BUSINESS RESOURCES AND LINKS
Starting or growing your business – seek new information from organisations and services available to offer assistance.
Note: we provide links to other websites or information sources as a courtesy, however, we do not vouch for, or take responsibility for, the information contained in any link.
The first point of reference for government assistance programs and services.
Provides a number of services to small businesses including export counselling
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Provide an enormous range of statistical information relevant to business. A fee is payable for some of the information.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The ACCC is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Trade Practices Act and administers the Prices Surveillance Act.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Provides information relating to company name and corporation information.
Australian Taxation Office
For all information relating to the Australian taxation system, including free seminars for small businesses.
Business Angels Pty Ltd
A Business Angel is an investor who provides an equity investment to growing or new companies.
Business Entry Point
An Australian and Victorian government initiative providing Internet access to information on taxation, superannuation, OH&S, customs and workplace relations.
Helps you access information on all government licences, permits, registrations, and state codes of practice, which are required for your Victorian business.
Consumer and Business Affairs Victoria
Deals with registration of business names as well as consumer affairs and fair trading.
A not-for-profit organisation which assists more than 1,800 innovators each year, helping to turn new ideas, inventions and innovations into viable products and new businesses.
Law Institute Victoria
Click on the public area of this website to access topics of interest to small businesses.
Swinburne Business Enterprise Centre
The Swinburne Business Enterprise Centre(BEC) provides services to the small business sector in the eastern region of Melbourne.
Victorian Employers Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Provides a range of advisory, consulting and training services to businesses. Members qualify for special rates.
Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Deals with equal opportunity, discrimination and human rights issues.
Provides assistance and advice to employers and employees about the Workplace Relations Act.