Business Support

Western Sydney Business Enterprise

Western Sydney Business Enterprise offers:

  • confidential and subsidised business advice from professional and expert business advisors. 
  • one-on-one time with an accredited, experienced advisor who can analyse an area of your business that needs attention, through an exclusive Business Diagnostic Tool.  
  • Small Business Workshops – for new and existing business owners on fundamental topics relating to small business. Click to see available workshops and book your place online. 
  • local networking opportunities that may help establish your networks.
  • a free weekly blog on various small business topics written by professional, experienced, qualified and accredited business advisors

Other links

Get tips on how to start a business and how to write a business plan and get a one page business plan template. 

Advice on how to develop a marketing plan 

Get information on government grants, and a wealth of other useful information for starting or finishing a business

Getting started in exporting 

Tips for first time exporters 

Austrade – expand your business by exporting 

Export Grants for small to medium sized Australian businesses 

Small Business Friendly Council Program 

People living with a disability

Australian Taxation Office 

Tips about taxation issues at www.ato.gov.au/newsroom/smallbusiness

Useful links for registering a business, lodging tax returns and general information about starting a business etc at www.ato.gov.au/Business

Other Useful Websites

Claim toll relief free registration - Toll Relief provides free vehicle registration for frequent toll users who spend on average $25 per week or more in tolls, or $1300 over the year. Toll Relief provides savings of up to $729 (if you have a four wheel drive) or $129 (if you have a motorcycle).

Local Chambers of Commerce – here are contact detail to individual Chambers of Commerce across the Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Regional Business Chamber – a regional business chamber who host regular networking events and the annual BM Business Awards.

Blue Mountains Accommodation & Tourism Association  - a useful link for anyone in the tourism industry

Prepare your Business for Disaster Toolkit

Are you inclusive? With funding from the NDIS Information, Linkages & Capacity Building Program, DARE Disability Support engaged Dr Annie Brennan to research the experiences of people with ‘invisible’ disabilities, like intellectual disability and autism (and their family and support workers), and local businesses. The aim is to enable people with disability to feel welcome at as many businesses as possible.

For further information on the Economic Outcomes Team please contact 4780 5000.