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I am so grateful for this opportunity to lay the foundations for the next 5 years
It is early days. I have only been in the program for a few weeks. Already I am constantly thinking about when I will sit down to the next task. I am exercising more regularly and visioning my future... read more
I learned the value of working ON the business and as a result I have employed staff
I always had a plan in my head of exactly what I wanted to do. I was a small business person who worked in my store seven days a week. I have now learnt the value of working ON... read more
My questions re employing staff has been cleared so easily
I just started, however all my questions re employing staff has been cleared so easily! I feel that after the program I’ll still keep using my updated/improved business plan. It is not going to sit on the shelf! Nina... read more
Our new Government – What does it mean for your business?
With the advent of our new Federal Government, the time is ripe for change. Labor is promising a raft of changes, ranging from cutting red tape for small business, to restoring unfair dismissal protection, introducing an entitlement of up... read more
Australia’s Childcare Crisis – where are our leaders when we need them?
Childcare is one of the many public policy issues of concern raised by ABN members. It’s hard to access, hard to afford for many working parents and quality is a concern. Ratios of carers to children are generally not... read more
The Federal election is coming – are you ready for it?
With the Federal election imminent, this is a great time to contact your local member and state parliamentarian to find out their stance on issues that are important to you. Your lobbying power will never be greater, especially if... read more
Call for Women to Register for Government Board Positions
Women who are keen to contribute their skills and knowledge on Australian Government boards are encouraged to register with the AppointWomen online database. AppointWomen is a free and confidential online registration and search service and part of the National... read more
Calculate your risk of breast cancer
The National Breast Cancer Centre has launched an interactive tool to enable women to calculate their risk of breast cancer. The online risk calculator is supported by information about risk factors for breast cancer and also provides useful information... read more
Indirect discrimination strikes again!
In its recent report “The Voice of Super”, the Association of Superannuation Funds (ASFA) reported that in 2004 women had superannuation balances less than 50% of those of men and estimates that in 2006, average superannuation retirement payouts for... read more