Intending to Start

Business Resources

General Business Resources

Below represents a range of business resources and support available to assist with preparing for business. Sources include Moreton Bay Regional Council, Queensland Sate Government, RDA Moreton Bay, and Australian Government.

Doing business in the Moreton Bay Region (
Realise your business potential with available and affordable property in key commercial precincts.
Business Queensland
What you need to know to assist you to get into business in Queensland.
Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
ASIC is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator.
Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay
RDA Moreton Bay works across the area covered by Moreton Bay Regional Council, and is focused on promoting business growth, job creation, collaboration, innovation, investment, international trade and entrepreneurship.
Information, grants, services and support from across government to help your business succeed
Department of Employment, Small Business and Training
The department recognises the important relationship between employment outcomes, strong small businesses and a skilled workforce to the wellbeing of Queenslanders and their communities.
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in markets to benefit consumers, businesses, and the community.
Moreton Bay Region Supply Chain Directory
Moreton Bay Region Supply Chain Directory. Linking local businesses with local customers.

Business Finance

State and Federal Governments host a range of information to help you learn about funding your business and business finance.

Funding your business (
Understanding the basics of raising capital is a vital business skill.
Business Insurance (
Choosing the right insurance cover is an important part of managing your business, as it helps you manage and reduce potential risks.
Types of business finance (
There are numerous different options when it comes to finding finance to fund your business.
How to pitch for venture capital (
Learn how to best prepare when seeking venture capital. Get tips on things you can do before you start to maximise your chances for a successful outcome.

Business Property

The below resources can assist you with finding and leasing a business premises, including the legal and financial implications.

Leasing business premises (
Read about finding the right business location, leasing premises, buying or leasing industrial land, and protecting your business premises.
A legal guide to business leases
Make sure you know everything about the premises before negotiating with the letting agent.

Registrations, Licensing & Regulation

The State Government and Moreton Bay Regional Council host a range of information to help you understand the registrations, licenses and regulations to which your business may need to adhere.

Licensing, Registrations and Legal Obligations (
Learn how to meet your business's legal obligations. Read about guarantees, warranties and refunds and how to protect privacy and information.
Licences & regulations (
Moreton Bay Regional Council regulates and licenses a number of activities to ensure public health and safety. Find out about requirements and how to apply.
Business registrations, licenses and permits
Find the registrations, licences and permits you need to start or run your business.
Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)
Find information about licences you may need for your business.

Weekly Business Updates

Direct to your Inbox