There are a range of services available online to assist you in starting up, or running your business.
These useful resources are provided by The City, government, not-for-profit and community organisations.
How can The City assist your business?
The City’s Business Engagement Officer is the new specialist point of contact for businesses in Cockburn, and will be organising workshops and networking events. The Business Engagement Officer can also help guide you through local government processes. If you have not yet met the City’s Business Engagement Officer and would like to have a chat about your business or find out how the City can support you, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Subscribe to the business e-newsletter
The City’s Business Engagement Officer wants to ensure local businesses are aware of what’s going on in Cockburn, and the initiatives and decisions that are being made that may impact on your business. To keep up to date please sign up to the new Business in Cockburn eNewsletter.
Developing your business skills
The City works in partnership with other organisations to deliver a variety of business skills training, workshops and events. Explore upcoming business events.
Business training and development
Business Foundations opens in a new window
Business Foundations receive sponsorship from the City of Cockburn and is one of the largest not-for-profit specialist business advisory and training organisations in Australia with a unique focus – they help owners of businesses start, improve and grow their enterprise. Business Foundations can help you to build your business knowledge and work ON your business, instead of just working IN your business.
Small Business Development Corporation
SBDC provide Services to the small business sector including low-cost skills workshops, licensing requirements, leasing agreements, insurance advice, and information about business structures.
Promoting better mental health for small business
Your Move opens in a new window
Resources to promote alternative transport initiatives for buinesses who want to improve employee health, reach sustainability targets or help solve parking problems
Business associations/networking groups
Melville Cockburn Chamber of Commerce opens in a new window
The Melville Cockburn Chamber of Commerce supports businesses throughout the cities of Melville and Cockburn. The MCCC connects local businesses through regular correspondence, meetings and networking opportunities and it provides advice, advocacy and information to its members to promote economic development. Visit mccc.org.au
for more information.
The Henderson Alliance
The Henderson Alliance was established in 2017 and is a dynamic and progressive alliance of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) taking positive
action to work collaboratively and build capability to create a better business environment, with new opportunities generated in defence-related
industries and other specialised sectors of advanced manufacturing. For more information, visit hendersonalliance.org.au
Beeliar Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Beeliar Regional Chamber Of Commerce promotes the interests of businesses and the broader community.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA) opens in a new window
As the peak body representing businesses in WA for more than 125 years, CCIWA supports and connects thousands of businesses with one vision in mind: for WA to be a world leading place to live and do business. They monitor and analyse the ever-changing local and national
environment so that we’re all better informed. They stay close to the laws, regulations and proposed Government decisions so that we can put WA business interests at the heart of every aspect of commerce
Economic data about Cockburn
Tenders & Opportunities to supply Cockburn