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AusIndustry is a specialist program delivery division within the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. AusIndustry provides a range of incentives that actually assist businesses to grow. ABS can help you to understand and use statistics to make informed decisions. Along with free statistics, they also provide related information and services on a wide range of economic, social matters and environmental matters. The Australian Business Register (ABR) is an extensive database that identities information provided by businesses when they register for an Australian business number (ABN). The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure services. Its primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the Commonwealth competition, fair trading and consumer protection laws. offers you simple and convenient access to all 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 Australian Taxation Office is the Government's principal revenue collection agency, and is part of the Treasurer's portfolio. Our role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians. The Australian Trade Commission – Austrade – is the Australian Government’s trade and investment development agency. Through their global network, they assist Australian companies to succeed in international business, attract productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promote Australia's education sector internationally.

Business Enterprise Centres throughout Australia are able to offer businesses a range of services and assistance. Whether you are starting up a new business or wanting to improve your existing business, your local BEC office can provide the support and help you require.

Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.

Regulator of Victoria’s consumer whose purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed traders and consumers.

Find government grants and assistance for individuals, businesses and communities.

Administrator of intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder's rights.

If you are an eligible job seeker and are interested in starting and running a small business, you may be able to access assistance through the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) is the peak body for employers in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 15,000 members, customers and clients around the State.

Working with the community to deliver outstanding workplace safety, together with quality care and insurance protection to workers and employers.

12 step online program designed to help small to medium size businesses become more sustainable and save money.



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