Advising and encouraging people who are considering, planning and starting a business by providing free assistance.

Start-up Resources

Explore various resources that we use and recommend to help you plan, start and grow your small business.


We’ve created a Business South Facebook Group and would love for you to join us. The group provides a place for us to focus on our 4 Cs – Connection, Creativity, Community and Collaboration. Feel free to ask questions and reach out for support at anytime from us or any of the group members.

Business Idea Builder Matrix

A strong business model is central to all successful start-up ventures and businesses.  Our Business Idea Builder Matrix is a proven start-up tool that helps entrepreneurs quickly outline and test their ideas. And communicate their business model to others.

Networking Opportunities

Networking is a great way to meet new people, develop new relationships and spread the word about your business.

We’ve compiled a list of organisations that run networking events in Southern Tasmania.

Develop Your Pricing Strategy

Are you struggling to work out what to charge for your products and services?

We’ve got you! have some great information on how to determine the best pricing for your unique, individual business.

LinkedIn Basics

LinkedIn is often not at the top of the list when you think about social media platforms to promote your business. But it is a platform that gains traction for people and businesses where personal relationships are important.

This practical webinar will help you check how your own profile looks online and provide some quick ways that you can update how you are presented online to build new and stronger relationships.

Cyber Security

Business Tasmania co-hosted a webinar with Digital Ready for Business partner Neon Jungle which covered the key cyber threats to your business and what you can do about them.

You can view a recording of the webinar and find more information about online safety for businesses on the Business Tasmania cyber security page.

Beyond Blue for business owners

Beyond Blue’s NewAccess for Small Business Owners is a guided self-help mental health coaching program. It’s free, confidential and convenient.

Over 6 sessions, your mental health coach will work with you to manage stress and overwhelm using straightforward problem-solving approaches.  

Legal Essentials for Business

Find out the common laws your new business may need to comply with, such as registrations, contracts, marketing and employment.

When you start a business, you need to understand what laws apply to your new business. Consult a legal expert or business adviser to understand which laws you will need to follow.


This webinar is designed to create awareness and learn the broader context of how to use sustainability in your business and enable you to develop and incorporate “doable strategies.

This workshop lays out the core concepts, tools and actions examples” as a holistic perspective on sustainability to inspire you and engage you to take micro-step towards positive actions.


Understand the key differences between a business or hobby.

Learn how to manage payments for hobbies and businesses and find out where to go for more information.

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