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‘Give small business a fair go at government contracts’

The small business ombudsman has urged the government to allocate a larger slice of government spending to small businesses, arguing for the need to change the current culture of risk aversion which has historically seen contracts pocketed by big companies.

‘Give small business a fair go at government contracts’
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  • July 31, 2020
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Speaking at the National Press Club on Wednesday, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, revealed that just 26 per cent of the 80,000 contracts published on AusTender in 2018–19 were awarded to SMEs.

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