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Greens’ Christmas Grinches

  Proposed amendments to the Holidays Act will mean that hundreds of thousands of SA workers will no longer have a public holiday on the Monday after Christmas Day.   Treasurer Rob Lucas said this was an “outrageous attack on worker entitlements” and the Marshall Liberal Government will strongly oppose the Greens’ proposal.   “The…


Latest business COVID cash grants tax exempt

  Recent rounds of the Government’s business support cash grants paid to eligible COVID-affected small and medium businesses will be exempt from Commonwealth income tax, following a request by the Marshall Government.   Treasurer Rob Lucas wrote to Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last month, seeking the COVID-19 Business Support Grant – July program and the…


$57m in small business cash grants out the door as COVID economic recovery continues

  Thousands of small and medium businesses impacted by COVID-19 trading restrictions – from restaurants, cafes and hotels to tourism operators, gyms and hairdressers – have received almost $57 million in cash grants in the past month, as the Marshall Government continues to support their strong ongoing economic recovery.   To date, 19,633 eligible businesses…