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Shoplifting in the ACT fell 25% in 2020; can we keep it that way?

In the lead up to Christmas and Boxing Day sales, law enforcement will patrol shopping centres, actively targeting those looking for a five-finger discount.

ChooseCBR voucher program now live with over 250 businesses registered

The ACT Government’s 12-day ChooseCBR discount voucher scheme trial launched this morning with over 250 local businesses signed up.

Local travel agents fighting to stay afloat

Hit incredibly hard by the COVID recession, travel agents across Canberra have gone from looking at a good year to operating at a loss.

Queanbeyan gyms want to play by ACT rules

Queanbeyan small business owner Pip De Vries said the arbitrary difference in health restrictions between Canberra and Queanbeyan has cost her F45 gym some loyal clients and has restricted her earning capacity,...

Canberra business groups call for workers to return to the office

Canberra business groups are pushing to get workers back into the office while people continue working from home “if it works for them”.

ACT a tough setting to start and grow small business

A recently released national small business report shows those based in the ACT face some of the toughest conditions in the country.

Backlash on new alcohol health warning label

Local companies are frustrated with the lack of consultation in the lead up to a new mandatory pregnancy health warning on alcohol that was decided on Friday 17 July.

World Small Business Day: Canberra business numbers reach a new milestone

On World Small Business Day 2020, Canberra reaches an important milestone.

ACT anticipates trickle of tourism from 1 June

Some ACT tourism operators will return to operating next month following the NSW Government announcing they will allow for recreational travel from 1 June.

Canberra cafes and restaurants reopen to reduced numbers

From Saturday 16 May, a select number of Canberra's cafes, restaurants and other eateries welcomed diners for the first time since March.

Self-employed Australians take big financial hit

More than 80% of self-employed Australians say their profits have taken a significant hit because of COVID-19 restrictions, new analysis from the ANU shows.

Bookshop sells care packages for the soul

People are turning to books to see them through days spent inside, and Beyond Q bookshop is providing comfort for the soul with book-filled care packages.
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