Business Support

There are a number of resources and support available that are designed to help start, run and grow business.  The following areas offer information on assistance, services, tools, advice and training. 


Corangamite Business Connect is about connecting with our businesses and includes a range of initiatives including; newsletters with business specific content, business visits and the Business Corangamite Facebook page.

Business Newsletter

The Shire produces a quarterly newsletter that focuses on business and economic areas within the Shire. A copy of the latest edition can be found below.

To subscribe, please email

Business Visits

The visits program aims to develop the exchange of information between business and Council. Our staff visit you onsite at your business, providing the ability for business operators to speak openly about any issues and opportunities being experienced.

We will hear your feedback and share information about support and services that can help your business flourish.

Business Corangamite - Facebook

To stay up to date with upcoming workshops, seminars and lots of other useful information, like and follow our Business Corangamite Facebook page.


Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) provides one-on-one mentoring services to the business community.


Whether you're planning, starting or growing your business, the Small Business Bus can help you to develop your business ideas and capabilities. Free 45-minute sessions are provided by an experienced business mentor, with sessions tailored to address the specific needs of your business. For more information, or for location details, visit the website or contact 13 22 15.


If you are interested in a business visit, would like information about the mentoring service, or for any other enquiry please contact our Growth and Engagement team either via email or by phoning 03 5593 7100.