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Business Support

Council's Economic Development Team assist new and existing businesses with advice and support.

To get in contact with us, email: or call 5722 0888.

To sign up to our Economic Development E-Newsletter and receive updates, click here. 

Starting Your Business

Before going into business there are many things you must consider.  If you have an idea for a business within the Rural City of Wangaratta, the Council's Economic Development team recommends you set up a time to visit with the staff to discuss your ideas.
There are also a number of usefull resources to help you such as the Victorian Government's website which outlines all you need to know about setting up a business.

Helpful Links:

Small Business Development Program

Uncover the secrets to business growth.  We host workshops and seminars that allow businesses to connect with industry experts.  Our series of business workshops and seminars provide participants with the ability to share and gain knowledge on a range of subjects relevant to your business.

Marketing your Business – How to get it right the first time Wangaratta

Monday April, 20

5:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: TBC


Taking your Business Online – What you need to know Wangaratta

Monday, May 11

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: TBC


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Thursday, June 11

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: TBC


More workshops coming soon, keep up to date on the latest workshops through our website or join us on facebook/wangarattabusinessnetwork.  


Relocating or expanding your business

When considering an expansion or relocation of your business Wangaratta is serious about helping you to expand and grow.

We can assist you by:

  • Assistance with potential site selection
  • Providing you with up to date decision support material
  • Help you navigate available funidng and grant opportunities
  • Connecting your business with service providers and industry contacts
  • Offering a point of contact through the Council planning process
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