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Bill Lang
Director, Small Business Australia
03 9473 3625

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How does Small Business Australia work?

Small Business Australia conducts research among small business owners and their team members to understand their key needs and issues and then campaigns to have these needs addressed by all levels of government. Small Business Australia works alongside Policy Think Tanks, Research Providers and other Business and Industry groups to proactively work with politicians of all persuasions.

Facts about small business in Australia*

  • There are over 2 million actively trading businesses in Australia that are covered by the Small Business Australia banner.
  • Over 4.5 million team members work in small business
  • It is estimated that over 200,000 people in any year want to start a small business.

*Source: ABS, Cat 8165.0 (Counts of Australian Business including entries and exits – June 2007).