Business owners seeking support can contact the Business Victoria Hotline by phone on 13 22 15 or via our contact form. If you need a translator, please let the operator know and they will call the Translating and Interpreting Service for you.

There are many Victorian Government programs, services and resources to help you plan, start and run a successful business.

Partners in Wellbeing: A free and confidential service that provides support for small business owners and employees through trained wellbeing coaches, financial counsellors and business advisers.

Council business concierge service: Most local councils have a business concierge service that can help connect you to information, advice and services to support your business.

Tools and templates: Find practical tools, templates and calculators to help you create business documents and reports. Resources are available to help with everything from business and marketing plans to hiring staff, cashflow and financial calculators.

Grants and programs: Find business support programs that can help you run a successful business.

Small Business Bus: Book a free 45-minute business advice session virtually or in person on the Small Business Bus. Check when the bus will visit a location near you.

ABLIS: The Australian Business Licensing Information Service tool helps you identify the licences, regulations, council approvals and compliance requirements you need for your business.

Business Planning Tool: A free online tool to help you create plans, manage complex tasks and learn new skills to keep your business on track.

Event Planner: A planning tool to guide and help you organise an event or festival in Victoria. Access resources and information , including permits you require, grants and support for event organisers and COVIDSafe event requirements.

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