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Business grants and funding

Whether you are a small or large enterprise, if you’re doing business in Australia, a guided search of Grant Finder will help you find grants, funding or support programs.

Provided by business.gov.au, it only takes 5 minutes to find a grant using Grant Finder. Simply nominate your industry, postcode and interest and the eligible grants will be listed for you.

Business support programs

If you're looking to start or grow your business, there's a range of government resources available to help you get up and running successfully.

ASBAS provides services that help small businesses make the most of digital tools including websites, online security, business software and more.

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) provides assistance to small businesses in dispute with other businesses or Commonwealth government agencies.

The Australian Taxation Office website includes tools and services to assist with tax and superannuation.

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

Business.gov.au is a federal government program supporting businesses in Australia. Includes a business grant finder.

Department of Employment and Workplace Relations - enables access to quality skills, training and employment to support Australians to find secure work in fair, productive and safe workplaces.

Service NSW can provide a personal concierge to help you open your business.

The NSW Small Business Commission (NSWSBC) advocates for small businesses in government.

Realise Business is a local provider of the Business Connect and ASBAS Program. Providing business advice, education and support to small and medium businesses.

Business Networks

Networking is one of the most effective and least expensive methods you can use to build your business in your local area. Each week Sutherland Shire has many exciting business events running to help your businesses grow, connect and learn.

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