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


Events at a glance

Take a look at this helpful summary of our key workshops, forums, panel discussions and networking events.


Panel discussion

Gain tips on how to stay productive and confident in making great business decisions from this panel of business leaders on 23 July.

Economic recovery

Read Brisbane's Economic Recovery Plan to find out how Council is supporting Brisbane's recovery.


Free networking

Make new business connections in your local area at our free Networking in the Suburbs sessions across Brisbane.

Brisbane Business Hub

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


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.

Current tenders

Discover the tenders that are currently open for submission and plan for upcoming tenders.

Lord Mayor's Business Awards

Businesses and entrepreneurs who've made outstanding contributions to the city are invited to apply now for the Lord Mayor's Business Awards. 


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

The Brisbane app is coming

Don’t miss your chance to have your business listed in the soon-to-be launched Brisbane app.

Sign up your business