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Support for business

Council has a number of initiatives to support local businesses, led by the Economic Development Department including the City of Whittlesea Business Network, Business Concierge free mentoring sessions and the It’s All Here Campaign.

Council support for business

Business support service

Council’s Business Engagement Officer can help connect businesses with a variety of support available from Local, State and Federal Government and across industry. Call 9217 2278 or email


Monthly mentoring clinics with Small Business Mentoring Service are available for business owners, this free resource provides a great opportunity for local businesses to access vital support.

To book your place please visit

SBMS Upcoming Events


If you missed our recent webinar series, or would like to learn more about gaining new skills or thinking for your business, you can view all the recordings on Council's YouTube channel. Recorded webinars have covered topics such as; online networking, managing cashflow, mental health, business planning, negotiating rent relief, running a home-based business, applying for grants, moving your business online, business continuity and risk planning.

Watch a Visual Marketing webinar online.