Starting a new business
Considering opening a business in Towong Shire? First of all, congratulations!
To give yourself the best chance at succeeding in business, it's important to understand what your obligations are, what you're trying to achieve, and what resources are available to you.
Business concierge service
Our Economic Development team has developed a business concierge service to help you start operating as soon as possible. We'll guide you through what you need to do before you start your business, including:
- applying for permits
- engaging with different Towong Shire Council departments, e.g. Building and Planning
- exploring business grants
- connecting with industry groups
- finding education and training opportunities.
To get started, contact our Economic Development team on 1300 365 222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writing a business plan
A business plan helps you define your objectives, map out strategies to achieve your goals, manage potential challenges and plan finances.
Your business plan should cover:
- your vision
- mind mapping
- SWOT analysis
- force field anaysis
- a one-page plan.
Business Victoria have great resources available to help you write a business plan.
For more information and resources, visit the Business Victoria website.