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

Brisbane's key economic facts

Council regularly collects information on Brisbane’s economic performance including key statistics and research.


Current tenders

Council advertises all current publicly-listed tenders. See current tenders and response closing date.

Tender opportunities

Council's current and upcoming tenders are listed online. Register for the Supplier Portal to view tender details and submit responses to Council. 

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Supplier events

Council delivers supplier forums throughout the year to provide businesses with opportunities to learn about working with Council. Find out about upcoming events.

Awarded contracts

Find out about contracts that have been evaluated and awarded by Council over the past 12 months.


Food business licence

If you are starting a new food business, you may need a food business licence. Check if you need a licence and how to apply. 

Brisbane Community Profiles

Brisbane Community Profiles makes it easy to find and analyse data. As a business, you can use the data to better understand your market. 

List your food truck

Do you own a food truck? List it on the free Brisbane app to increase your customer reach.


Download the June 2023 edition of the Business in Brisbane e-newsletter.

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

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.

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Get your business in the Brisbane app

Don’t miss your chance to have your business listed in the Brisbane app.

Brisbane City Council acknowledges this Country and its Traditional Custodians. We pay our respects to the Elders, those who have passed into the dreaming; those here today; those of tomorrow.