Run your business

Brisbane is a great place to be in business and Council is dedicated to providing a wide range of resources and opportunities to support you. From permits, approvals and advertising sign guidance through to tender opportunities, free business events and grants, you can find what you need to run your business. You can also get support from our dedicated business hotline.

Common tasks and links

Events and news

Business case studies

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

Licences and permits

Licences and permits are required for business types and activities such as starting a food business, planning an event, and opening a stall.

Make Brisbane better

Do you have an idea that represents value for money and would make Brisbane even better?

Business recycling

Did you know Council now provides free recycling support for Brisbane businesses to help make waste minimisation and recycling easy? 

Opportunities and resources

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 licencing, development applications, business opportunities and procurement.

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Last updated:26 June 2019