Supporting Small Business


The Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) offers free business advice​ to help current and aspiring small business owners in Western Australia.

The areas of advice they can assist you with include but are not limited to;

  • starting a small business;
  • business structures;
  • writing your business plan;
  • market research;
  • business licences and permits  

Business Local Outreach Program

The SBDC runs the Business Local Outreach Program​ which provides subsidised access to enterprise skill development sessions. These sessions are presented by providers with expertise in a range of areas such as;

  • financial literacy;
  • business systems;
  • contracting and tendering;
  • ​marketing
  • digital literacy; 

Sessions can be delivered in a variety of formats including workshops, webinars and forums. You can view the upcoming schedule to keep updated on sessions happening around you.

Perth Business Workshops

The Small Business Development Corporation also runs a range of workshops in the Perth area​.

Online Business Resources

The SBDC have a range of online resources to help you assess new business ideas and provides online advice on a range of topics including;

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