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Resources and tools

It can be difficult and time consuming locating business tools and resources that are reliable, meet legal requirements and are free!

Both the Australian Government and the Victorian Government business websites include a range of free, reliable resources, tools, information and advice.

The Australian Government's business website has a range of guides, tutorials and resources relating to:

  • registering and starting your business
  • all aspects of business (including, finance, marketing, managing people, change and growth)
  • grants and programs
  • how to find reliable expertise and advice
  • events and training

The Victorian Government's business website contains a library of templates covering:

  • COVID safe plan
  • marketing
  • finance and accounting
  • recruiting and staff management
  • business and actions plans
  • one-page action plan
  • Occupational health and safety and risk

the site also includes calculators for:

  • paying overtime and employing new staff
  • unscheduled leave
  • staff turnover
  • staff productivity
  • long service leave

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

The Australian Taxation Office website provides a range of information including:

  • starting your own business
  • what registrations you will need
  • goods and services tax (GST)
  • Pay as You Go (PAYG) reporting
  • single touch payroll
  • start reporting

Other websites


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