Find out about business support available in the Shire.
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association
The Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) is a self-funded, not-for-profit association with over 50 years’ experience in supporting the Margaret River Region to thrive through tourism.
MRBTA offers a membership service to applicable businesses to enable them to:
- Reach more visitors
- Gain valuable business insights
- Be part of the tourism community.
To find out more, including how to become a member, visit the MRBTA website.
IPS Business Advisory
Small businesses and start-ups in the South West and Peel regions of WA can access free business advice and workshops through IPS Business Advisory.
You can access resources and tools, and find out about upcoming workshops and events on the IPS Business Advisory website. To find out more or book a free appointment, visit the IPS Business Advisory website.
Small Business Development Commission
The Small Business Development Commission (SBDC) provides a wealth of information on starting and growing your business.
SBDC provides guidance, tools and templates as well as training opportunities in the following areas:
- Starting your business
- Business structure
- Business licenses and permits
- Business premises
- Financial, tax and legal
- Insurance and risk management
- Grants and tenders
- Avoiding and managing disputes
- Managing stress and anxiety
- Exporting and importing.
Find out more on the SBDC website.
Chambers of Commerce
Chambers of Commerce connect local businesses through regular correspondence, meetings and networking opportunities.
Chamber representatives can also provide advice, advocacy and information to members to promote economic development.
For more information about membership and events, visit:
A membership to the Margaret River Chamber will boost your business with new opportunities for networking, training, marketing, business support and more. The MRCCI also offer meeting room and boardroom hire. Find out about MRCCI membership benefits.
Other industry bodies and resources
More information and contact
For further information about business support or starting a business, please contact the Shire on (08) 9780 5255 or email [email protected]