Support for Local Businesses

Business Consultant speaking with a business owner
Service NSW
What do they do? State Government concierge service to help you access grants and refer you to advisory services
Who do they work with? All small businesses based in NSW (less than 20 employees)
Local Contact

Evan Goozeff

0436 462 609

Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre
What do they do? The Business Connect program delivers a free* general business advisory service for NSW SME's. 

The Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) - Digital Solutions program delivers free* digital business advisory service for SME's with an ABN. 
Who do they work with?  Business Connect is available to Micro, Small, Medium businesses in NSW including intenders & start-ups.

ASBAS - Digital Solutions is available to Micro, Small, Medium businesses with an ABN 
Local Contact

Kris Laird (Business Connect)

0427 668 781


Fiona Latham-Cannon

Strengthening Business
What do they do?  Work with you to make your business stronger, more resilient and better prepared for the future. They'll work with you to develop a roadmap, and strengthen your business systems, operations and strategies.
Who do they work with?

Micro and small businesses who were trading and affected by the Black Summer Bushfires and have a current ABN.

Local Contact

Apply now via the website and our local facilitator Lachlan Maclean will get in touch.

Rural Financial Counselling Service
What do they do? Provide advice to small businesses (not primary producers) that are experiencing and or at imminent risk of financial hardship as a direct result of drought, COVID-19 and or bushfires.
Who do they work with?

Employ 19 or fewer people.

Be, in the opinion of the Business Coach experiencing, or at imminent risk of financial hardship as a result of drought, bushfires and or COVID-19.

Be ineligible to access the service under the existing RFCS program (i.e not a primary producer).

Local Contact

Simone Eyles

0428 097 175