Business resources and links

Below are a range of links to services that can assist your business.

State government business support departments

Business Connect

Access a business advisor for one-on-one advice and support to help you at whatever stage of business you are in. From starting and managing your business, to growing and expanding, dispute resolution or staffing, Business Connect will help you link you to a business advisor. Business Connect website

Business Continuity

 The NSW Government has published a template for a Business Continuity Plan.  To create a plan to help your business survive unexpected events download the template.


NSW Department of Business

A State Government portal for business events, support and information. NSW Department of Industry website

NSW Small Business Commissioner

An advocacy service for small business, with a Dispute Resolution Unit and a Retail Tenancy Unit. Small Business Commissioner Website

NSW Office of Fair Trading

Advises business and traders on fair and ethical practise. NSW Office of Fair Trading website

Federal government business agencies

A Federal Government website with access to information, forms and services for business. Website

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

Helping eligible individuals setup and run their own small business. NEIS can help participants create a business plan, provide them with accredited training in small business and provide advice and mentoring for the first 12 months of operation.  All at no cost.  For more information and to find the local provider go to this link

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data to assist business operators with market research, profiling customers and planning a business case. Australian Bureau of Statistics Website


AUSTrade helps Australian companies grow their business overseas, providing information on export markets, grants and assistance, and opportunities for expanding business outside Australia. AUSTrade website

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Provides advice and assistance programs to support science, commercialisation and business investment. Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website


The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) provides information on your obligations as a small business. If you operate as a registered company, you will need to comply with the relevant laws that govern companies. You can find information to ensure your compliance as well as how to register your business name and company. ASIC website


The Australian Tax Office offer a range of tools and services to help make it easier for you to get your tax and super right. ATO website

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Page last updated: 29 Sep 2021