Essential information to help you start and run a small business in Western Australia.

Starting and growing

Steps to follow to take your business from idea to reality.


Help to identify who your customer is, how you can meet their needs and how to reach them.

Business premises

Deciding where to base your business is an important decision as you start and grow.


Understanding finances, maintaining cash flow and meeting recordkeeping and tax requirements.

Legal and risk

Seeking legal advice and managing risk can protect your business from costly mistakes.


Recruiting staff and meeting your employer obligations as you grow your business and employ others.

Dispute resolution

Support to resolve a dispute, facilitation of discussions between parties and mediation services.

Exiting a business

Exiting your business the right way means meeting a number of obligations.

Support for business owners


Small business workshops

Our practical workshops are packed with key information and useful hints and tips to help you start and grow your business.

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Advisory services

Access free, confidential and trusted advice from our experienced small business advisers.

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Get the latest small business news and practical tips to help you along your business journey.

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Templates, tools and guides

Our free business templates, tools and guides have been designed to assist you to create essential documents for your business and build your knowledge.

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