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City of Parramatta is committed to creating a globally competitive and innovative business environment. If you're looking to start or grow your business, there's a range of resources available to help you get up and running successfully. 

In response to the current COVID-19 disruption many agencies have pulled together a number of resources to assist during these changing times. Sign up to our Parramatta Business Newsletter for regular updates.

Information updated 9 April 2020

NSW Government Small Business Support Grant

The NSW COVID-19 Small Business Support Grant of $10,000 will be available to eligible small business owners across NSW. The application form will be on the Service NSW website by 17 April.

View eligibility criteria at Service NSW 

Small Business Commissioner

The NSW Small Business Commissioner has put together tips and resources to help you manage your small business during the crisis and into the recovery phase.

Please refer to their website regularly.

Australian Government - Support for Business

Visit the Australian Government business website to find out information and possible financial support for Australian businesses affected by the Coronavirus.

Please visit business.gov.au or treasury.gov.au for further information.

NSW Government - Economic Stimulus

The NSW Government announced a $1.6 billion stimulus and support package to assist businesses and jobs affected.

For further information go to www.nsw.gov.au

Please visit business.gov.au for further information.

Economic Development Australia - Coronavirus Recovery Hub

This knowledge hub provides relevant funding links, resources, case studies and learnings from around the world. EDA will update and add to this hub on an on-going basis.

For further information go to Economic Development Australia website.

Discover Parramatta - Support local

Are you a small business located in the City of Parramatta LGA? Let us know if you're offering takeaway or delivery services by filling out a quick form on our website.

Parramatta Business Directory localised 

Are you interested in helping local businesses? Keep on the look-out for the launch of the new local directory. Localised is a social network for the public and local businesses to locate businesses and services in the Parramatta Area.

Now is an incredibly important time to connect with other local businesses, to support each other during this difficult trading time. 

We've recently started a 'COVID-19' discussion board for businesses to share how they're doing things differently. It's also a good way to support one another. We encourage you to check it out.

Get started today, click here to join

If you want to register or get more information on Parramatta Localised please email the Economic Development Team

Easy To Do Business

The Easy To Do Business Program aims to make it easier for business owners and entrepreneurs to start and grow their small business. It achieves this by providing clear information on the relevant regulations, reducing the number of forms you need to complete, and providing a business advisory to carry someone through the process. 

Visit Service NSW 

Small Biz Connect

Access a network of business advisors for one-on-one advice and support to help you whatever stage of business you're in. From starting and managing your business to growing and marketing, dispute resolution or staffing, Small Biz Connect will help link you to a business advisor available to help.

To find a local advisor near you click here.

Social enterprise program

City of Parramatta offers funding through our Social Enterprise program, supporting local social enterprises to grow and positively improve the community. 

For more information about the program, click here

Government bodies

Small Business Support Grant
The NSW COVID-19 Small Business Support Grant of $10,000 will be available to eligible small business owners across NSW. The application form will be on the Service NSW website by 17 April.

View eligibility criteria at Service NSW 

NSW Small Business Commissioner

The NSW Small Business Commissioner an independent voice. The Commissioner is a passionate supporter and advocate of small businesses while striving to resolve any issues impacting on their day-to-day operation. 

Visit the Small Business Commissioner 

NSW Office of Fair Trading

Advises business and traders on fair and ethical practice.

Visit Fair Trading NSW

Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is Australia’s workplace regulator. It is responsible for ensuring compliance with workplace laws. It also provides FREE advice and assistance to employees and employers about workplace rights and obligations. 

Visit Fair Work Ombudsman

Independent and peak bodies

Western Sydney Business Centre

Provides services to small businesses in Western Sydney including business advice, workshops, training and networking opportunities. 

Visit Western Sydney Business Centre

Parramatta Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber provides a broad range of services to local businesses including lobbying, the provision of strategic alliances, networking events, information and newsletters.

Visit Parramatta Chamber of Commerce

Western Sydney Business Connection

The group is responsible for business networking, promotion of Western Sydney and investment attraction, developing young business leaders, growing business opportunities with key Asian countries and promoting the Arts in Western Sydney.

Visit Western Sydney Business Connection