House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Inquiry into small business in Australia
On 31 May 1990, the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology tabled its report entitled Small business in Australia: Challenges, problems and opportunities.
To view or print the report, you will need Adobe Acrobat® PDF Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe.®
This report is available in two parts to reduce download size.
If you have difficulty accessing the report, please contact the Committee Office.
This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 8 chapters and 5 appendices.
Small business in Australia: Challenges, problems and opportunities
Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 4 (PDF 5693KB)
Contents, Terms of Reference, Committee Membership, List of Abbreviations, Preface, List of Recommendations and Conclusions
Ch1: Small business - an identity crisis?
Ch2: Contribution of small business to the economy and aspects of small business growth and closure
Ch3: Regulation review
Ch4: Trade practices and tenancy
Part B: Chapter 5 to Appendix 5 (end) (PDF 7530KB)
Ch5: Taxation reform
Ch6: Finance for small business
Ch7: Management education and training
Ch8: Other matters
Appendix 1: Conduct of the inquiry
Appendix 2: Submissions received
Appendix 3: Witnesses
Appendix 4: Exhibits
Appendix 5: Bibliography
Back to top