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Note: we provide links to other websites or information sources as a courtesy, however, we do not vouch for, or take responsibility for, the information contained in any link.

The first point of reference for government assistance programs and services.

Keep up-to-date with networking events, conferences and awards.

Provides a number of services to small businesses including export counselling.

Australian Bureau of Statistics
Provide an enormous range of statistical information relevant to business. A fee is payable for some of the information.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The ACCC is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Trade Practices Act and administers the Prices Surveillance Act.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Provides information relating to company name and corporation information.

Australian Taxation Office
For all information relating to the Australian taxation system, including free seminars for small businesses.

Boroondara Traders Online Project
Are you a small business owner? Do you need a website? The Inner Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network is working with the City of Boroondara, Inner Melbourne VET Cluster and Swinburne Senior Secondary College to support local business and offer work experience to local students.

Business Angels Pty. Ltd.
A Business Angel is an investor who provides an equity investment to growing or new companies.

Business Entry Point
An Australian and Victorian government initiative providing Internet access to information on taxation, superannuation, OH&S, customs and workplace relations.

Business Grants Victoria
View Government grants available to small business owners in Victoria.

Business Victoria
Helps you access information on all government licences, permits, registrations, and state codes of practice, which are required for your Victorian business.

Consumer and Business Affairs Victoria
Deals with registration of business names as well as consumer affairs and fair trading.

Digital Business
Provides information and practical tips on what your business or community organisation could be doing online and how you can do it.

Eastern Innovation Business Centre
A high-tech facility located in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs providing a business incubation environment - flexible working options for low-cost business development and growth whilst providing start-ups with access to professional meeting rooms, presentation facilities and varied and readily available mentoring support.

Economic Profile
The Economic Profile provides information about the economic role and function of Boroondara, how our economy compares to other areas and how it's changing over time. You will find information and statistics on industry performance and structure, residents, the labour force and infrastructure.

Enterprise Connect
Enterprise Connect offers comprehensive, confidential advice and support to eligible Australian small and medium businesses to help them transform and reach their full potential.

Fair Work Ombudsman
Provides assistance and advice to employers and employees about the Fair Work Act 2009.

Get started online
Is an online guide to help everyday Australians start an online business. It's particularly targeted at parents of young children or anyone looking for more flexible work arrangements.

Industry Capability Network
ICN offers a valuable and simple way to access new business opportunities, major projects and export markets - at no cost to you.

A not-for-profit organisation which assists more than 1,800 innovators each year, helping to turn new ideas, inventions and innovations into viable products and new businesses.

Law Institute Victoria   
Click on the public area of this website to access topics of interest to small businesses.

Social Traders
Our mission is to nurture, develop and grow the social enterprise sector in Australia.

Sustainability Victoria
Aims to assist businesses to make demonstrable energy and material savings, and to change inefficient practices.

Swinburne Business Enterprise Centre
The Swinburne Business Enterprise Centre(BEC) provides services to the small business sector in the eastern region of Melbourne.

Victorian Employers Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Provides a range of advisory, consulting and training services to businesses. Members qualify for special rates.  

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Deals with equal opportunity, discrimination and human rights issues. 

Victorian Small Business Commissioner
The Victorian Small Business Commissioner (VSBC) provides information, guidance and quick, no cost or low cost dispute resolution services for business-to-business disputes.