Other useful organisations and links

Business Victoria

Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.

Rural Councils Victoria

The Rural Councils Victoria grants resource kit (PDF, 6.2MB) includes guides and templates for community groups in taking advantage of funding opportunities.

Events Geelong business listings

The Events Geelong business listings is your guide to the wide range of business related functions being hosted across the Geelong region to help support your business.

Geelong Chamber of Commerce

The role of the Geelong Chamber of Commerce is to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community. It offers a diverse range of services that facilitate the growth of businesses in the region.


The role of Austrade is to advance Australia's international trade, investment and education interests by providing information, advice and services

Australian Taxation Office

The Australian Taxation Office is the Australian Governments principal revenue collection agency, it is part of the Treasurer's portfolio. It's role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians

G21 Geelong Region Alliance

Geelong Region Alliance (G21) is the formal alliance of government, business and community organisations working together to improve the lives of people within the Geelong region across five member municipalities – Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Greater Geelong, Queenscliffe and Surf Coast.

Victorian Small Business Commission

The Victorian Small Business Commission assists businesses to resolve business disputes with other businesses, government departments or local councils. They do this by:

  • Providing information and assistance via phone and email
  • Attempting to resolve disputes between parties
  • Conducting mediations.

Planning Institute of Australia

The Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) is the national body representing planning and the planning profession.

Industry Capability Network

Industry Capability Network (ICN) is a non-profit organisation that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to the supply chains of projects, government procurement and commercial developments.

Small Business Mentoring Service

Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) involves experienced business mentors. SBMS is an incorporated not-for-profit association. There are around 100 mentors, both male and female, who have the skill and experience to help small businesses.

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the peak body for employers in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 15,000 members, customers and clients around the state.