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  • Opportunity for write-off extended June 21, 2017 Small businesses in the South West have been encouraged to make use of the instant asset write-off, as the Turnbull Government has extended it by a year to 30 June 2018. Under the initiative, businesses with a turnover of less than $10 million are eligible to apply. Member for Forrest Nola Marino said the write-off would help ...
  • SW business urged to use asset initiative June 21, 2017 SMALL businesses in the South West have been encouraged to make use of the instant asset write-off, as the Turnbull Government has extended it by a year to 30 June 2018. Under the Liberal-led government’s initiative, businesses with a turnover of less than $10 million are eligible to apply. Member for Forrest Nola Marino said the write-off ...
  • Small business write-offs June 20, 2017 Small businesses are encouraged to apply for the instant asset write-off before the end of this financial year, which has been extended to June 30 next year. Small businesses with a turnover of less than $10 million are eligible to apply. Forrest MHR Nola Marino said the asset write-off would improve cash flow for small businesses, providing ...
  • Mobile black spot no more June 14, 2017 Businesses and residents in Ferguson Valley are benefitting from new and improved mobile coverage after a new site was officially launched under the Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal member for Forrest Nola Marino, South West MLC Colin Holt and Member for Collie-Preston Mick Murray were among the Telstra, state and local government representatives gathered at Ferguson ...
  • Cuppas raised for cancer cure June 13, 2017 Cancer has affected many families in the Bunbury community, which is why people flock to the chance of supporting those working towards combating the disease. The Patchers and Quilters Club, in conjunction with the Stirling Street Arts Centre, did its part to support cancer research by holding its annual Cuppa for Cancer event on May 27. Club ...
  • Research urged before switching to NBN June 9, 2017 About 1900 homes and businesses in Margaret River can now switch to the National Broadband Network, with another 2000 premises in Prevelly, Gnarabup, and nearby to switch on in coming weeks. NBN media officer Ebony Aitken said 560 premises on the outskirts of town were already on fixed wireless, and more remote houses were on satellite. She ...
  • Emphasis on alcohol and drugs June 8, 2017 Member for Forrest Nola Marino is encouraging people to attend the Alcohol and other Drug Community Connections event in Bunbury today. The special event will be held at St Augustine Church between 2pm and 3.30pm, with members of the Federal Department of Health, the Primary Health Network and the Australian Drug Foundation all in attendance To ...
  • Export Awards June 6, 2017 South West businesses can be recognised for putting products on the world stage with entries open for the 55th Australian Export Awards. Forrest MHR Nola Marino encouraged local entries and said Australia’s exporters generated far-reaching benefits for the national economy. For more information on how to enter visit exportawards.gov.au. Source: Harvey-Waroona Reporter.
  • Shed will focus on health June 6, 2017 Relantionship breakdowns, unemployment and health issues are contributing factors to depression, and the Bunbury Men’s Shed is making sure its members remain in good mental and physical health. The Bunbury Men’s Shed will be running a 22-week mental and physical health program for its members after receiving a $5000 grant from the Federal Government as part ...
  • Trade deal has SW potential June 2, 2017 South West businesses and tourism could see benefits from a free-trade agreement between Australia and Hong Kong, including the potential to operate without an on-the-ground presence. Last month, it was announced the Federal Government had launched negotiations to secure an FTA with Hong Kong, a move Member for Forrest Nola Marino said would be “modern” and ...
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