Business Information

BUSINESS SERVICES & INFORMATION
Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)Here you will find all the information you need to know on choosing business name structures, understanding our online system ASIC Connect, registering and managing your business name online
ASIC Small Business HubIf you operate a small business as a company or under a business name, you need to meet a number of obligations under the laws ASIC administers.
Here you’ll find information to help you better understand your responsibilities and what we can do to help you.
BUSINESS TOOLS FROM THE BANKS
ANZ
BankSA
Commonwealth Bank
NAB
Westpac
General Government
Department of IndustryThe department consolidates the Australian Government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness by bringing together industry, energy, resources, science and skills.
Department of Industry – Business servicesbusiness.gov.au is an online government resource for the Australian business community. business.gov.au offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – ServicesThe ABS assists you to find information that aims to help grow your business and meet your business needs.
ABS Table BuilderTableBuilder is an online self-help tool which enables users to create tables, graphs and maps of Census data
Australian Business RegisterApply, update, cancel or verify ABN
Australian Competition and Consumer CommissionAs a small business, you have certain rights and protections under the law. The ACCC is here to answer your questions and provide information and services for you.
AusTenderAusTender provides centralised publication of Australian Government business opportunities, annual procurement plans, multi-use lists and contracts awarded.
Business Disaster Tool KitAny business may fall victim to a disaster that may disrupt their business. The disaster may be an event such as fire, flood or earthquake, or a creeping disaster such as drought or disease. This toolkit provides guidance to businesses impacted by a disaster – whether they have a continuity plan or not.
Competition & Consumer Law Education programThis website contains a suite of learning tools for small business, tertiary students and franchisees to help users increase their knowledge of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
Consumer and Business Services South AustraliaConsumer and Business Services (CBS) is comprised of the former Office of Consumer and Business Affairs (OCBA) and the Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner (OLGC).
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
Department of State Development (DSD)The DSD Small Business Unit supports business start-ups and existing small and family businesses.
Government of South AustralianInformation for Business, Industry and Trade
Industry Capability Network – South AustraliaA business source for suppliers and a sophisticated search service for project managers.
Intellectual Property AustraliaIP Australia is the Australian Government agency that administers intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trademarks, designs and plant breeder's rights.
Intellectual Property ExplorerA free, web-based public service initiative developed by the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) in partnership with the government intellectual property offices of Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) realise and profit from their intellectual property assets.
Law HandbookThe Law Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the law in South Australia written in plain English and available for free online. If you have a legal problem, the answer may be in the Law Handbook.
Legal Services Commission of South Australia - Free Legal AdviceTelephone legal advice is available for preliminary information, advice and referrals. Advice is usually restricted to a client's basic legal rights and obligations about a particular situation.
MoneySmartTips & tools to help you make the most of your money
Office of the Industry AdvocateSouth Australian Industry Participation Policy (IPP) to ensure local businesses have the opportunity to tender for SA Government contracts
Revenue SAInformation about taxes, duties, levies, services and information
ScamWatchSCAMwatch provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.
Smart CompanySmartCompany.com.au is Australia’s leading website for SMEs featuring business news, business information and business blogs. SmartCompany’s archive of news, feature articles, entrepreneur interviews and business webinars cover topics such as advertising and marketing, buying or selling a business, starting a business, growing a business, franchising, SEO, superannuation and tax.
South Australian Young Entrepreneur Scheme (SAYES) - Business SAEstablished in 1998, SAYES assists young South Australians aged between 18-35 years to develop a business idea or further enhance an already established business over the course of 12 months.
South Australian Small Business CommissionerDispute resolution, advocacy and information for small business.
Start up SmartA free and small business advice website with a variant online start-up business community, whether you are looking for a business mentor or business ideas, StartupSmart will help you in starting a business the smart way.
E-COMMERCE
Department of CommunicationsThe Digital Business website provides information that may assist you, with simple and practical tips on what your business or community organisation could be doing online and how you can do it.
Forward IT – for small businessLearn how the internet can help you run a small or home business.
EMPLOYMENT
Australian Job Search
Employers MutualWorkCover Claim Agent for South Australian businesses
Fairwork OmbudsmanInformation and advice about workplace rights and obligations
Gallagher BassettWorkCover Claim Agent for South Australian businesses
Safework SA
WorkCover
GRANTS & ASSISTANCE
Grants and Assistance
GrantAssist
NAB Microenterprise Loans
IMPORT/EXPORT
Australian Customs and Border Protection ServicesAll the policies, forms, updates and information you need to know to import and export goods, including tariffs, free trade agreements, and other information for businesses and trade professionals.
Australian Institute of Export• Export Procedures & Documentation
• Import Procedures & Documentation
• Understanding Documentary Credits
• Online Import and Export courses
• International Trade Law & IP
• Accredited Trade Courses
• Australian Export/ Import Handbooks & International Trade Procedures Guidelines
AusTradeInformation regarding Exporting from Australia, Buying from Australia, Investing in Australia
Exporters Association of South AustraliaA not-for-profit, membership driven organisation provides various avenues of assistance to SME businesses ready to start the journey towards becoming a successful exporter, or for the seasoned exporter looking towards new markets.
LICENCES
Australian Business Licensing Information Service (ABLIS)ABLIS helps you find the government licences, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to know about to meet your compliance responsibilities.
TAXATION
Australian Taxation Office
REGIONAL BODIES and ASSOCIATIONS
Whyalla City Council
Whyalla City Plaza Traders Association
Westland Shopping Centre Traders Association
Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula

 

 

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