Business Queensland

Making it easier to start, run and grow your business

Apprenticeships work for growing businesses

There are benefits, grants and funding incentives available for your business when you employ an apprentice.

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Small business cyber support

Find out how to protect your IT systems and data. Make sure your business has a plan for dealing with cyber attacks and other online risks.

Back to Work program

Learn if your business is eligible for grants to help you build a diverse and inclusive workforce and get more Queenslanders back into employment.

Tourism Business Capability Subsidy—Round 2

Eligible sole traders, micro, small and medium-sized tourism and event businesses can apply for funding to undertake training and/or accreditation programs.

Business Queensland Connect the podcast

Watch and listen to Business Queensland Connect the podcast, the show designed to help small businesses start, grow and thrive.

New strategy is empowering Queensland small businesses

Find out how our new 3-year strategy is building a strong and diverse small business sector, boosting economic growth, creating jobs, and seizing opportunities.

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.

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.