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Business Support

What We Do For You

The services our Economic Development unit provides include:

  • Support local business retention, expansion and help to maximise their potential
  • Assist business and industry identify appropriate land for development
  • Provide links to business support networks
  • Support business and industry to develop opportunities that increase skills, sustainability, employment creation and investment
  • Identify initiatives and work with the business community to attract new industry to the region
  • Promote our shire as a place to live, work and invest
  • Provide the first point of contact for information, referral and support in relation to government grant opportunities or assistance with the application process
  • Network with relevant authorities to assist local business and industry
  • Lobby government for resources to improve infrastructure and service provision

  

Starting or Expanding a Business?

If you need information on various aspects involved in starting or managing a business the Wellington Shire Council has developed a Small Business Guide (2MB) summary brochure which will provide you with a starting point for your review.

 

Business Associations/Chambers of Commerce

Business and Tourism Associations, Chambers of Commerce and Traders and Tourism Associations do a great job in addressing local opportunities and issues and providing a unified voice to Council and other levels of Government. Associations also provide valuable networking and professional development opportunities to members. To join your local association please see the contact details below.

Name
Contact
Telephone
Email
Heyfield Traders and Tourism Inc.
Lee Clarke (Secretary)
0419 108 691
ourakalc@bigpond.com
www.visitheyfield.com.au

Loch Sport Business and Tourism Association
Denise Retzlaff (Secretary)
5146 0775 or 0421 834 850
lsbta@yahoo.com.au
Maffra Business and Tourism Association
Kevin Read (Secretary)
5141 1026
maffrabta@gmail.com
Rosedale Chamber of Commerce
Coola Nassiokos (Secretary)
5199 2471
coola8887@hotmail.com
www.discoverrosedale.com.au

Sale Business and Tourism Association
Naomi Cranston (Executive Officer)
0414 424 610
admin@salebta.com.au
www.salebta.com.au
Yarram Traders and Tourism Inc.
Des Patton (President)
5182 6390
dlpatton1@bigpond.com
www.yarram.org

 

Business Support Database and Opportunities

You can register your interest in being on the Wellington Shire Business database to receive relevant business support opportunities from us via email. Note: Your details will not be passed onto any third parties as per the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, Part 3.

    Business Support Registration

     

    Additional Sources of Information and Support

     

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