Business Web Links

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) operates at a national and international level, making sure the concerns of business are represented to government at the federal level and the community at large.

Australian Institute of Export (AIEx) - provides practical export education and training, a wide range of exporter services and acts as a conduit between industry and government and exporter recognition events.

Australian Made logo is recognised and trusted, making it the obvious choice for businesses who want to communicate effectively with the hundreds of thousands of consumers who are looking for Australian goods.

Australian Retailers Association (ARA) - is the leading retail body, promoting and protecting the sector by creating value for members and the retail industry through advocacy, advice, education and member services.

Austrade - is the Australian Government's trade and investment development agency, operating as a statutory agency of the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio.

Grants Link directory has information about federal, state and local government funding programs that can help you find government grants and assistance for individuals, businesses and communities.

INNOVIC - are into helping to turn new ideas, inventions and innovations into viable products and new businesses. INNOVIC offer a wide range of services, free seminars and innovation resources.

Our Community - is a social enterprise that provides advice, tools and training for Australia's community groups and practical links between the community sector and the general public, business and government.

Small Business Commissioner (VSBC) - is dedicated to promoting a competitive and fair operating environment for small business.

Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) - offers a range of programs and mentoring for businesses that want to improve and grow, both for established businesses and start-ups.

WorkSafe Victoria - provides assistance to small business and the community to deliver outstanding workplace safety, together with quality care and insurance protection to workers and employers.

Export Victoria -  offers grants and assistance to potential and current exporters and their industry groups.

Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL) run a community action program Zero Carbon Moreland to assist businesses to reduce carbon emissions and save money.

Grow Me the Money help small business become more sustainable, and save money on resource. Grow Me the Money is best suited to businesses that have access to their energy and water bills and have been operating for at least 12 months.

Destination Melbourne - work with business; community and government to help grow Melbourne as an outstanding global visitor experience.

Tourism Victoria - provide a foundation for industry growth, with strong research, policy, strategy and aviation platforms. Tourism Victoria share their resources and deep industry knowledge to grow businesses.

Victorian Employer's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) - focus is on leading business into the future. VECCI provides leadership, information, representation and networking opportunities to businesses.

Further information:
Economic Development Unit
Phone 9240 1111