Online Resources

Australia’s competition regulator and national consumer law champion. We promote competition and fair trading and regulate national infrastructure to make markets work for everyone. The ACCC’s online education programs for small businesses, tertiary students and prospective franchisees are available at www.ccaeducationprograms.org. Keep up with all the latest ACCC news and events by joining its Small Business Information Network at www.accc.gov.au/sbin.

This site is an entry point for all things agricultural.

Recruiting? Post jobs online for free through this national job vacancy database.

The Australian Government Tender System provides up-to-date information on public business opportunities advertised by various federal government departments.

The Department of Industry and Science’s single business service provides streamlined access to information for Australian businesses such as how to plan, start and run a business and access government programmes.

Go to the ‘training and skills’ section of the website for all the latest government policy information on apprenticeships, traineeships and vocational education and training.

Initiatives dedicated to promoting internationally competitive and sustainable business in Australia.

Work with business to strengthen the State’s global competitiveness, promote investment and job creation and build business capability.

Aimed at promoting economic, social and regional development by enhancing Australia ‘s infrastructure.

The Fair Work Ombudsman is an independent statutory office. They promote productive and cooperative workplace relations and ensure compliance with workplace laws.

Small Business is Australia’s fastest growing sector – the Flying Solo business community site was created for those running a small business of one to five people. Here the solo and micro business owner will find small business forums, a small business directory, free resources, help, tips and advice on: starting a small business; working smarter when working from home; effective small business marketing; small business networking; the solo psyche; staying balanced as a small business owner; small business technology advice and small business finance tips.

All the information you’ll need to secure your intellectual property including patents and trademarks.

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government initiative that aims to bring together all levels of government to enhance the growth and development of regional Australia.