We are lucky to have a diverse range of business support available to local businesses including subsidised mentoring, help to start your business and assistance navigating licences and permits.

If you can't find what you are looking for here, you can reach out to our Economic Development Team at economy@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au who may be able to point you in the right direction.




SEVENmile Venture Lab

SEVENmile is a social enterprise, a not-for-profit, supporting our community in launching new enterprises with training, mentorship and community. Established in late 2018, SEVENmile offer regular events, workshops and 1-on-1 business idea feedback sessions. 

Website: www.sevenmile.org.au/


Realise Business

Realise Business provides confidential, independent business advice and skills training for small and medium businesses throughout the Southern, Northern and Eastern Sydney Region as part of the NSW Government’s Business Connect program.

Website: realise.business/


Service First NSW - Easy to Do Business

The Easy to Do Business Program helps you navigate through all of the government licences and permits you need to open or expand your business faster so you can focus on your business and save time and money. Start by talking to a business concierge to see how this program could help your business and explore available how-to guides to help you get started.

Website: mybusiness.service.nsw.gov.au/



Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling or retraining, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Website: www.tafensw.edu.au


Australian Tax Office (ATO)

We are committed to delivering a better client experience for small business. A range of business support is available including tax topics, videos, workshops and live chat support. New businesses may be eligible for one-on-one personalised tax and super support through the small business assistance program.

Website: www.ato.gov.au/Business/



Services from across government to support your business. Connecting you to information, grants, registrations and support to help your business succeed.

Website: www.business.gov.au/


Sydney Business

Provider of the Federal Government self-employment initiative (NEIS) to help eligible individuals to set up and run their own small businesses.  Sydney Business services the whole Sydney metro area with specialist trainers, advisors and mentors