Starting a new business

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Starting new business

Why Woollahra?

Woollahra Local Government Area is a great place to start a business and Woollahra Council is committed to making your journey as easy as possible.

Woollahra LGA is located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, about 5 kilometres from the CBD that makes the location very central and accessible from the Sydney CBD and surrounding suburbs.

Great connectivity to Sydney Airport and Port Botany (less than 20 mins): Port Botany is the largest container port in NSW handling 99% of containers for the State with 42% of all goods in a Sydney household being imported in containers and 80% of all import containers travel no further than 40kms from Port Botany.

Business structure & relevant registrations

The first step to starting your new business is to determine your business structure and registering your business.

General tax and financial support information

Find out more about the different kinds of tax applicable to a business. In addition, there is a wide variety of grants and financial assistance programs available for small businesses in NSW.

Permits and approvals

Many businesses require certain permits and approvals to operate.

Food and beverage business

Thinking of starting or taking over a food and beverage business? This is your one-stop shop for all you need to know to get organised.