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The SBDC provides free advice for small businesses in Western Australia

Turn to us for business advice

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Call us on 133 140 or fill in our online request form and one of our business advisers will call you.

Please note: Our advisory service is available from 8:30am to 4:30pm on weekdays and is available to Western Australian residents only.

Attend a workshop

People attending an SBDC workshop

Our workshops provide the guidance and support you need to build a successful and dynamic business. See our upcoming workshop dates across our range of categories:

  • Business skills
  • Digital skills
  • Financial management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Sales and marketing
  • Strategy and risk
  • Tendering and contracts

If you’re a new or soon-to-be business owner, we recommend starting with our free Starting a Business workshop.

Settle business disputes

An SBDC adviser providing advice on a business dispute

If you have a dispute with another small business or government department, we can help you settle the issue without having to take it to court. Our free, easy to access dispute resolution service has assisted thousands of small businesses owners to quickly resolve their issues and get back to focusing on operations.

Subcontractor support

Hard hats lined up on a sea container

We are here to support contractors and subcontractors in WA’s construction industry; complementing services provided by Building and Energy (formerly known as the WA Building Commission).

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