Australia Post links
business.gov.au is an online government resource for the Australian business community. business.gov.au offers you simple and convenient access to all of 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.
The role of the Australian Small Business Commissioner is to:
- provide information and assistance to small businesses, including referral to dispute resolution services;
- represent small business interests and concerns to the Australian Government; and
- work with industry and government to promote a consistent and coordinated approach to small business matters.
COSBOA has a proud history of strong advocacy on small business issues ranging from taxation and workplace relations, through to competition law and retail tenancy. COSBOA was created by people who believed that small business needed a voice that was not also representing big business - as a result the COSBOA is now the county's peak body exclusively representing the interests of small business.
Small business is ASIC's largest customer. Of all the Australian companies and businesses registered with ASIC, approximately 96% are considered to be small businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
The SBAA is an active organisation that specialises in supporting and advocating for the SMEs (small and medium enterprises) sector. SBAA is supported by both small and big businesses, government and other key organisations making SBAA one of the fastest growing business organisation in the country.
ABS business demography statistics focus on measuring changes in the counts and characteristics of different types of business and changes in the demographics of business operators. While the ABS does not have information to profile a competitor, it is possible to look at competitors within a particular geographic area or in a particular industry.
The ATO is the principle revenue collection agency of the Australian government.
State Government resources
Small Biz Connect is a quality, personalised and highly subsidised business advisory program for small businesses in NSW.
Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.
Portal for small businesses in operating within Queensland.
Support for business start-ups and existing small and family businesses.
An online resource for small businesses in Tasmania.
WA Government agency providing practical advice and support to small businesses.
The Department of Business's primary responsibility is to be a key partner in stimulating and supporting the development of a competitive, responsible and prosperous business and employment environment.
Australia's largest and more representative business association, comprising state and territory chambers of commerce and national industry associations. The Australian Chamber speaks on behalf of the Australia Business community at home and abroad.
The NSW Business Chamber is the state's peak business organisation. As an independent not-for-profit organisation, they are dedicated to helping businesses of all sizes to maximise their potential.
VECCI is the peak body for business in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 15,000 members, customers and clients around the state.
The CCIQ is a voice for Queensland business, big and small. By advocating on behalf of our members, influencing government policy and reducing red tape, CCIQ is able to make businesses more efficient and profitable.
For 175 years Business SA has existed for one reason: to support South Australian businesses both large and small.
The TCCI is an independent membership organisation that positively leads the Tasmanian business community.
CCI Is a not-for-profit, member driven organisation providing quality, cost-effective information, professional services and support for businesses.
Established in 1957 the Chamber of Commerce NT is the largest employer association in the Northern Territory. An independent, not-for-profit and non-government body - their membership and offices space the Territory.