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Reminder: Quarterly BAS lodgments are due on 28 April.

If you lodge your quarterly statements online, you may qualify for a two-week deferral. Find out if you’re eligible for the extra time by visiting [ Ato.gov.au Link ]
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Accelerate your understanding of commercialisation! Check out the new Entrepreneurs’ Programme publication – Accelerate.

The new Accelerate newsletter keeps you up-to-date with the latest news, events and success stories from Accelerating Commercialisation.

Read about some of the leading Australian entrepreneurs and businesses behind the commercialisation of innovation technology,...
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No matter the type of business you run, there’s always the potential for problems to arise between you and your suppliers.

If that happens, there’s no need to panic. Most disputes can be easily resolved quickly and simply by talking with your supplier.

Find out how to prevent and resolve a supplier dispute: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Resolving a dispute with your supplier

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We wrap up our Easter countdown today. Our last tip is to enjoy your Easter holiday and have a good break!

Our office and Contact Centre will be closed from 14-17 April. We will be back on board Monday 18 April to answer all your business questions.

Thanks for your support and Happy Easter from the team at business.gov.au.
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Opportunity to Meet Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme Staff!

Staff from the CRC Programme in the Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science will be at the CRC Association’s Conference on 23 – 25 May 2017 in Canberra, to meet with you to discuss potential applications.

If you wish to arrange a meeting, please contact the CRC Programme team:
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Get set for Easter! We’re choc-full of cracking tips and ideas to help you prepare and maintain your business through the seasonal peaks and troughs.

Hop to it - check out our 7 top tips to help your business to stay afloat and on course over the Easter break: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Due to the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the closing date for all applications for the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia Project Funding Round have been extended.

Applications will now close at 5:00pm AEST 22 May 2017. Find out more information: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Have you hatched a business idea or developed a new product or service?

Then crack on and protect your unique idea or intellectual property (IP) from theft or competition.

IP represents creations of the mind or intellect that can be legally owned. The laws allow for protection through:
• patents
• trademarks
• copyright
• designs
• circuit layouts
• plant breeder's rights.

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Don’t put all your eggs in one basket – it often pays to diversify your business. Importing and eggs-porting goods can help boost your business and drive growth.

Importing goods can help your business reach its goals and provide goods to customers that may not be available locally.

Exporting can open your business to new opportunities, reduce a dependence on local markets and increase your...
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Nine Australian businesses and research organisations will share $8.69 million in funding under the Global Innovation Linkages programme (GIL), a National Innovation and Science Agenda initiative.

The grants are an investment by the Australian Government to create stronger innovation and science links with global partners to help address industry challenges in the following priority industry...
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Nine Australian businesses and research organisations will share 869 million in funding

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Protect your business from unfair contracts – know your rights under the law!

Ensuring all small businesses are protected under the unfair contract law is a priority for the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) in 2017.

Read our latest news article to learn more about the unfair contract law: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Safeguard your business from unfair contracts

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Hiring great employees can be your greatest asset to your business.

Recruiting, attracting and retaining the right people can play a big role in achieving business success, so it's important to plan ahead when taking on employees.

To help you find egg-cellent staff, check out our helpful tips and resources, such as:
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• preparing to take on an...
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Whether you’re just starting out in business or been running for years, it’s important to organise your finances to help protect your #nestegg.

There is a few things you can add to your basket to help organise your finances:
• a business bank account
• a book keeping system
• preparing a budget
• payment types and invoicing templates
• managing your cash flow.

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Are you a business with research needs?

Businesses and researchers will connect at the Business-Research Match-up on Wednesday 24 May 2017 in Canberra.

As part of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Association’s conference - Collaborate | Innovate | 2017 on 23-25 May, the match-up provides participating businesses with a platform to access the wealth of knowledge and expertise of the...
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Have you hatched a great business idea?

Then it’s time to develop a business plan!

A business plan will help you:
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• position your business and stay on track
• help you get finance
• manage your operations.

Use our Business Plan Template and Guide to step you through the process to create a solid, well-structured and tailored plan.

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Are you thinking about Eggs-panding your business online?

Creating a strong online presence can promote awareness for your business and make it easy for your customers to find your products and services. It’s like going on a hopping great Easter egg hunt!

To help you stand out from the crowd and offer a unique service, there are plenty to ways to strengthen your online presence, such as: ...
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Bounce into market research to help you build a successful business.

Market research is a valuable tool to provide insights into statistics and data to help you make informed decisions about your:
• marketing options
• existing and potential customers needs
• competitors and what they are doing.

So get cracking and start using market research to improve your business: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Do you provide excellent training for your staff or apprentices?

If so, you could be eligible for an Australian Training Awards that recognises excellence in training across Australia.

Entries are now open for the 2017 Australian Training Awards. Read our article to find out more about the awards and the categories your business may be eligible for: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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ATTENTION: QLD & NSW Business Owners!

Has your business been affected by the recent Tropical Cyclone Debbie?

Make sure you know what support and assistance may be available if your business has been affected.

For the latest information, and to find out where you can get assistance, check out our updated article: [ Bit.ly Link ]
ATTENTION QLD NSW Business Owners Has your business been affected by the

Natural disaster and emergency assistance

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