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Looking for the latest information to help you run a business in Western Australia? The SBDC Blog provides practical support and advice to help you make the most of your business.
05 March 2021

Latest developments on coronavirus restrictions - 5 March

Details of the phased lifting of coronavirus restrictions according to the WA Roadmap (as at 5 March 2021).

02 March 2021

End of commercial tenancy COVID-19 support

Commercial tenancy COVID-19 protections end on 28 March 2021. Find out the important changes for commercial tenants and landlords from that date.

24 February 2021

Small Business Friendly Approvals Program Launches

The first three local government authorities have commenced SBDC’s Small Business Friendly Approvals Program to improve the operating environment for local small businesses.

23 February 2021

Changes to Single Touch Payroll reporting

Changes to Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting for micro business owners and businesses with closely held payees will come into effect from 1 July 2021.

08 February 2021

Re-opening? A checklist to get you started

Prepare your business to reopen with our handy checklist of tasks to consider.

05 February 2021

A personal thank you to small businesses

As we transition out of lockdown in Western Australia, our Small Business Commissioner recognised and commended small businesses for their role in keeping WA safe.

05 February 2021

WA Government small business stimulus/relief package

The Western Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support WA’s small business owners during the coronavirus (as at 5 February 2021).

03 February 2021

Mandatory contact registers for businesses

Contact registers will be a mandatory requirement for specified businesses and premises. Find out what you need to do. Last updated: 3 February 2021.

25 January 2021

How to know if your business idea will work

We’ve all been there at some point: unhappy in the workplace and looking for a career change or just want to make a go of it on your own – starting a new business is a big deal.

22 January 2021

COVID-19 support package end dates

To help you stay on top of the winding down of coronavirus support packages, we have put together this summary of important dates.

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