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The City of Melbourne provides a plethora of support to business and enterprises within its locale. For anyone wanting to start a business or grow an existing business, the team from Enterprise Melbourne have a wide range of information and supporting strategies, from promotional campaigns to grant opportunities.

Small Business Victoria
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

The Victorian Government, through Small Business Victoria, provides support and assistance through practical resources and advice for anyone planning to start or grow a small business. Services on offer include a year-round program of low-cost workshops and seminars, free business mentoring on board the Small Business Bus which travels throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria, and hundreds of events around the State in August this year as part of Small Business Festival Victoria. A range of online tools at can also help with anything from formulating a business plan to developing a marketing strategy.


Hope Earle

Hope Earle is a specialist Business Law practice that provides a comprehensive range of large firm corporate and commercial legal services and advice to businesses and individuals throughout Australia and internationally across a range practice areas including corporate, commercial, intellectual property, real property, innovation and technology, workplace relations, commercial litigation and general counsel legal services.

The Small Business Institute

Dedicated to providing practical small business training, the Small Business Institute provides a representative voice and mentoring service to small businesses.

The Cluster

The Cluster provides over 2500m² of office space (which includes Australia’s first coworking Penthouse) with both shared work areas and private offices, venue spaces, beautiful boardrooms and meeting rooms, reliable fast internet, social and networking events, investor networks, receptionists, telephony, IT support and incredible views. The Cluster has a large, diverse and friendly business community.

Wilkinson Publishing

Great books from the people you can trust. 25 years of publishing experience: proudly independent and passionate.


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