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February 2020

This month we find out why so many farm dogs are out of work, and meet small business founders helping to re-home them. Plus we catchup with NSW south coast pharmacist Raj Gupta, and find out how the government's new emergency medication laws are bringing relief from Australia's extreme weather. Small Business Secrets stories - Saturday nights on SBS World News.

 

With national livestock herds at record lows after Australia's prolonged drought, animal rescue groups have recorded a sharp spike in the number of unwanted dogs,...
A private health care expert has praised the government's extension of Australia’s emergency medication laws, saying it ‘could save lives’ ahead of more extreme...

Episode 4 2020

This week we visit a busy music school offering scholarships to disadvantaged students, and an Indigenous-owned resort in the Northern Territory battling a rising tide of marine plastic. We visit Victorian egg farmers who've built mobile homes for their free-range chickens, and call in to Brae restaurant to hear about chef Dan Hunter's sustainable approach. Small Business Secrets is on Sundays at 7 am and 5 pm on SBS.

Technology developed in Australia is being exported to Asia to track the progression of coronavirus.
Around 900 students will pass through the doors at one of Australia’s busiest music schools this year and, for the first time, disadvantaged students will join...
On rolling green fields in south-western Victoria, thousands of chickens are free to roam around their portable homes. It’s a sustainable model devised by the...
On a pristine island in the Northern Territory, an eco resort offers tourists a connection with Aboriginal Australia, but a rising tide of marine debris threatens...

Episode 3 2020

This week we meet a worker injured in a mine-site accident whose business is helping to keep others safe, and an Indigenous swim wear designer bringing a fresh look to the catwalk. We find out how a signature dish inspired a spin off restaurant, and meet the lavender farmers expanding to meet Chinese demand. Small Business Secrets Sundays at 7 am and 5 pm on SBS.

Eric and Linda Wong had no idea when they migrated from Hong Kong in 1989, that their business success would be linked to a humble Australian shellfish. Now their son...
An Indigenous fashion designer is using recycled ocean plastic to make bathing costumes that also celebrate her heritage. Entrepreneur Liandra Gaykamangu says it...
Workplace injuries cost the economy billions of dollars each year and many victims suffer long-term health issues. James Wood lost the use of his legs in a mine...
China remains Australia's top export market, with 40 per cent of all exported goods and services heading to the mainland. And there's a rising demand for...

Episode 2 2020

This week, we meet the inventor of a safer system to protect storm damaged homes. Plus we visit an Indigenous bush-food entrepreneur whose business uses nuts from boab trees. We meet a former power station operator who started a repair business, and catch up with a mentor helping Indigenous youth into permanent jobs. Small Business Secrets - Sundays 7 am and 5 pm on SBS.

Wild weather is lashing Australia’s east and, in some cities and towns, the destruction resembles a war zone. Alongside first responders and insurers, an Australian...
For thousands of years our iconic Boab trees have provided Indigenous people with food, shelter and medicine. The tree is symbolic of Australia’s north-west and...
The closure of Victoria’s Hazelwood power station impacted hundreds of workers and contractors. One operator transitioned to a new career, using his technical...
Charcoal Lane is celebrating a decade at the forefront of the Melbourne foodie scene, with trainees saying working with native ingredients has helped them...

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