Doing business in Brisbane
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
Women in Business Grant
Council is supporting female business owners with a grant to grow and develop their business. Apply now for the Lord Mayor's Women in Business Grant until 9 December.
Pop-up Shop Program
Take your business to the next level — register your interest to trial a pop-up shop and you could be matched with an empty shopfront across Brisbane.
Suburban Shopfront Improvement Grants
If you’re looking to paint a mural, plant a green wall or re-tile your shopfront, you may be eligible for Council’s Suburban Shopfront Improvement Grant.
Nail your social media
Learn how to create a compelling social media strategy that helps your business cut through the noise at a free workshop on Thursday 4 November.
Time management and productivity
Too much to do and not enough time? The free Lord Mayor's Business Excellence Workshop on Tuesday 16 November is for you.
Read Brisbane's Economic Recovery Plan to find out how Council is supporting Brisbane's recovery.
Brisbane Business Hub
The Brisbane Business Hub supports local businesses to recover and transform in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Discover the tenders that are currently open for submission and plan for upcoming tenders.