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Episode 8, 2020

This episode, we meet the founders of a waste recovery business that's creating jobs for refugees and disadvantaged Australians. We visit a community cafe that's helping to feed the unemployed during the pandemic, while helping to retain its migrant workers. We find out how Australia's vast coastline can generate electricity, and meet an entrepreneur hoping to take a meat alternative to the world. Small Business Secrets - Saturday nights on SBS World News.

Green Collect is a Melbourne-based social enterprise that repurposes office equipment previously destined for landfill. It has pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic,...
KereKere Green is a community café in Melbourne that’s helping to save its migrant workers, by making and selling healthy soup and giving free servings to locals...
Australia is preparing to export meat-free products to China and other Asian countries, with estimates the plant-based food industry could be worth around $6...
A new Australian-developed system is to begin generating electricity from ocean waves in Bass Strait later this year, with a report showing three-quarters of...

June 2020

This month, as small family zoos re-open we find out how they're surviving the pandemic and meet the entrepreneur behind a small publishing house, that's promoting a boom in South Sudanese literature. 

Peter Deng came to Australia as a refugee from southern Sudan after spending a decade in a Kenyan refugee camp. He has now established an independent book publishing...
Sydney Zoo was built to showcase a new Aboriginal cultural experience alongside its native animals. Like many independent zoos across the country, it's now hoping...

Episode 7, 2020

This episode, we meet the founder of a social enterprise laundry creating jobs for the long term unemployed, plus we visit a window manufacturing business that is thriving during the pandemic. We follow the long road to recovery for an Italian pasta-making family after a factory fire, and see how a Lebanese restaurant survived the coronavirus lockdown. Small Business Secrets Sundays at 7 am and 5 pm on SBS. 

In the Queensland town of Toowoomba jobless figures have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a forecast of 10 per cent for the June quarter, among the highest in...
For more than 30 years, Melbourne’s Di Sebastiano family has made authentic Italian pasta in their multi-generational business. But all work came to standstill...
Inspired by their parents who migrated from Lebanon, a brother and sister team opened Bayti restaurant, which was enthusiastically welcomed by the multicultural...
As the Bushfires Royal Commission hears how Australia can better prepare for natural disasters, one Victorian manufacturing company is working on ways to keep...

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