Business Support Programs

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Easy to do Business

Get a free personal concierge to help you open your business. Sutherland Shire Council has partnered with Service NSW's 'Easy To Do Business' program to simplify the process for setting up and growing your business.

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Business Connect

Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start or grow your small business.



Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Digital Solution


  Australian Small Business Advisory Services and Digital Solutions program delivers low cost, high quality digital advisory services to Australian Small Businesses.

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Realise Business

Realise Business is our local provider of the Business Connect and ASBAS Program. Their team can provide business advice, education and support to small and medium businesses across the Sydney region.

  • 4 hours free business advice
  • websites and online selling
  • digital marketing and social media
  • online security and data privacy
  • business acceleration coaching
  • networking events
  • business advertisement and SEO benefits
  • educational workshops.

                                              businessgovau.jpg is an online government resource for the Australian business community offering you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, assistance, forms and services you need on planning, starting and growing your business. Also find a grant for you and your business using the NSW Governments grant finder. Provide your postcode, industry, and what you are looking for e.g. Grants or funding or tick all options and all the grants will be listed for you.


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Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO)

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) provides assistance to small businesses in dispute with other businesses or Commonwealth government agencies and advocates on behalf of small businesses and family enterprises. The Ombudsman is independent and has the legislative power needed to effectively influence lawmakers, ensuring legislation and regulations are put in place to help small businesses grow, as well as to help support the freedom to innovate, employ and thrive.




 NSW Small Business Commission (NSWSBC)

The NSW Small Business Commission (NSWSBC) speaks up and advocates for small businesses in government. We help the sector operate smoothly by providing resources, strategic advice and free to low-cost mediation to thousands of small businesses each year. We also promote lasting change for small businesses through policy harmonisation and regulatory reform.  





Australian Taxation Office - Small Business Education, Prevention and Support

Delivering small business education packages: free workshops, webinars, business conversations, face-to-face, networking and training opportunities. 



Department of Employment Skills, Small and Family Business

 Offers a range of initiatives to help you start, grow or manage your small business.


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