Useful business tools and resources

Business planning tools

You can access a range of business resources, including:

Learn more about these useful tools for preparing a business plan.

Business Launchpad

Use Business Launchpad to save time and effort when starting your small business. Business Launchpad is a new digital tool that makes it easier to discover licences, permits and regulatory information tailored to your business needs.

Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)

ABLIS is a free online service that will help you find the right local, Queensland and Australian government licences, permits, registrations and other support services that you need to operate a business.


Web-based seminars are an ideal way for you to improve your business skills without having to leave your desk. The Queensland Government regularly provides free business webinars that cover a range of topics to help you plan for, and continually improve, your business.

Trade and export

Trade and Investment Queensland aims to help Queensland companies earn more export dollars through individualised and targeted services such as workshops, seminars, networking events and mentoring.

Business online resources

You can sign up to or visit our Facebook and YouTube accounts to receive business updates, links to useful information and support, and case study videos to help you start, run and grow your business.

Also consider...

  • Use the business startup guide to find out how to improve your chances of business success.
  • Download the First Business app from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, for more resources on starting a business.


Small business hotline: 1300 654 687

General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)