Business services

Councils register certain categories of businesses in accordance with State laws, and provide a range of business permits and support programs. Services may include:

  • Registration: food premises, health (beauty) and body art premises, and accommodation premises (rooming houses, hotels, motels, hostels, dormitories, bed and breakfast)
  • Permits: business parking, skip bins, busking, footpath trading, personal fitness, mobile food trucks, signage, home-based businesses, fundraising and door-to-door collection, market stalls
  • Business advice, support, counselling, mentoring, networks and training
  • Economic development and tourism plans and programs.

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