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1800 413 828

Government Grants

Whether you need money or new skills for your business, we can help you find and apply for government support.

Talk to us to find out more about grants, training and events for small business owners. Extra support is available for businesses hit by disasters, including bushfires and coronavirus (COVID-19). See Disaster relief.

Finding support for your business

Government organisations offer year-round support for small business owners, including:

  • industry grants and funding
  • disaster relief
  • concessions – for example, land tax relief for landlords
  • business mentoring and advisor programs
  • free professional tax advice from the National Tax Clinic program
  • free skill-building workshops and webinars
  • conferences and networking events.

Get free and confidential advice from a professional financial counsellor.
CALL THE SMALL BUSINESS DEBT HELPLINE TODAY ON 1800 413 828.
The sooner you call, the sooner we can help.

How we can help

We know that the right support at the right time can help your business get back on track.

But we also know it can be difficult to find and apply for these opportunities on your own. We can guide you through the process.

We can give you advice on:

  • how to assess your financial situation
  • what support is available
  • how to find the right support for you and your business
  • how to understand and address eligibility criteria
  • how to apply, including help with forms and documents.


We can also connect you with services that provide support in other ways, such as legal advice, face-to-face financial counselling and emotional support.

Who you'll talk to

When you call us, you’ll speak to a trained financial counsellor who specialises in debt management, negotiating and counselling for small business. Our service is free, independent and confidential.
We’ll give you options, tips and advice to manage your debts and get your finances under control. Find out more About us.

Get help today

We’ve helped hundreds of small business owners just like you. Don’t wait to get help, start taking control of your finances today. 
Call the Small Business Debt Helpline on 1800 413 828.
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