ABS Institute help people who are unemployed or underemployed to start their own business and work for themselves via programs like:

New Business Assistance with NEIS

The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) is a self-employment program funded by the Australian Federal Government aimed at assisting unemployed people to explore the opportunities of self-employment as an alternative to gaining full time work. More info…

Exploring Being My Own Boss workshops

The ‘Exploring Being My Own Boss’ Workshops are designed to give you a taste of entrepreneurship, self-employment and support those that have a business idea or dream of being their own boss.

The workshops will cover 10 key topics to give you an appreciation of how to start your own business and whether entrepreneurship is a viable career path for you. Contact us for more information about workshop start dates and locations or register your interest online. More info…