Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS)

At a glance


Provides organisations with grants of up to $600,000 to increase their capacity to deliver low cost business advisory and information services to small business.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must be an established, not-for-profit small business advisory service provider.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

Contact information:

13 28 46


The Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) programme provides funding to enhance service providers’ capacity to provide low cost business advisory services to small businesses and those intending to start a small business.

Funding of up to $200,000 (GST exclusive) per year is offered to successful applicants over three years, with $600,000 (GST exclusive) in total over the three years.

Total grant funding is approximately $6 million per year.

Small businesses can access advice and training from ASBAS providers across Australia on:

  • funding avenues and financial analysis
  • building your business
  • making the most of your talent and team
  • management capabilities
  • digital engagement implementation.

If you are a small business wanting to receive advice from an ASBAS provider, you can find your nearest adviser in our Advisory Services search or the Services providers list.

  • Services providers list

How to apply

The ASBAS Programme is not currently open to applications.

Key documents

  • Ministerial guidelines
  • Customer information guide
  • Factsheet

Customer stories

Read our customer stories to find out how ASBAS service providers are helping small businesses.

Thanks for your feedback. If you have any ideas on how we can improve, we'd love to hear them.

Please provide your comments in the feedback form.

You might also be interested in