Government Cuts $119 Million Small Business Training Grants Program

Government Cuts $119 Million Small Business Training Grants Program
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The Federal Government has given the Industry Skills Fund, which offered skills and training grants to small and medium businesses (SMBs), the chop.

The Fund was cut in the mid-year budget update. Treasurer Scott Morrison said the fund was being underutilised and businesses still have access to a number of grants and assistance programs.

On the Industry Skills Fund website, there is a notice that says the program will cease to accept applications for funding from midnight 31 December 2016.



  • And yet they have no qualms reducing corporate taxes, while doing naff all for the small business. This Gov’t has its priorities all wrong!

    • And worse, they dress up their multinational corporate tax cuts as “small business tax relief” and “job creation”. Neither is true of course, but that’s the narrative.

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