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September 2021 - on SBS World News

This month we meet volunteers feeding vulnerable groups in some of the worst affected Sydney LGAs during lockdown. Plus, we visit a rural shopkeeper who fled Afghanistan and continues to serve his local community despite personal challenges. Small Business Secrets content screens on SBS World News, Saturdays from 6.30 pm.

As COVID-19 cases surge in inner Sydney, local volunteers are stepping in to help. Most of the food is being donated via social enterprise PlateitForward, which has...
Didar Ali escaped the Taliban after his parents' murder and now runs an Afghan grocery in the South Australian town of Naracoorte.

August 2021 - on SBS World News

This month we find out why learning Samoan inspired a business idea for one young entrepreneur. We visit a rural zoo that's offering emergency accommodation to families during lockdown, and meet a Melbourne founder producing an all-Australian fashion range. Plus, one Sydney restaurant owner explains why he has closed the doors. Small Business Secrets stories, on SBS World News Saturday nights from 6.30 pm. 

As a survey shows more young women aim to start their own venture during the COVID-19 pandemic, Princess Avia wants to make teaching Samoan to children in Australia...
With regional NSW and Victoria in lockdown, rural communities are pulling together to get through this latest crisis. In the western NSW town of Dubbo, the local...
With COVID-19 lockdowns impacting manufacturers and more than two-thirds of the clothing sold in Australia made in China, supporting local producers has never...
With much of Australia's east coast in lockdown, hospitality sector losses continue to balloon. Many restaurants in NSW have reached breaking point and are still...

July 2021 - on SBS World News

This month we catchup with a social enterprise offering hope to the homeless, we find out how NSW restaurants are adapting to survive during lockdown, and meet a refugee-led cleaning business that's helping to keep essential workers safe. We speak with small business owners struggling to make ends meet, and find out why prices for retro and used cars are accelerating. Small Business Secrets stories on SBS World News, Saturdays from 630 pm.

Australian social enterprise The Good Box creates unique gift boxes for people experiencing homelessness across the country. Here, SBS meets its founders and those...
With NSW in its fifth week of lockdown, the hospitality sector faces huge losses with the cost of closed dining rooms surpassing $1 billion so far. To survive,...
With new coronavirus exposure sites listed every day, armies of cleaners are working around the clock to keep Sydneysiders safe. One cleaning business, founded by...
Thousands of small business owners are battling to stay afloat during the extended Greater Sydney coronavirus lockdown. Even with government support available,...
Australia's second-hand car market is booming, with investors paying top prices for older models, amid a global shortage of new cars and rising demand for off...

June 2021 - on SBS World News

This month we meet two Arabic-speaking mentors supporting refugees in their local communty. We reveal tax tips for small business after a full year of COVID restrictions and incentives. We visit a social enterprise florist in Melbourne and see how mice are impacting rice growers in the Riverina. Small Business Secrets on SBS World News, Saturday nights from 6.30 pm. 

Exclusive: As Sydney remains in lockdown, a report due for release next month says many young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Melbourne could suffer...
Men can be reluctant to seek help with mental health issues, including those from refugee backgrounds. A new mentoring program for Arabic-speaking men in Sydney...
Australia's small businesses have endured another turbulent financial year, and with a raft of legislative changes in the past 12 months, some owners are unsure...
Social enterprise The Beautiful Bunch employs women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. At a time when many are struggling to find work, the women remain...
Farmers in the Riverina region of New South Wales are celebrating a bumper rice harvest. But a mouse plague is raising fears about the region’s long-awaited revival.

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