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

Kick start 2021 with 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.

Brisbane Business Summit

Learn from leading business minds at the Brisbane Business Summit on 21 April 2021.



Free business workshop

Join our free Lord Mayor’s Business Excellence Workshop on 20 April and learn how to make any type of marketing work for your business. 

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.

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Supporting women-led business 

We are proud to be sponsoring SBE’s Evolve program, a hands-on learning experience aimed at empowering and growing women-led business. Applications close 19 April.  

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.