Our Services

We give advice and guidance to small business operators throughout the state, providing information, referral, business services, and programs tailored to the specific needs of the small business sector. Use the links below to start making the most of our different services.

Specialist advice

Call 13 12 49 to speak to one of our specialist advisers, or make an appointment to discuss your business needs at one40william st Perth.

We have a team of experienced, professional advisers, and their service is completely free.

Our expertise includes:

  • business planning
  • home-based business
  • business structures
  • industry benchmarks
  • cash flow management
  • industry sector research
  • financial management
  • marketing
  • exporting
  • taxation
  • franchising
  • business migration


Leasing commercial premises
Don't enter lease negotiations uninformed! Get free information and guidance on the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act and other aspects of commercial lease negotiations and operation.

Considering franchising
Do you understand the disclosure document and the franchise agreement, and what it means to your business? Speak to an SBDC advisor about the unique aspects of franchising and how to evaluate the franchise opportunity.

Small Business Development Corporation -  Information Centre

Our information centre is your one-stop service for all the business information and publications you need to get your business off to the right start, located at one40william Street, Perth.

Use the FREE facilities in the information centre to research your potential business idea or expansion.

  • IBISWorld is an excellent industry and market research resource that covers over 500 industries in Australia's economy. Each IBIS report provides five-year forecasts and includes details of the size, scope, structure of the industry, analyses of the key players and conditions of the industry, daily news and much more. Access to IBISWorld is provided on a read only basis.
  • FMRC Benchmarking assesses the best performing businesses in every sector to advise businesses on what they could do to match and better there contemporaries. Ask one of our friendly staff to provide you with an industry benchmark and you can also discuss this with an SBDC advisor.

In addition, we support a network of independent Small Business Centres located in metropolitan and country areas across Western Australia.

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