LIST OF RESOURCES FOR MICRO BUSINESSES

There are lots of information, resources, tools, grants to help any micro business owner. Please find a list below for General and Recovery help that might be useful to you.

Micro Business Forum Resources for small business owners

General

THE BUSINESS RESILIENCE PROJECT

The Business Resilience Project is a fully-subsided workplace wellbeing service that provides small business operators with the tools and guidance needed to support resilience and mental fitness for both themselves and their workforce.
The Project connects businesses with local mentors who understand the issues effecting the communities they live and work in. These Business Resilience Mentors work one-on-one to assess the unique needs of each business, providing them with tailored resources and linkages to supports that will educate, inform and enhance their individual and workplace wellbeing.

Link - https://chessconnect.org.au/business-resilience-project

JUSTICE CONNECT

Offering free legal support for small businesses, farms and other primary producers.

Link - https://help.justiceconnect.org.au/natural-disaster/

NORTEC BUSINESS CONNECT

Advice, support and mentoring to small business owners to establish, adapt and grow their business. Business owners can access personalised business support subsidised by the NSW Government. 

Link - https://www.nortecsmallbiz.org/

Online Webinars

Link - https://www.nortecsmallbiz.org/online-webinars.html

SMALL BUSINESS NSW

Hints and tips to get your business going, manage your business and build upon your success
Link - https://www.smallbusiness.nsw.gov.au

PORT MACQUARIE HASTINGS COUNCIL

EXPORT MARKET DEVELOPMENT GRANTS (EMDG)

Funding for Australian businesses to start or grow their exports in international markets

Link - https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/export-market-development-grants-emdg

SELF START

Information and links to resources to support you through the first stages of starting your own business from planning, validating your idea, finding local support, through to perfecting your pitch.

Link - https://jobsearch.gov.au/selfstart

Micro Business Forum Resources for small business owners

Recovery

BIZREBUILD

Currently offers a $2,000 Retooling voucher to ABN registered businesses (ABN must have been registered at the time of the flood and still currently in operation) that can be used to replace business related tools and equipment lost in the floods.
There is also an application form attached for a $500 Advisory Services voucher available to flood affected businesses. This voucher can be used for advisory related professional services including, but not limited to: Accounting services; Financial planning; IT services; Legal services; Management consulting; Marketing/Web development services; or Training and development. It is important to include a proof of identity (driver licence etc) and some supporting photos of damage with the applications.

Link - https://www.bizrebuild.com.au/need-help/help-for-flood-affected-communities

BUILDING SMALL BUSINESS RESILIENCE

A range of resources to help small business owners both prepare and recover from disasters.
Link - https://www.smallbusiness.nsw.gov.au/disaster-recovery

PORT MACQUARIE HASTINGS COUNCIL