Starting a New Business

The following links are provided to assist those people who are thinking of starting a new business or expanding an existing business in the Bellingen Shire.

Government & Industry Business Assistance

Business Entry Point:
Offers you simple and convenient access to all the government information, transactions and services you need on planning, starting and running your business.  

Department of Industry
The Department of State & Regional Development (DSRD) provides advice and assistance foster business growth, industry and innovation in NSW. 

AusIndustry:
AusIndustry is the Australian Government's business program delivery division in the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources.  AusIndustry delivers a range of more than 30 business products, including innovation grants, tax and duty concessions, small business services.  

Enterprise & Training Centre (ETC): 
Since 1989, ETC Business Solutions has been a specialist provider of quality information, guidance, networking and mentoring opportunities for small business.  

Local Impact Economic Model

The following spreadsheet can be used to calculate the economic impact from a specific investment.  Ideal for starting a festival, event or investing in a new development.

Bellingen LocalImpact Economic Model 2014.xlsx (XLSX) (3.61 MB)

Contact

Michael Grieve
Manager Economic & Business Development
Ph: 6655 7306
Email: council@bellingen.nsw.gov.au