Business Support

Key Contacts

Busselton Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Provide local support to small businesses and works to promote businesses within the community. Available to provide advice and resources, and hold networking and training events.
P: 08 9754 2694  E:coo@busseltonchamber.com.au


Dunsborough Yallingup Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Provide support and growth for all members and local businesses, by providing valuable training workshops, networking events and liaising with local and state authorities.
P: 0438 301 135  E: admin@dycci.com.au


Economic and Business Development Team, City of Busselton
Enquiries relating to business operations, licences and fees that are required by the City of Busselton
P: 08 9781 1777  E:economicdevelopment@busselton.wa.gov.au


Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC)
Provides advice and practical support to small businesses and advocates on their behalf
P: 08 6552 3300 


Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC): IPS Business Advisory
Provides support to local small businesses through the ‘Business Local’ program, a state government initiative.
P: 1300 275 477 E: admin@ipsba.com.au 

Other Contacts

Margaret River Wine Association (MRWA)
Provides the latest wine industry information within the region.
P: 08 9757 9330  E: info@margaretriver.wine 

Business and Tourism Information 

Australia’s South West
Provides information and tips on the South West region from Bunbury, Geographe through to the Great Southern.
P: 08 9791 9197


Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA)
Provides updates on how businesses are welcoming visitors to the region and adapting operations where necessary. Also provides information on incoming cruise ships.
P: 08 9780 5959 

Tools and Resources Free online business licence finder image

Australian Taxation Office
Information for all businesses on how to lodge their tax return, what deductions their business is eligible for, and much more.


Business Licence Finder
Developed by the Small Business Development Corporation, the Business Licence Finder is a free tool with over 22,000 licences, codes and permits listed. Licences and permits for every local government authority in Western Australia are listed in the database. A generated report will outline all licences required to start, relocate or grow a local business. 

Training Links

Bunbury Jobs and Skills Centre
Provides free and professional advice on training and employment opportunities. Is able to assist businesses with recruitment, workforce development advice, advertising opportunities and other resources.
P: 08 6371 3007 E: bunburyjsc@srtafe.wa.edu.au 

LinkedIn Learning
Provides over 1,000 self-guided online courses and webinars on a variety of topics. Free access via a City of Busselton Libraries Library Card.
Register here for a library card.

Grants and Funding

Find Funding

Listed below are some to allow you to search and identify grants that may be suitable for your project.

Economic Development and Marketing Grants Program

South West Development Commission Grants link

Regional Development Australia SW Grants Link

Grant Finder

GrantsConnect

Help with funding applications

Download the below document to help you understand how to best prepare a successful grant application for your organisation or project.

How to Develop a Funding Proposal 

Letters of Support

The City of Busselton is happy to provide letters of support to prove your organisation's credibility and evidence of support for the project. When requesting letters of support, please provide:

  • A brief overview of the need and the project
  • How it links to either the City's Strategic Community Plan or Economic Development Strategy
  • A list of suggested statements to ensure the letter communicates what you intend it to

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