Small Business Assistance is an online government resource for the Australian business community. offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, assistance, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.

Phone toll free on 13 28 46 between 8am and 8pm weekdays. Email enquiries are also welcome at

Australian Taxation Office

The Australian Taxation Office has a comprehensive guide for small businesses which can be accessed at:

Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) - Digital Solutions

Small business owners can get business assistance from accredited industry professionals.  Information can be accessed at:

Small Business Sensis

Sensis directories provide information and support for small business:

TNQ Tourism Small Business Development Program

Tourism Tropical North Queensland provides business support through workshops, one-on-one mentoring and industry networking opportunities. The program is for businesses or business intenders with less than 20 staff who derive a significant portion of revenue from tourists or operate in a tourism-related industry. Funded by Australian Small Business Advisory Services – Northern Australia Tourism Initiative, an Australian Government initiative. Access information at: