There are a number of resources available that are designed to help start, run and grow business. 


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 monthly 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.



Corangamite Shire in conjunction with Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) is offering mentoring sessions to support businesses. SBMS provides one-on-one mentoring services to the business operators in our community.

For information on how to book a one-on-one mentoring session contact Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator, Samantha Fox on 5593 7193. 



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.



Business Victoria provides invaluable tools and resources about setting up and running a business.

Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria.  RDV delivers the Victorian Government’s agenda to drive jobs and more prosperous communities in regional Victoria.

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

If you require any information, contact our Growth and Engagement team either via email or by phoning 03 5593 7100.