The Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) supports the small business sector in Western Australia by helping them start well, survive and thrive.

In addition to our small business support services, such as business advisory and workshops, we also support the sector via the following programs of work.

SBDC services

Our wide range of services including free business advice, online information and business skills workshops are designed to help small businesses across Western Australia.

Advocating for small business

We represent the needs of Western Australian small business owners to government and industry, ensuring their voice is heard.

Small Business Friendly Local Governments

We acknowledge and support local government authorities that are committed to actively supporting their local small business communities.

Small Business Friendly Projects

We work to minimise the impact of construction on small businesses by providing a practical framework for government organisations and industry.

Small Business Friendly Approvals Program

Our Approvals Program champions regulatory reform by working with local governments to streamline the process of obtaining local business licences and permits.

Corporate publications

Want to learn more about the SBDC? See our latest key publications, including our annual report.


What our clients are saying

99% of small business owners that used our services were satisfied with their overall experience. Here's what our clients are saying about the support they received from the SBDC.

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