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Small Business Reference Group

The NSW Small Business Commissioner will meet regularly with a new group of small businesses and industry representatives from across the State to listen to their views and experiences and help shape future small business policy. 

Nine businesses and representatives have agreed to join the Commissioner’s new Small Business Reference Group (SBRG).  

The group builds on the success of the Small Business Reference Group which operated during the COVID-19 pandemic and advised the Commission and the NSW Government on appropriate support measures. 

Members of the SBRG: 

  • Luke Achterstraat - CEO, Council of Small Business Organisations Australia 
  • David Mumford - Director, RBK Nutraceuticals 
  • Yasmin Coe - Founder, Sweet Pea & Poppy 
  • Todd & Jenny Raffen - Owners, Almighty Industries 
  • Mark McKenzie - CEO, Australian Convenience & Petroleum Marketers Association
  • Tim Burt - Director, Future Skills Organisation
  • Kylie Yates - CEO, Civil Contractors Federation NSW
  • David Bare - NSW Director, Housing Industry Association
  • Amanda Gould - Director, Real Estate Institute of NSW

Small Business Reference Group Communique

July 2024 April 2024