ETC broke it all down for me so it was easy to understand how the NEIS program worked and helped make a smooth transition for me.
The course was very helpful to start up a micro-business, it also helps you to see if your business idea is viable.
It’s great to have the NEIS payment as back-up. I can make as much money as I want and still get the allowance.
My NEIS Mentor has taken the time to help me with getting a business loan and keeping on track with my business financial targets.
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.
Aboriginal Business Advisors can provide advice, support and referral services including:
Contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1800 007 400
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