Taking an idea and turning it into a business is exciting, and there's no better place than Bunbury to give it a go.
This page provides links to key areas of support and information available at Local (City of Bunbury), State (Western Australia) and Federal Government levels to help you start your business.
City of Bunbury Support
The City of Bunbury is committed to providing you with the resources and assistance necessary to be a successful business.
Access to advice - Staff are available during business opening hours to accommodate walk-in, telephone and email enquiries, to advise on the approvals required from the City to start your business.
Bunbury Grant Finder - The City of Bunbury Grant Finder is an online database filled with over 500 grants available to Bunbury businesses. This free service provides tips and advice on applying for funding and has the ability to send registered users emailed alerts for new grants, save favourite grants and send up to date information to assist grant application processes.
State Government Support
Small Business Development Corporation - For more than thirty years the Small Business Development Corporation has helped thousands of small businesses get started through delivery of relevant and practical support. With experienced business advisors offering help via phone, email or in person, and a range of practical templates, guides and tools, SBDC has all the resources needed to confidently start a small business in Bunbury.
Starting a business in Western Australia - A guide with all the tools need to start your business with confidence.
Business Licence Finder - lists all the licences and permits required for your business.
Federal Government Support
The Australian Government has a comprehensive online Business resource with all the essential information you need for planning and starting your business in Australia, including forms and services.
Starting a business - A step by step guide in getting prepared.
Business registration and licences - Applying for an ABN
New Business Assistance - Small business training for individuals not currently in employment, education or training.
Grants and Assistance - Discover what financial support may be available to help you get started.
Co-working and Hot Desking Opportunities
Maker + Co. - Maker + Co. have multiple spaces that will suit your needs, from intimate meetings to large events and everything in between.