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This month, we visit a new koala sanctuary that combines tourism and conservation, plus we hear from struggling small business owners in regional Victoria who are counting the cost of coronavirus restrictions. Small Business Secrets stories, Saturday nights on SBS World News from 6.30 pm and On Demand. 

A new koala sanctuary is opening near Port Stephens this week to help rehabilitate sick and injured animals. It's the result of a long campaign by local volunteers.
With the September school holidays fast approaching, struggling business owners in the coastal town of Lakes Entrance are keeping their fingers crossed for some...

August 2020

This month, Small Business Secrets meets a Chinese family celebrating 80 years in business. We find out how a Melbourne clothing label founded by a Holocaust survivor is helping to protect health workers, and why Australia's second-hand economy is booming. Plus we unmask Australian businesses helping the world to cover up, and meet Muslim businesses celebrating a different Eid al-Adha in 2020.  Small Business Secrets - Saturday nights, SBS World News, online and On Demand. 

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, a global financial crisis and World War II, a Chinese-Australian family has continued to prosper, selling vegetables from their...
While many Melbourne businesses are struggling under the coronavirus restrictions, staff at Fella Hamilton are busier than ever after the label began making masks...
Second-hand retailers in Australia are seeing more people donating unwanted items amid the coronavirus pandemic, as well as shopping for pre-loved clothes,...
With Melbourne residents ordered to cover their faces due to a surge in coronavirus cases, and others advised to, small businesses are working around the clock to...
Australian families and business owners are counting the cost of coronavirus closures during the Muslim festival of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha.

July 2020

This month we find out how businesses on the NSW South Coast are recovering from disaster, and meet business owners struggling to survive Melbourne's second coronavirus lockdown. We catch up with Arrernte man Peter Renehan, who is overseeing Australia's first Aboriginal organisation to run a commercial ground earth station. We also find out why game developers are thriving during the pandemic. Small Business Secrets Saturday nights on SBS World News.

A cluster of coronavirus cases on the NSW South Coast was a huge setback for a region only slowly recovering from multiple disasters. But its tight-knit communities...
As millions around the world tried to entertain themselves during coronavirus lockdown, the video game industry saw a noticeable rise in consumption, which is...
The ground station - which helps track fast-moving events such as bushfires and could enhance Australia's space exploration - has begun operating in Alice Springs...
Facing at least another five weeks of stage three restrictions, small businesses are diversifying to stay afloat in the current climate, but fear they’ll be left...

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...

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