This proposed change has been released to the public for consultation.
The Ombudsman functions and powers will include:
• Commonwealth-wide advocate for small business and family enterprises;
• Concierge for dispute resolutions; and
• Contributor to the development of small business friendly Commonwealth laws and regulations
Interested parties can submit their comments on the exposure draft legislation by no later than Tuesday, 7 April 2015.
Submissions can be made either by post or electronically.
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