Business support

Running your business

Visit the Business Victoria website or call the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15 for easy access to a range of export, enterprise improvement, investment, small business and employment services offered by the Department of State Development, Business and Innovation (DSDBI).

There are no charges for using this service.

Assistance available

Some of the information available through Business Victoria includes:

  • access to DSDBI publications
  • shop trading laws
  • Victorian, local and commonwealth government licences, permits, registrations
  • Victorian legislated references to codes of practice that are relevant to the starting and running of your business
  • eBusiness assistance
  • business name registration and licensing
  • intellectual property issues
  • business mentoring and counselling services
  • export and import details
  • innovation initiatives
  • business development
  • business support

Commercial permits


Page last updated: 22 Jun 2015