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 Existing Business Owner

We’re backing Banyule businesses!

As consumer consumption habits change, business may need to adapt, pivot or scale. As your constant companion, Banyule Business offers access to a range of resources to help build capacity including, networking events, online content and seminars, support and advice, mentoring programs, awards, grants and local business advocacy.
The wellbeing of your business is our number one priority. Whether you want to increase your profits, hire more staff or develop new products, our team of dedicated experts can help you connect with the right people to achieve your business goals.

No one knows Banyule quite like us.

Whether it’s promotional activities, upskilling seminars, capacity building or general support, Banyule Business is here for you.
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Your questions, answered

What Resources Are Available?

We can assist you in keeping your business abreast of resources that will provide you with the tools, information and opportunities to succeed and be sustainable.

Our robust list of external resources links you to bodies and government departments, keeping you informed and guiding you on individual questions you may have regarding the specifics of business operations.

Check out our list of External Support here.

What Business Grants Are Available?

Banyule Business supports the business community through a variety of grants available throughout the year. Through grants we help existing owners to invest in their business and help them succeed and be sustainable.

To find out more about what grants are available, please visit our Grants page.

Small Business Permit Assist - Tell Me More!

Whether you’re just starting out, looking to relocate, or change existing operations, our Business Concierge Officer is your one point of contact at council for permits and can guide you through:

  • The types of permits and registrations you may need
  • What documentation and supporting information is needed to lodge permit and registration applications
  • An indication of the aspects of your business idea that generally align with policy or could introduce complexity if you do apply for permits and registration
  • Business planning or support services

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Events, Upskilling, Workshops, Training & Development

Looking to take your business in a different direction or outgrown your current business plan? Our training and development sessions are here to help!

Banyule Business hosts workshops that walk you through new and emerging ways to do business. Whether it’s a hands-on seminar about social media or an open Q and A about employment challenges businesses face today.

We encourage you to upskill and undertake any of our training and development courses. Your professional learning ensures you keep up to date with current offeringa and methodologies, ensuring the success of your business for years to come.

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List your business on Rediscover Local

Banyule’s local business directory encouraging residents to shop local by making businesses visible and accessible through offers, competitions, and spotlights.

Register your free listing now!

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Latest News & Updates

The latest updates from the City of Banyule. Stories, photos, and videos about our local area.

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