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August

This month, we meet innovators improving outcomes for people recovering from spinal cord injury, and find out how Ombudsman Kate Carnell is helping  Australia's struggling small business owners access credit.

Restoring movement in those who have had spinal cord injuries is the goal of a new centre in Sydney, with treatment based on innovative research finding success in the...
With business owners missing out on finance from the big banks, Kate Carnell has offered advice on alternative lending options.

July

This month: Australia's desperate taxi drivers welcome a lifeline, we meet an employment service founder who helps people with a disability into small business jobs, find out how an inner city restaurant is changing young Indigenous lives, and catch up with a founder helping to combat 'fake Indigenous art'.  And you can watch Small Business Secrets stories, Saturday nights on SBS World News from 6.30 pm.

Taxi drivers fighting to survive the rise of ridesharing have welcomed an Australian Tax Office announcement expected to lift their income.
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...

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