Council helps connect, inform and support Shire businesses so they can succeed, grow, create local jobs and enhance the economic well-being of the Shire.
Local Chambers of Commerce
Networks of local businesses whose goal is to further the interests of their business community. Council's Economic Development Unit provides support and meets regularly with the Sutherland Shire Business Chamber (SSBC). The SSBC is a collaboration of Executive Members from each of the following six local Chambers of Commerce:
If you are looking to join forces with new business partners, build relationships with other local businesses and have community representation on local issues, become a Chamber of Commerce member.
Council supported business networks
Other resources for business
Australian Business Licence and Information Service
Helps you find government licences, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to know about to meet your compliance responsibilities.
Australian Business Limited
Aids the growth and cause of business by offering its members products and services that help them to build, sustain and grow their businesses.
Australian Industry and Defence Network
This is the peak industry association for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) wishing to do business in the defence and security sectors.
Australian Industry Group
Assists Australian industry with a focus on building competitive and sustainable industries through global integration, skills development, productive and flexible workplace relations, infrastructure development and innovation.
Australian Trade Commission
Provides assistance in development at international market level, winning foreign direct investment, promoting international education, strengthening Australia's tourism industry, assistance with consular and passport services.
Offers simple and convenient access to all the government information, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
Department of Industry
Consolidates the Australian Government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness by bringing together industry, energy, resources, science and skills.
Export Council of Australia
Grant services, networking, support, awards/recognition, trade policy, exporter advocacy.
Find grants and assistance to help you start, run and grow your business.
Coworking space at Miranda offering businesses an affordable, flexible and professional office space.
NSW Trade and Investment
Collaborating and supporting businesses, industries and communities to advance investment, trade, innovation, productivity and regional growth across all sectors.
A one stop shop for local business to access a full marketing solution to expose & promote both online & offline, target market, advertise, gain local insights, share information & referral opportunities.
Small Business Commissioner NSW
Providing services to small business such serving as a neutral party in mediation and dispute resolution between small businesses or between a small business and a larger one or between a small business and government; providing high quality business advice and advisors with access to world class tools; speaking up for small businesses within government.
Small Biz Tool Kit
This program provides online checklists, planning tools and case studies to plan, start, run and grow your business.
Assists small and medium size enterprises to achieve long term success in international business. The program addresses the needs of individual businesses drawing on the combined resources of Austrade and the TradeStart Partner. Initiatives include Asian Business Engagement Program; Exporting Online; Women in Global Business; Australian Suppliers Directory
Realise Business (formerly BEC Southern Sydney)
Providing business advice, training, coaching and networking opportunities for all businesses. Centrally located at Kirrawee.
Enquiries can be directed to Sutherland Shire Council's Economic Development Unit on 9710 0892 or email@example.com