Happy National Family Business Day

The wait is over - it's National Family Business Day!

Family businesses are the backbone of Australia, representing approximately 70 percent of all Australian businesses and employing approximately 50 percent of the Australian workforce.

Many of Australia’s largest and most loved companies are family businesses including Brown Brothers, Coopers Brewery, Akubra Hats, Haighs Chocolates, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, Kennards Hire & Self Storage, Paspaley and Wittner Shoes.

But it’s not just the large businesses that make a difference. The local corner store where you buy your morning paper, the vet you take your dog to for its annual check-up, the plumber who fixed your leaking tap, they are all most likely family-owned Australian businesses.

All family businesses, no matter how small or large they are, have one collective thing in common. They all have a family business story to tell. Whether they’re a multi-generation business, a dynamic husband and wife duo or siblings – each of their businesses are interwoven with their family values and ethos. Family businesses aren’t just in business for profits. With your support, they are building a legacy and future for their families for generations to come.

Find out more about FBA here

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