City of Subiaco - Business support
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Business support

Understand what support and relief packages are available to you in relation to COVID-19 from the Federal and State Government and find out how the City is helping you get back to business.

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Promote your business

  • See Subiaco is the City's destination marketing brand and may be a suitable platform to promote your business or offer. See Subiaco also funds a range of eligible events, through sponsorship opportunities
  • We are Subiaco is a digital campaign highlighting personal stories of our local business owners. View the video series or contact us if you have a business story you'd like to share. 
  • Get Noticed! with new or improved marketing and advertising materials. The City of Subiaco teamed up with local agencies to offer great deals for your business. Take a look at the exclusive deals and packages.

Entrepeneurs, innovators and start-ups

Subiaco Connect program - applications now open! 

Subiaco Connect is a free six month program that increases the capability and connections of start-ups and small businesses that are bringing together innovation and creativity. The initiative is delivered by Atomic Sky with support from the City of Subiaco, as part of the Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme. 

Participants will be connected to a community of experienced mentors, investors and advisors who will guide participants through the growth process, including testing, marketing and capital raising. The program will finish with a showcase event where participants will have the opportunity to pitch their business idea to real investors. 

Apply

To apply, participants will need to complete a short online application. Applications close Friday 15 January 2021. Successful applicants must be available to commence the program from Monday 1 February 2021. 

Curtin Ignition Program

The City offers two fully funded scholarships each year (valued at $3250 each) for this intensive, one-week training program. Curtin Ignition helps aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and innovators prepare and trial business ideas for the commercial environment. Subscribe to the business e-newsletter to find out when the 2021 program opens.

Grants, workshops and advisory services

Search the Subiaco Funding Finder to find business grants and funding available across Australia.

Business skills, workshops and advice

  • Business Station offer free and low-cost online digital and social media workshops and business advice. View the full selection of digital online workshops or contact Business Station on 9398 6333.
  • The Small Business Development Corporation offers free online workshops for all WA small business owners. Learn about cashflow, marketing essentials and how to run your business from home. Register online or contact the Small Business Development Corporation on 133 140 or info@smallbusiness.wa.gov.
  • Western Suburbs Business Association (WSBA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven organisation representing local business people with opportunities to build profitable relationships. See the WSBA's event calendar for upcoming networking events.

Cyber security protection advice

A free online, one-on-one advisory session for small, local businesses on how to protect your business from cyber security threats. This offer is a partnership with the Western Australian Cyber Innovation Hub and places are limited. To get started, complete the Cyber Health Survey.

Community business space for hire

Choose from a mix of spaces designed for small business with WiFi, modern presentation equipment, flexible furniture, free on-site parking, large green outdoor space and kitchenette. View venue fees and charges. The Subiaco Community Business Space is suitable for meetings, workshops, presentations, pitches or an office day away from your usual place of work. Find out more and take a virtual tour.

Stay connected

Subscribe to the business e-newsletter.

It’s the most convenient way for you to keep in touch with the City. Subscribe here and view previous editions here.

Business Liaison

The City’s Business Development Officer is available to talk with you. To arrange a chat over coffee or find out how the City can support you, contact ecodev@subiaco.wa.gov.au to make an appointment.

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