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Council makes it easy to start, run and grow your business. As part of our commitment to build a growing economy for our city, we provide resources and opportunities for businesses at any level of growth. From getting the right permits and licences, through to data to help research your new business and our 24/7 business hotline, Council is dedicated to delivering valuable and practical support for new business.

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Small business assistance

From 1 July 2019, new and existing small businesses will receive Council fees and charges relief. To find out more before full details are released, contact 133 BNE.

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Read business case studies to find out why successful business people are establishing companies in Australia’s New World City.

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Business help

Find out more about our dedicated Business Hotline BNE 133 including the range of topics you can get information on.

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Business hotline

Business Hotline 133 BNE (133 263)

Do you have a business question? Council has a dedicated 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week hotline to support business in Brisbane. Businesses can access information on a range of Council topics including licensing, development applications, business opportunities and procurement.

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Last updated:12 June 2019