Other useful organisations and links

Business Victoria - start, run and grow your business

Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.


The Grassroots Grants resource kit includes guides and templates for community groups in taking advantage of funding opportunities.

Geelong Business Calendar

The Geelong Business Calendar is your guide to the wide range of business related functions being hosted across the Geelong Region to help support your business.

Geelong Chamber of Commerce

The role of the Geelong Chamber of Commerce is to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community. It offers a diverse range of services that facilitate the growth of businesses in the region.


The role of Austrade is to advance Australia's international trade, investment and education interests by providing information, advice and services

Australian Taxation Office

The Australian Taxation Office is the Australian Governments principal revenue collection agency, it is part of the Treasurer's portfolio. It's role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians

Geelong Region Alliance: Invest Victoria

Geelong Region Alliance (G21) is the formal alliance of government, business and community organisations working together to improve the lives of people within the Geelong region across five member municipalities – Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Greater Geelong, Queenscliffe and Surf Coast.

Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner

The Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner assists businesses to resolve business disputes with other businesses, government departments or local councils. They do this by:

  • Providing information and assistance via phone and email
  • Attempting to resolve disputes between parties
  • Conducting mediations.

Planning Institute of Australia

The Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) is the national body representing planning and the planning profession.

Regional Industry Link

Industry Capability Network (ICN) is a non-profit organisation that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to the supply chains of projects, government procurement and commercial developments.

Small Business Mentoring Services

Small Business Mentoring Services (SBMS) Experienced Business Mentors are part of the Small Business Mentoring Service. SBMS is an incorporated not-for-profit association. There are around 100 mentors, both male and female, who have the skill and experience to help small businesses.

Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) is the peak body for employers in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 15,000 members, customers and clients around the State.