Business Support

Starting out – starting a business

The starting a business guide will take you through each step of starting a business and help you understand what’s ahead.


Easy To Do Business Program

Greater Hume Council is a member of the Easy to Do Business Program, which concentrates on cutting red tape for start-up cafes, restaurants and bars to reduce the time it takes to start from 18 months to just 3 months.

Contact Council to join up to the free service T: 02 6036 0100

More information available


Business Connect Program

Council works cooperatively with the Business Connect team to provide tools, skills and support for businesses operating in the Greater Hume area

This service provides confidential, independent business advice and skills training for small and medium businesses as part of NSW Government Business Connect program.


Regional Development Australia Murray

A key priority for Regional Development Australia Murray is to inform communities, businesses & industries within the Murray region of the latest government, business and philanthropic programs available.

RDA Murray offer accelerator programs to support and help businesses grow to the next level.


Edwina Hayes

440 Swift Street Albury 2640

P: 02 6058 0600



AusIndustry – Support for Business

AusIndustry comes under the Commonwealth’s Department of Industry Innovation and Science. It is the government’s chief conduit to business for more than 20 years.

AusIndustry provide programs, services and advice to help businesses of all sectors and sizes to run, innovate and grow. AusIndustry has programs to improve capability, productivity and competitiveness and to encourage innovation and R & D. AusIndustry also delivers Commonwealth Government Grants.

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Nicola James

Regional Manager, South West NSW 

AusIndustry – Support for Business 

P: 02 6921 1828 

M: 0429 838 024


Small Business Rebate

Small Business Rebate gives up to $500 back to small business owners who buy and install eligible safety items to address a safety problem in their workplace after attending a free SafeWork NSW safety workshop, webinar or an advisory visit.