Services for Small Business
Here you will find useful links to other organisations which can provide further information in relation to these key areas:
- Starting a Small Business
- Small Business Compliance & Finance
- Small Business Growth
- Small Business People & Training
Starting a Small Business
Small Business Centre Shopfront
Located at Chesser House, Level 4 - 95 Grenfell Street, Adelaide the Small Business Centre Shopfront is a physical location to get advice and information about starting, running or growing your business. Phone 1800 072 722.
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Statistical and reference information for business, census and population data for South Australia that may assist during the planning and start-up phase of a small business.
Federal Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Access to a range of information and advice for starting and running a small business.
Department of Innovation and Skills
Practical tools and resources to assist in planning and starting your business. Small Business Contact Service 1300 142 820.
Family Business Australia
Help and support for family owned and operated businesses in Australia.
Franchising Council of Australia
Help and advice on best practice for running a franchise.
Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals
Information about starting and working in a co-operative.
Small Business Compliance & Finance
Australian Business Licence and Information Service
Government licences, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines for meeting compliance responsibilities.
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
Resources and information to help small businesses understand certain rights and protections under the law.
Australian Securities & Investments Commission
Register a business name and learn about the legal obligations associated with being a small business operator. ASIC also have an online small business booklet - Running a small business in Australia - what you need to know.
Australian Taxation Office
Small business taxation requirements including managing invoices, payments and paperwork, managing cash flow, GST lodging an activity statement and paying taxes and fees.
Consumer and Business Services
Licences and registrations relating to specific business needs.
Payroll tax and other taxes affecting small business.
Small Business Growth
Australian Trade Commission
Information, services and programs to South Australian Businesses looking to get into e-commerce or exporting overseas.
Business Enterprise Centre
Assistance for business start-ups and growth.
Department of Trade and Investment
Information and support for the economic growth of the State and supporting new investment and export capability.
Information and advice to small business owners within the City of Adelaide area.
Information about intellectual property for businesses, including registration, renewals and how to enforce or avoid infringement of intellectual property rights.
Office of the Industry Advocate
Advice and support for SA businesses looking to tender for State Government contracts.
Assistance for business start-ups and growth located in Adelaide's North.
Small Business People & Training
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman
Obligations relating to employing staff including awards and agreements and employee entitlements.
Office of the Training Advocate
Information in relation to available training systems in South Australia.
Office of the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity
Information in relation to small businesses meeting their legal obligations to promote fairness within the workplace.
There are resources that have been developed with the Chiefs for Gender Equity to provide practical guidance to small businesses about advancing gender equity.
South Australia’s work injury insurance scheme will deliver better recovery and return to work outcomes for small business and people injured at work.
Regulations and requirements relating to providing a safe and healthy environment for staff, customers and clients who access your workplace.
Information in relation to employing an apprentice or trainee and the benefits to a small business.