In Australia, small business is a big contributor to the economy and employment. Local, state and Australian Government departments have programs that support entrepreneurs and small businesses. This course helps you navigate the support available.
Presentation: Australian Government Support for Your Business
Handout: Government Support for Your Business
Handout: Government Department Contacts
Handout: Your Business and IBA fact sheet
Government Support - QLD
Presentation: Government Support QLD
Government Support - Cairns
Presentation: Government Support Cairns
Handout: Definitive Guide to Starting a Small Business
Handout: Business Support Organisations and Departments
Handout: YEP Ipswich Brochure
Tara Diversi is the Entrepreneurship Facilitator in Cairns. She started in self-employment as a 22-year old and has since gone on to launch and sell a number of businesses. Tara holds formal qualifications in business (MBA) and adult education (GradCertEdStudies) and has completed the AICD company directors course along with numerous other small business courses. Tara has worked as an academic, lecturing at Bond University, Sydney University and James Cook University. She loves to teach, and also loves to learn from her students.