BUSINESS SUPPORT LINKS

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ADVANTAGE WOLLONGONG 

A partnership between Wollongong City Council, the University of Wollongong and the NSW Government, Advantage Wollongong is actively driving Wollongong’s transformation through a long-term strategic approach to attracting new business investment to the city. 

Visit the site to discover Wollongong's Economic ProfileCase StudiesMajor New DevelopmentsAssistance For BusinessResources and much more.

Contact a member of the Advantage Wollongong Team to discuss the opportunities and advantages of bringing your business to Wollongong.


APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINEESHIPS 


AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS FOR NEWS/PROGRAM UPDATES


AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY GROUP (AI GROUP)

The Ai Group is a peak industry association in Australia which along with its affiliates represents the interests of more than 60,000 businesses in an expanding range of sectors.


AUSTRALIAN SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSIONER 

Large amount of information and information for small business.


AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE

Taxation assistance and information.


AUSTRALIAN TRADE COMMISSION (AUSTRADE) -

Austrade helps Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens as they develop international markets; win productive foreign direct investment; promote international education; strengthen Australia’s tourism industry.


BUSINESS.GOV.AU

The Australian Government's principal business resource - simple and convenient access to all government information, forms and services. Provides essential information on planning, starting and growing your business. Subscribe to their newsletter.


ECONOMIC GARDENING ILLAWARRA 

Economic Gardening aims to identify those business-people with a strong desire and aptitude to grow their businesses. It provides these budding entrepreneurs with a package of professional business assistance that would normally be too costly for most small businesses.


FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN

Gateway to information and advice about Australia's workplace rights and roles including awards and national employment standards.


IACCELERATE

iAccelerate is a University of Wollongong initiative that is tailored to help build and grow your business. The iAccelerate program is designed around a robust educational program, formalised business acceleration monitoring and one-to-one mentoring.


ILLAWARRA ITEC

ITEC has a host of business services available to help and grow your business. Specialising in micro, small and medium business enterprises. Their business mentors are available to offer training, mentoring and in many cases, free or low cost support for businesses.


NSW DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY 

NSW Government’s lead economic development agency, responsible for driving sustainable economic growth across the state. Subscribe to their newsletter.


NSW FAIR TRADING

Providing information and assistance for consumer issues, motor vehicles, home building and renovation, credit, property and tenancy issues, plus co-operatives.


NSW OFFICE OF COMMUNITIES YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

Youth Opportunities is a program that gives young people the opportunity to lead and participate in development projects within their local community.


NSW STATE TRAINING SERVICES

State Training Services, in the Department of Education and Communities, is responsible for Smart and Skilled and leads policy, planning, funding, regulation and advice on VET and employment in NSW.


OFFICE OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS NSW

Agency working with employees, employers and their representatives to facilitate equitable, innovative and productive workplace relations.


REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA (RDA) ILLAWARRA

RDA Illawarra is the peak regional development consultative organisation for the Illawarra region (Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas). Sign up for our newsletter.


WORKCOVER NSW

Information for employers and businesses on their roles and responsibilities under the work health and safety laws.