ITeC are presenting Aboriginal Business workshops in March and April 2024. If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your business, take a look at the free workshops coming up.

Financial opportunities for your Aboriginal business.

Are you interested in securing business finance for your new or existing business? Are you aware of the financial opportunities, program, and services available to you?

Embrace the opportunity to discuss your dream business journey with seasoned professionals by your side through the Aboriginal Business Advisory Initiative Program.

At this online workshop, you will hear from Laitia Koroiwasa from IBA discuss:

1. What Business Loans are available to you at a low interest rate.

2. What Start Up Finance is available for things like websites, infrastructure etc.

3. Business Workshops by IBA that include starting, growing and running your business.

4. Further information about their Strong Women Strong Business program.

We will also hear form Shelley McCarthy from Manyrivers Micro Finance small business loans, on their programs and services available to you.

Discover the path to entrepreneurship with Richard Davis, ITeC’s ABAI Business Advisor and network with other Indigenous business owners to increase your list of contacts and support other Indigenous businesses. Empower your future today with Illawarra ITeC’s ABAI program!

Online – Thursday 21 March 2024, 4pm – 5:30pm
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Understanding Your Business Accounting

Would you like to understand the basics of your business financial management, taxation matters and the financing of your business?

Garry Pinch Chartered Accountant from Accounting Professionals is going to run through the basics of:

• Financial Terminology 101.

• Business Tax – the basics of GST, PAYG, Income Tax and CGT.

• Accounting Software selection, getting started and reporting.

• Pricing Products and services to make a profit.

• Financial Budgets and Targets – how to manage a sustainable business.

• Accounting for Accounts receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll processes and procedures.

• Sources of Capital to get started – grants, angel investors, bank loads and other sources.

• The secrets of the most successful businesses – what makes them different.

At this ITeC ABAI Program Workshop, you will be able to connect with other Indigenous businesspeople to explore business to business sales and build relationships. You will also be able to discover the path to entrepreneurship with Aboriginal Business Advisory Initiative (ABAI) Manager Richard Davis.

When: Wednesday 10th April 2024 10am to 12noon, followed by a light lunch
Venue: Illawarra ITeC 1 – 5 Miller Street Coniston
RSVP: For catering purposes by 8th April 2024
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To attend these workshops, you must self-identity as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.  
This program is funded by the NSW Government ‘Aboriginal Business Advisory Initiative (ABAI)’ Program. ABAI is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.