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July

This month: how an employment service helps people with a disability find small business jobs, meet one employer in this podcast  ( https://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/refugee-who-became-gp-help-everyone) an inner city restaurant that's changing young Indigenous lives, and a founder helping to combat 'fake Indigenous art'. Plus 'Indigenous Innovators' the special (www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/1555649091817). And you can catch Small Business Secrets Saturday nights on SBS World News from 6.30pm.

For nearly 30 years, Nova Employment has supported people living with a disability to find work, including in its own office.
Charcoal Lane is celebrating a decade at the forefront of the Melbourne foodie scene, with trainees saying working with native ingredients has helped them...
Meet the small business founder helping to protect the rights of Indigenous artists, amid a broader crack down on the sale of 'fake' Aboriginal-style souvenirs.

June

This month, we find out how small business is impacted by sweeping tax law changes, and meet Indigenous innovators developing a ground earth ground station at Alice Springs. We meet filmmakers depicting the struggle of asylum seekers, and hear from Mecca Brands founder Jo Horgan our World Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. Plus we meet a former peacekeeper funding humanitarian projects in Timor-Leste. Catch Small Business Secrets Saturday nights on SBS World News. 

From 1 July, all small businesses employing fewer than 20 staff in will face sweeping changes in the way they interact with the Australian Tax Office. Up to half of...
Indigenous Australians are expected to become leading participants in global satellite and space industry.
As Refugee Week is marked, a series of short films made by people who also have refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds is being screened in Sydney.
Jo Horgan, the founder of the Mecca Brands cosmetics chain, will compete with the world’s top business leaders in Monaco this weekend.
After being deployed as a peacekeeper in Timor-Leste, Shannon French set up two businesses to give back to the country - and help heal his own trauma.

May

This month, we check out a business training highly-skilled detector dogs to sniff out trouble around sporting arenas including the MCG. We explore small business election worries, meet enterprising mothers supporting vulnerable women and children. And we hear from 'rising star' entrepreneurs, some as young as 12. Catch Small Business Secrets in SBS World News, Saturday night from 6.30 pm.

With the AFL season in full swing, dogs are being used to help combat threats at major sporting venues including the MCG.
The small and medium business sector contributes $40 billion dollars to the economy each year, yet many owner-operators say they're crushed by rising costs and...
Charities including a volunteer mothers' group are increasingly providing emergency relief for people seeking asylum in Australia, with calls for an immediate...
Young entrepreneurs are driving the economy, particularly in the tech sector, and often give back via ethical or profit-for purpose enterprises. Research shows...

April

This month, we meet the mentors helping women start their own businesses, and some Australian chocolate producers working to end the exploitation of children. Plus, we catch up with Australian Indigenous artists and designers who've exhibited in Italy's Milan, and speak to the Aussie behind smart water technology that's helping to reduce water waste. Catch Small Business Secrets on SBS World News, Saturday nights from 6.30pm. 

With spending on chocolate in Australia expected to exceed $200 million this Easter, there are calls to ensure what you buy is fairtrade and slavery-free.

'A long way to go': Fresh drive to boost women heading startups

Encouraging more women into their own business is a priority for the new boss at Australia’s largest startup community, Fishburners.
As tourists in Australia are increasingly wanting to engage with Indigenous art, creatives are exhibiting their work in the Italian city of Milan.
Smart water meters are being trialled across Australia as new data shows the recent drought will wipe billions of dollars from farm production this financial year.

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