The NSW Government offers a large range of services and support to people and businesses, below are categorised sites that maybe of interest to you.
ABARES (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Science) the science and economics research bureau within the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. ABARES performs its role to support the strategic objectives of the Department: building successful primary industries; supporting agricultural communities; expanding agricultural, fisheries and forestry exports; sustaining natural resources for longer term productive primary industries; managing biosecurity and imported food risk.
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources role is to develop and implement policies and programs to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable, and supports the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.
NSW Department of Primary Industries acts in partnership with industry and other public sector organisations to foster profitable and sustainable development of primary industries in NSW.
Australian Apprenticeships encompass all apprenticeships and traineeships. They combine time at work with training and can be full-time, part-time or school-based. They are available to anyone of working age and do not require any entry qualifications.
Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.
NSW Department of Education and Training provides TAFE NSW courses and is particularly focused on addressing the training needs of industry and meeting the challenge of skills shortages in certain trades.
Business.gov.au offers you simple and convenient access to all government information, forms and services you need. It is a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.
NSW Department of Industry – Office of Regional Development works with businesses to strengthen the State's global competitiveness, promote investment and job creation and build business capability.
NSW Small Business Commissioner for people starting, running or growing a small business. We're here to help small businesses operate as professionally, as efficiently and as successfully as they can.
NSW Cross Border Commissioner the Office of the NSW Cross Border Commissioner (CBC) identifies and helps resolve issues that occur by being located near a state border.
The CBC assists businesses, organisations and individuals who live, work and operate in cross-border areas of NSW by helping to connect them to the most appropriate agency to ensure their issue is addressed. They work closely with the bordering states of NSW to gain an understanding of cross border issues and to develop a framework for the raising and resolution of cross border issues.
The Office of the NSW Cross Border Commissioner aims to achieve the best outcome for stakeholders by informing, connecting and advocating on behalf of NSW cross border communities. Our goals and strategies are outlined in the NSW Cross-Border Commissioner Business Plan 2015-18.
Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) information regarding licences required for using music in pubs, clubs, fitness centres, shops, cinemas, festivals, whether performed live, on CDs or played on the radio or television.
Australian Business Licence & Information Service helps you find the government licences, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines you need to know about to meet your compliance responsibilities.
NSW Fair Trading safeguards the rights of all consumers and advises business and traders on fair and ethical practice.
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) Promotes competition and fair trade in markets to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. Our primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with Australian competition, fair trading, and consumer protection laws - in particular the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) is Australia's corporate, markets and financial services regulator.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry takes a lead role in representing the views of business to government and ensures that legislation or proposed policy approaches at a national level address the needs of Australian businesses.
Australian Federation of Employers & Industries (AFEI) main role is to advise, represent and assist employers in meeting their obligations relating to workplace relations, to assist them with human resources management, to provide OHS and other relevant training, and to seek appropriate regulation from government.
NSW Business Chamber assists businesses of all sizes to manage their people and growth more efficiently. They provide hands on assistance to identify your workplace challenges and help you sustain and grow your business.
Business.gov.au helps you locate grants and assistance programs most relevant to your business.
Grant Connect has information about federal, state and local government funding programs and provides links and contact details for funding programs so you can get more information directly from the funding agency.
NSW Department of Industry - Office of Regional Development many business initiatives have come to fruition thanks to a funding boost which needed to kick start a great idea. Funding can take on a number of forms. Check out this website for many options.
Our Community provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities. Our partners in that work are not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises; government, philanthropic and corporate grant makers; donors and volunteers; enlightened businesses; and other community builders.
The Community Grants Hub has a current list of grant opportunities. View the grant for more information on that round, including specific supporting grant information. General information to help you prepare and submit an application for community grants can be found on this website also.
For more information on grants click onto our Community Grants below:
Austrade helps Australian businesses of all sizes, across all sectors, to succeed in international trade and investment by offering practical advice, market intelligence and ongoing support.
Department of Immigration & Border Protection - Information for Businesses, Agents and Trade Professionals including sponsorship details, information on Integrated Cargo System and obligations.
Industry Capability Network (NSW) creates opportunity for New South Wales and Australian industry by bridging the information gap between buyers and sellers by advising on supply chain development, import replacement and local industry capability and capacity.
NSW Department of Industry supports new and existing exporters with events, trade missions, international exhibitions and networking, plus one-on-one coaching by Export Advisers.
NSW Industrial Relations primary responsibilities are to monitor wages, employment rights, obligations and employment conditions in NSW. They also provide advice and information to both workers and employers. Their aim is to achieve fairness and equity for all at work.
Department of Communications & the Arts are the Australian Government’s pre-eminent advisor on communications. They develop policy, advice and initiatives that help all Australians realise the full potential of digital technologies and communication services.
Department of Industry, Innovation & Science your guide to getting online.
Attorney-General's Department services the people of Australia by providing essential expert support to the Government in the maintenance and improvement of Australia's system of law and justice and its national security and emergency management systems.
Australia.gov.au - Is your connection with government in Australia. It links to information and services on around 900 Australian Government websites.
Murray Now provides an independent focal point for the promotion and development of the Murray region as the premier business location both nationally and internationally. Regional Development Australia Murray (RDA Murray) has a commitment to bring together partnerships between whole of government, regional development organisations, the private sector and other key regional stakeholders.
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation works with industry to invest in research and development for a more profitable, sustainable and dynamic rural sector.
Australian Job Search is Australia's largest free online jobs website assisting job seekers into employment and connecting employers with quality staff.
Australian Taxation Office - Superannuation is the Government's principal revenue collection agency, whose role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians.
Australian Taxation Office - Business information about business income tax, fringe benefits tax (FBT), goods and services tax (GST), pay as you go (PAYG) and activity statements including lodgement and payments, accounts and business registration (including Australian Business Number and tax file number).
Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors.
Echuca Moama & District Tourism Association information on Accommodation, What's On, Attractions, Tours and Cruises, Restaurants and Cafes, Clubs and Pubs, Shopping, and Events to name a few.
Murray Regional Tourism (MRT) is the peak Regional Tourism Organisation representing the Murray Region. MRT works with tourism industry personnel to grow their skills, ensuring the best possible visitor experience and coordinates tourism activities wherever possible to add a cohesive polish to the holidaymaker’s retreat in the Murray River region.
Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for the international and domestic marketing of Australia as a destination for leisure and business travel.
Tourism Research Australia is Australia's leading provider of quality tourism intelligence across both international and domestic markets. We equip industry with information to strengthen their marketing and business decisions.
Safe Work Australia leads the development of national policy to improve work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia.
WorkCover NSW administers occupational health and safety, injury management, return to work and workers compensation laws, and manage the workers compensation system.