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Business Support Information

Whether you want to develop, relocate, invest or start a business, or simply live in a city that is moving ahead, Greater Dandenong is a great place to be. 

No matter what type of business you want to start or are already running, the City of Greater Dandenong is an ideal home. With a growing retail sector, access to all levels of skilled employees, a huge manufacturing and industrial sector and evolving and vibrant community places, you're sure to find the ideal business setting here.

Greater Dandenong's Economic Development Unit can provide you with all sorts of information to help you make quality decisions for your Business.

Pre-planning is a key to successfully starting a business.

When starting a business, research and planning is very important, the Business Support Team at Council is here to help with:

Australian Business License and Information Service - ABLIS

Understanding the government licenses, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to know to operation can be confusing.

ABLIS is a tool to assist you to find out which licenses you need to start, run, and grow your business.

Market Research

Understanding the demographic of the area you want to operate your business in can be key to your success.  Access demographic data via our portal Demographics (Economic and community).

My Victoria is also a great tool providing industry insights of an area based on postcodes.  You will find information such as:

  • Localised Demographics
  • Business By Industry
  • Building Activity
  • Planned Government Projects
  • Transport
  • Services and Facilities

Australian Taxation Office

When starting a business, you need to understand when your business is required to pay tax.  The ATO has an online portal that guides you through all the information you need to know.

Business Victoria

The Victorian Government also support business, you can access guidance, services and the skills you need to successfully start, run and transform your business by accessing the useful tools and templates available on the Business Victoria Website.

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Business Workshops and Events

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Business Permit Support Service

Greater Dandenong Business can provide you with great information to help get the best from your business.
Looking for an economic and demongraphic profile on Greater Dandenong?
Business Kick Starter Program is a program to support new businesses with workshops covering essential topics