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Find out about Council projects, opportunities and updates for businesses to make our local area great.

Apply for a NSW Small Business Month Grant

The sixth NSW Small Business Month will take place from 1 - 30 November 2022. Grants of up to $5,000 for eligible applicants are available to help them organise and deliver FREE events that directly benefit and support the small business community.

The theme of this Small Business Month is "Connect for Success", which reflects the NSW Government’s determination to help small businesses recover from COVID, floods, other economic challenges and look toward a brighter future.

Grant applications closed for November 2022 program

Chambers of commerce, industry associations, not-for-profit organisations and NSW local councils can apply for a grant of up to $5,000 (GST exempt) to deliver activities that directly benefit and support their local small business community from 1 to 30 November 2022.

Grant applications closed on 5 August 2022 at 5pm.

Read the grant guidelines here.

Parklet Trial Program has been launched

Submit your application now!

Following more than $7.9 million in local business support measures released last year, Woollahra Municipal Council approved additional initiatives to help ease the economic burden of the pandemic.

In recognition of the fact that physical distancing requirements are likely to dramatically reduce the amount of patrons that hospitality businesses can typically accommodate in dining areas, Council has introduced a parklet trial program. This program enables any hospitality business with an existing footway dining approval to apply to use a kerbside parking space for additional outdoor dining. Find out more information about the parklet trial program.