Small Business Owners Not Impressed

Perth small business owners say they are so far underwhelmed by the Federal election campaign, arguing neither major party is targeting their sector. Perth-based Katie Liew founded not-for-profit social enterprise The Underground Collaborative with the aim to help break the cycles of homelessness for women and young people.

“Not only as a small business but also as an organisation which exists to tackle social issues, I haven’t seen nearly enough focus and resourcing to address these wicked problems,” Ms Liew said.

She said the next elected government would need to prioritise looking at current regulatory and legislative frameworks to further address issues such as homelessness and mental health.

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