Business Queensland

Making it easier to start, run and grow your business

Queensland Small Business Month

May is Queensland Small Business Month (QSBM), celebrating and supporting the thousands of small businesses operating across the state.

Attend an event to improve your business skills and network, or host an event to support local small businesses.

Popular topics

Apprenticeships work for growing businesses

Find out about grants and funding incentives available for your business when you employ an apprentice.

Natural disaster assistance

Learn what financial assistance and support is available if you have been affected by a natural disaster.

Queensland Business Energy Saving and Transformation Rebates

Find out if you're eligible to apply for a rebate to install energy efficient equipment and reduce your energy bills.

Cyber security

Read about online protection for your business, including your legal obligations, the types of threats and ways to protect your data and systems.

Register for a free business mentoring session

Discuss opportunities and challenges that you may be facing in your business with experienced business mentors.

Guide for new liquor licensees

Get help navigating the requirements of your new liquor licence. Learn how to meet your licence conditions and avoid common mistakes.

Small Business Hotline

Phone the Small Business Hotline on 1300 654 687 for information on support programs, grants and services for Queensland small businesses.

Start your business

Business Launchpad

Save time and effort when starting and running a business. Use our online tool to find which licences and permits you'll need.

Setting up a new business

Learn about the process for turning your idea and business plan into an operation that's ready to trade.

Registering a business name

Learn how to choose, register, use and manage a business name.

Business readiness health check

Receive a personalised report with advice on key areas where your start-up plans may need further work, and resources to help you launch your business.

Connect with Business Queensland

Keep up to date with all the latest information for Queensland small businesses.