Council is committed to supporting Brisbane businesses. 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.

Current updates and events


Local partnerships

Are you a business owner in Mount Gravatt Central or Oxford Street, Bulimba? Work with Council to identify opportunities to activate your precinct.


Free networking

Make new business connections in your local area at our free Networking in the Suburbs sessions across Brisbane.

Brisbane Business Hub

The new Brisbane Business Hub is here to support local businesses to recover and transform in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.


Make Brisbane better

Do you have an idea that represents value for money, solves a problem, addresses an opportunity for Brisbane or enhances Council services?



Business Excellence: In Conversation

Engage with a panel of Brisbane business experts and discover successful strategies from those who have been there before.

Economic recovery

Read Brisbane's Economic Recovery Plan to find out how Council is supporting Brisbane's recovery.

Current tenders

Discover the tenders that are currently open for submission and plan for upcoming tenders.


Boost sales success  

Learn how to harness the right tools to convert a lead into a sale at the Lord Mayor’s Business Excellence Workshop on 12 May.  

Join us on Facebook

Join our Business in Brisbane Facebook group to connect with like-minded people and to hear more about Brisbane City Council's business offering.


Find what you need

Start your business

Permits, licences, signage, planning approvals, economic data and more

Run your business

Permits, licences, online resources, advertising signs, recycling and more

Grow your business

Events, grants, business opportunities, selling to Council, tenders and data

Shhhh... something is coming

We’re developing a new tool to help support local businesses. Sign up to be the first to hear about future promotional opportunities.