Port Macquarie man David Kinney has wanted to open a comic book store since he was a kid and now his dream has become a reality thanks to the NEIS Program.
I learned the nuts and bolts of what I have to do, from insurance to taxes. Helen from ETC was wonderful throughout the whole process. The NEIS Program helped make this business a reality and for me to fulfil my life-long dream.
You don’t have to be the next Richard Branson to have your own business! But you do need to work hard to make it successful. In short, the challenges of owning your own business are unique and very different to being employed. To find out if being your own boss is suitable for you, ETC are running a program to give people the chance to explore opportunities to start their own business.
New Business Assistance with NEIS offers approved applicants:
To participate in New Business Assistance with NEIS you must be registered with a jobactive or Disability Employment Services provider. Of course, your provider can tell you if you are eligible.
Also, you must:
Additionally, your NEIS business must:
This is a great series of relevant workshops conducted over two weeks (25 hours per week) It’s even fully subsidised by the Australian Government.
The program covers the following topics:
Find workshop dates:
If after the workshops you’re keen to progress your business idea, then contact us about New Business Assistance with NEIS!
The AEDO program aims to increase the confidence and expertise of Aboriginal people to become self-employed and to encourage an entrepreneurial culture within Aboriginal communities. ETC provides the AEDO program in the NSW North Coast from Grafton to Tweed Heads.
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