Minister for Small Business John Barilaro is encouraging the Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese small business communities to meet with recently recruited multicultural business advisors in Fairfield, Merrylands and Cabramatta.
On board the Small Biz Bus in June will be four dedicated business advisors to support small business owners with frontline services that helps their businesses grow and develop.
“The advisors have joined the Small Biz Connect initiative to help deliver greater economic opportunities for culturally diverse communities in Western Sydney,” Mr Barilaro said.
“Small businesses in Western Sydney should jump on the Small Biz Bus to take advantage of these extended services at no cost to them,” Mr Barilaro said.
Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka said that almost one third of small business operators were born overseas and the NSW Government wants to ensure all small business operators have the tools and advice available to help their businesses grow.
The Small Biz Bus will be at the following locations:
· Wednesday 3 June, Corner of Council Lane and Spencer St, Fairfield from 9am to 3pm, and
· Friday 5 June, McFarlane St Car Park, Merrylands from 9am to 3pm
· Friday 26 June, Auburn Central Shopping Centre Forecourt, Auburn from 9am to 3pm
To book an appointment on the Small Biz Bus or to be connected to your an Arabic, Vietnamese, Chinese or Korean speaking small business advisor please call 02 8222 4805 or call the Translation Interpreting Service on 131 450 and ask to be connected to 02 8222 4805.
Multicultural resources are available through a special language portal at www.smallbusiness.nsw.gov.au.