Other business resources

Australian Small Business Advisory Services 

We support the Australian Small Business Advisory Services Digital Solutions program to provide targeted mentoring and advice to help small businesses succeed and grow.

Small businesses with fewer than 20 full-time (or equivalent) employees, and sole traders, can access one-on-one sessions and group workshops at a subsidised price.

This service is a great opportunity to learn from experienced advisors who understand your business needs and can help you grow your digital capabilities. 

For more information visit the Business Victoria website.

Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring Program

Delivering a business mentoring program in partnership with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to help small businesses navigate the economic challenges posed by COVID-19 restrictions.

Small Business Digital Adaptation Program

The digital adaptation program is a Victorian Government initiative that allows eligible businesses to trial and receive access to digital products, tools and training they can use to build digital capability in their operations.

Small Business Bus

Visit the Business Victoria website to find out how you can access friendly, professional assistance and expert advice from an experienced business mentor. 

Council currently has multiple visits scheduled for the Small Business Bus throughout the year. Details are released four weeks prior here.

Virtual Mentor Session

Whether you're planning, starting or growing your business, Business Victoria can help you to develop your business ideas and capabilities. A business expert will help to identify a clear direction for your business, discuss key issues and priorities, and develop a business action plan to achieve your goals, all for free. Available Monday to Friday, the sessions last 45 minutes and bookings are essential. 

Business Victoria

For all you need to know about managing a business in Victoria visit the Business Victoria website. 

ATO webinars

The Australian Tax Office has free webinars specifically for small business, to help you understand your tax obligations, record keeping, cash flow and more.

Visit the Australian Tax Office to view the webinars online.