Getting Started in Business - New South Wales

Service summary

The information available from this Agency provides practical advice and guidance for people that are intending to start or operate a business. Topics covered include:

  • planning your business
  • choosing a business structure
  • getting started in business
  • employing staff
  • taxation
  • undertaking market research and monitoring your operating environment
  • marketing and promoting your business
  • raising finance
  • leasing a premise
  • buying a business or franchise.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Administering agency

Department of Industry

Act(s) name

Not specified. (New South Wales)

Contact details

Department of Industry

Operating address:
MLC Centre
Level 48
19 Martin Place
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 5477
Sydney, New South Wales 2001


02 9338 6600


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Supporting information


The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.