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 business showcase at the hub

The window display and artist wall at the Suburban Business Hub showcase local, independent and artisan businesses from all over Brisbane.

'Love Brisbane' recovery campaign

The faces behind some of Brisbane's most iconic businesses share their love of the city in a new campaign designed to boost consumer spending.

Let's talk tenders

Interested in doing business with Council? Speak face-to-face with our procurement team to find out how Council buys and the tender process.

Tips for mastering money

Bootstrapped or backed by a larger pool of capital, one thing remains true when you’re starting a business – mastering your money is key to any level of success.

Growing Precincts Together

Council is working closely with businesses in Rosalie Village and Racecourse Road, Ascot to promote the precincts as vibrant and attractive destinations.

Brisbane Business Hub

The Brisbane Business Hub supports local businesses to recover and transform in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Social media: Content Creators Masterclass

Learn how to create a compelling content strategy that helps your business cut through the noise and stand out from the crowd at this interactive workshop on 9 February.

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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. 

 

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.

Read our latest blogs

The start of a new year is the perfect time to tackle those tasks that on the surface seem annoying and time-consuming, but once done can set you up for smooth sailing throughout the year.

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.