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New ACT Government Grants
The ACT Government has announced two new grant programs; one to assist with buiding an overseas brand and one to assist with commercialisation. TradeConnect (TCon)—Building Global OpportunitiesAn ACT Government grant program assisting ACT companies build global opportunities and enhance... read more
MentorNet program starts. From Tassie to Northern WA
The latest MentorNet program started on 23 September. It’s truly national reach is evident by the distant parts of this enormous nation that participants are from. The group includes women from Epping Forest in Tasmania, to Strathalbyn – SA... read more
Do Not Call Register – Should It Be Extended to Include All Telephone Numbers?
At present, only private telephone numbers can be listed on the Do Not Call Register, which enables people to register to opt out of receiving unsolicited telemarketing calls. The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has just released a... read more
Calling for Nominations for the 2008 Human Rights Medals and Awards
The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) is now calling for nominations for the 2008 Human Rights Medals and Awards, held annually to recognise the extraordinary contribution to Australian society of individuals and organisations committed to human rights,... read more
Equal Opportunity – Are We There Yet?
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment and Workplace Relations has asked the ABN to contribute to its inquiry on women’s equal opportunities in the workforce, including pay equity. The deadline to lodge submissions is 28 August. Some of the... read more
$75 Million Climate Ready Program Opens For Business
Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, today announced that the Government’s new $75 million Climate Ready program is open for applications. Climate Ready will support Australian businesses developing new products, processes and services to tackle... read more
Congratulations to graduates of the MentorNet program
Congratulations to the businesswomen who graduated this week from the MentorNet program. Your acknowledgement of your achievements, namely more direction in business, increased confidence in your self, more enthusiasm about business, increased business skills, and of course a plan!... read more