Find the registrations, licences and permits you need to start or run your business.
If you are selling, closing or changing your business, you’ll need update your business registrations. Make sure you have all the relevant details on hand.
How to register a business name and how to search a name to check it's available. Find out what business name registration means for your business.
Understand the importance of business planning to help you reach your goal. The business planning section covers a broad range of information to help you start, run and grow your business.
The Government is making it easier to start a business by streamlining business registration.
We’ve made it easier to register a new business online. With this service, you can apply for key business and tax registrations using one form.
Find out if your business is entitled to an ABN. It's free and you can apply online. Registering for an ABN is not compulsory, but you will need one to register for the GST.
Find out the basic legal issues before starting your business. This may include registrations, licences and permits required for running your business operations.
Thinking of starting your own business? You’ll need to look at the different business structure types and work out which one best suits your needs.
Understand the difference between a business or a hobby. Deciding if you are a business or hobby can affect your taxation, licensing and insurance requirements so it's important to get it right.