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Here you will find the latest news from Adelaide Business Hub and the greater community. Information will include latest news, announcements, and upcoming workshops for small businesses.

Have your Say

City of Port Adelaide Enfield are excited to announce the commencement of the first round of engagement for the development of the City of PAE’s first Integrated Transport Strategy (ITS).

The development of the ITS 2021-31 is the opportunity for us to plan for and create a people-friendly transport environment that aligns with council strategies and leaves us well placed to respond to changing environments.

The key themes of the ITS will include:

• Traffic management and road safety

• Active modes of transport - walking and cycling

• Parking management

• Public transport

This important body of work will influence many areas across Council and the project team will be engaging with our internal stakeholders over the coming weeks to discuss current challenges and future opportunities to be considered in the preparation of the draft strategy.

The first round of community engagement will be open to the public till 5pm Friday 7 August 2020 and further information can be viewed via the below link to Council’s have your say website.

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SA Small Business: In conversation with the Premier

We all need to rethink our business models and see new opportunities on the horizon.

Let’s start to overcome the challenges brought about by C19 and work towards building a positive future for our small businesses.

Watch our event that features the
Hon Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia.

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Alert Priority HIGH: Australian governments and companies targeted by a sophisticated state-based actor

What’s happened?

The Australian Government is currently aware of, and responding to, a sustained targeting of Australian governments and companies by a sophisticated state-based actor.

A range of tactics, techniques and procedures are being used to target multiple Australian networks. It’s important that Australian companies are alert to this threat and take steps to enhance the resilience of their networks. Cyber security is everyone’s responsibility.

What your IT managers can do

Accounting Advice

The instant asset write-off will be extended by a further six months to 31st of December 2020

The scheme provides immediate tax deductions for small and medium-sized businesses, rather than a depreciation model over several years.

Businesses with an annual turnover of less than $500 million per annum are able to take advantage of the extended scheme, expected to cost $300 million. Some 3.5 million businesses are eligible.

Assets purchased can be new or second hand, and the threshold for each asset is $150,000 (up from the previous $30,000).

The threshold was to have been lowered to $1000 on 1 July, but the extension of the scheme has deferred this change for the moment.

Further information and eligibility criteria can be found on the ATO website here (although I note the end date hasn't been updated yet):

ATO-Small business instant asset write off

Urgent Alert to all businesses that were required to close as part of Covid19 Restrictions

Urgent Alert to all businesses that were required to close as part of #COVID19 restrictions.

You must create a COVID-Safe Plan before reopening.

Further details and the process on how to make a plan can be found here:

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Digital Solutions & Business Recovery for Small Business

Adelaide Business Hub is delivering the Commonwealth funded Digital Solutions Program to small businesses operating in SA. In challenging times we have now added a new stream to the program to help small business owners build opportunities for Business Recovery

Businesses with an active ABN and employing less than 20 people, are invited to participate.

Register for workshops here

Western Area Business Helpline

Adelaide Business Hub has put together practical support services to help small business owners in Western Adelaide solve problems, meet challenges and receive up to date information during this crisis.

Sponsored by the Western Alliance of Councils.

Our qualified business advisors are ready to talk with you about the issues that you are facing in your business right now. They are experienced small business people who appreciate the challenges that everyone is facing on a daily basis.

Note that for reasons of confidentiality, our call back will show ‘No Caller ID’. However, when you pick up, our ABH Business Advisor will identify themselves immediately.

To receive a call back from a member of our helpline team

Register for a call back

Upcoming Business Survival Webinars

We are facing challenges so let’s use our time wisely: We want you to survive the coming months and importantly, think positively about what to do differently and what to do better going forward.

Our Business Survival Webinars aim to do just that. Spend an hour with an expert and each other, to strengthen you and your business.

Book for our current webinars here

Links and Resources

Adelaide Business Hub has put together a great package of information, templates and practical tools to help you grow your business.

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How can NWBA help you?

We are incredibly lucky to have the support of our Partners and Sponsors.

They assist you and your business(es). Please show your support for them.

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Coronavirus information & govt support

Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing of the new government support measures for Australian Businesses.

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