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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.

SBS NEWS SPECIAL - HARD RAIN

This SBS NEWS SPECIAL HARD RAIN presented by Ricardo Goncalves, investigates the cost of recent extreme weather events: a powerful cyclone and record flooding, on a range of businesses across NSW and WA. With the damage bill predicted to surpass $1 billion, the program asks why these events happened and whether they will keep happening.  

When Cyclone Seroja unleashed on Western Australia earlier this year, many residents experienced a freak weather event for the first time. Weeks later, they are...

May 2021 - on SBS World News

This month, we hear from restaurateurs about a critical shortage of skilled workers in the hospitality sector, and find out how Australian technology is countering a rising threat from drones. We meet businesses helping Muslims in Australia celebrate Eid, and others providing for Orthodox Easter.  Small Business Secrets stories, Saturday nights on SBS World News from 6.30 pm.

As coronavirus restrictions ease, more Australians are eating out. But industry leaders are calling for immediate access to skilled workers from overseas to relieve a...
Award-winning Sydney company DroneShield is helping to counter a rising global threat from drones amid concerns about airborne surveillance and potential terror...
Australia's 600,000 Muslims are celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan this week, with Eid Al-Fitr meaning lots of food, fashion and fun.
As people in Australia prepare to celebrate Orthodox Easter on Sunday, businesses have been busy supplying goods to mark the occasion. Festivities are returning...

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