCC attacks Google over ‘misinformation’

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accused Google of releasing “misinformation” about the Federal Government’s plan to make them bargain with Australian...

Small businesses safeguarded against unfair contract terms

Small businesses will be safeguarded against unfair contract terms under Labor’s proposed legislation to make them illegal. Large businesses could face hefty fines of up...

Auto services franchise fined $2.6 million

Australian auto services franchise, Ultra Tune, has been fined $2.6 million for breaching both the Franchising Code of Conduct and the Australian Consumer Law. The...

Penalties of Competition law, is your business at risk?

Australia’s legal system has transformed significantly in recent times, and with increasingly regulated working environments it’s essential that business owners are aware of potential...

Fitness First pays penalty after alleged payment breach

Fitness chain pays penalty fee.

ACCC targets misleading organic claims

FMCG company allegedly 'misleads' consumers.

Investment scams cost Australians $64 million in 2017

The ACCC is warning investors to be wary of scammers after its 9thannual ‘Targeting scams report’ revealed that Investment scams had increased by more...

MYOB’s acquisition of Reckon: ACCC concerned about possible accounting software monopoly

The ACCC has expressed concern about the potential for an accounting software monopoly arising from MYOB’s proposed acquisition of Reckon’s Accountants Group. “If MYOB acquired...

Australia’s Competition law penalties may be too low to sufficiently deter breaches: report

The OECD has found that penalties for competition law breaches are ‘significantly lower’ in Australia than in comparable OECD jurisdictions, prompting the nation’s competition...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

“We have to be bold and visionary”: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Navigating the 2020-21 Budget: Top tips for businesses

Business investment is a key theme in the 2020-21 Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced tax changes that are a “game changer” in...

Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...