Think Global, Shop Local

Looking locally first not only saves time, its better for the community, environment and helps you build relationships with other local businesses.

 

Main Street Australia

Main Street Australia (formally Community Business Centres Victoria) is a non-profit membership based association who look at promoting and developing traditional community shopping and business centres across Australia.

ICTC Society

This is a great worldwide organisation based in Australia looking at enhancing quality of life of those in cities, towns & communities through being environmentally, socially & economically sustainable as possible.

International Downtown Association (US)

BUSINESSarticles:

The great grocery 'swindle' (2008)

Meet the companies that prove Australian manufacturing isn’t dead (2012)
Independent grocers seek stricter rules to limit big chains (2007)
Shopper docket fuel myth: Real-time data shows small service stations cheapest (2016)
Shopper docket fuel discounts are so 2007 (2017)
Fruit and vegies: why do they cost so much, and who gets what? (2016)

Vegemite brand back in Australian hands after Bega deal (2017)
Are there any Aussie icon brands left? (2008)

Eaten by Singapore? (2007)

Australia's Foreign Investment Policy - AU Government (2016)

Business Adviser Network is a not for profit organisation with one simple objective, to help the owner/managers of Small and Medium sized businesses get access to the practical advice and assistance they need to help them run their businesses more effectively.

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