Business resources

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The Business Toolkit provides quick and easy access to a range of services and advice to help start, grow, and expand your business.


Council has brought together a range of data sets to create the Economic Data Dashboard.

Business information

My Business Service NSW - Online resources and support to make opening or expanding a small business easier.

Business Connect provides access to trusted independent business advice and events to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.

Business support

Government support

Government support is provided to businesses by both the NSW Government and the Australian Government

Chambers of Commerce

To expand your network and network with other local businesses, there are three Chambers of Commerce active in the area.

View contact details

Co-working spaces

There are a number of co-working spaces in our area to enable you to work in a more business environment in your local community alongside like-minded businesses, build your networks, and access information and advice.

View locations and contact details

Grants and financial assistance

  • Council’s free Grant Finder service provides a comprehensive list of available grant and funding opportunities
  • The NSW Government offer a range of Grants and loans

Permits, approvals, fees and compliance

Your business operation may need a range of permits and approvals for which there are compliance requirements and fees payable.

These include:

Business training sessions

  • The Australian Government’s Events & Training finder can help you to improve your business skills and grow your network. Use this search to find an event in your area or online.
  • The Better Business Partnership (BBP) is a free sustainable business program funded working with businesses to save money through reduced energy, water and waste bills, improve their environmental performance, and provide promotion through Better Business Awards and recognition of the business's actions.