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.

Events and updates

20 November 2019

Small business forum

Join the Lord Mayor at this free business education forum in Indooroopilly on 20 November, featuring guest speakers and networking opportunities.

22 November 2019

Local networking

Council is hosting a Networking in the Suburbs session at Garden City Library to encourage small and home-based businesses to build relationships within their local business communities.

Social Enterprise program

Do you have an enterprise idea that could create positive social or environmental impact?

Small business assistance

Council is backing Brisbane’s small businesses by reducing the cost of small business fees and charges.

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

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:14 November 2019