Micro Enterprise Project

Micro Enterprise Project (MEP) can support you to start your own small business which is aligned with your own passions, skills and situation.

When most of us meet somebody new one of the first questions we ask, or are asked, is “what do you do?” Our aim is to give people the dignity of having a good answer to that question.

If you would like to talk about how to get started

If you are interested in learning more



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“While paperwork can be annoying at the best of times, Adelaide resident Emily West has made paper work for her.” ABC Adelaide interviewed Emily and her family and put together a story about the conception of her Micro Enterprise business “Shred-Em, and how it lead to a partnership with Zoos […]

Shred Em – featured on ABC news





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The NDIS spoke with Jak and his mum Fiona about Jak’s Micro Enterprise. Read the article on NDIS.gov.au Employment can be meaningful and rewarding for everyone The community awareness campaign, ‘Discover Micro Enterprise – Exploring the Possibilities Project’ is funded through an Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant with […]

Jak’s Gems – NDIS news article





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The step-by-step MEP process Discovery: Identify your skills, passions and available resources Exploration: Craft product ideas and design your business model Creation: Launch your business, test products and refine Operation: Monitor your business success and adjust it as needed. An MEP Consultant is contracted to work with each person guiding […]

Discovery, Exploration, Creation, Operation




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Go Get ‘Em is a registered business which runs Emily’s business and employs Kiera, Emily’s Business Assistant. Go Get ‘Em is a microbusiness; what this means is that it exists only to provide for Emily’s direct benefit. It is a vehicle for Emily’s growth, development and independence.Emily is working for […]

Go Get ‘Em – Errands with Heart