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1 October, 2021

Somerset businesses invited to roundtable

Somerset business owners and operators are invited to a virtual business roundtable with their Federal Member and Labor’s Deputy Leader, Richard Marles.

Somerset businesses, including Kilcoy, are invited to a business roundtable with Shayne Neumann, Federal MP for Blair, and Richard Marles, Shadow Minister for Employment, Skills and Small Business

Shayne Neumann, Federal MP for Blair, is holding the forum on 5 October 2021 via Zoom.

“With the many challenges posed by the pandemic, including ongoing border closures, the threat of lockdowns and the pace of the vaccine rollout, I know local businesses have been under extreme pressure,” Mr Neumann said.

“One of the things the pandemic has highlighted is the need to support Australian businesses, particularly Australian-made manufacturing and Australian-made products.

“On a local level, I believe it’s been vital to support local businesses and manufacturers, including our small and emerging enterprises.

“The roundtable discussion will provide an opportunity for local businesses to outline what measures the local business sector needs to recover from the financial shock of COVID-19 and to stimulate the local economy.”

The roundtable will feature Richard Marles, Labor’s Deputy Leader and the Shadow Minister for Employment, Skills and Small Business.

Mr Neumann said the lockdown measures have kept Mr Marles in Victoria, prompting the use of an online meeting format.

The Roundtable is on Tuesday 5 October at 5:30pm via ZOOM.

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