Start your business
Permits, licenses, signage, planning approvals, economic data and more
Run your business
Permits, licenses, online resources, advertising signs, recycling and more
Grow your business
Events, grants, business opportunities, selling to Council, tenders, data and more
Brisbane City Council is committed to building our local economy through supporting small business and nurturing innovation. From practical business tasks like permits and licences, to business support through grants, mentoring and business hotline, Council is dedicated to delivering convenient and practical support for business in Brisbane.

Events and news

23 May 2018
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Learn how to work smarter, not harder and discover digital tools to help run your business at our Chermside business forum.

31 May 2018
Created by potrace 1.11, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2013

Join the celebration and pitch event for participants of Council’s 2018 Elevate+ Social Enterprise program.

biome eco-friendly stores offer simple, clean and waste-free products across four local branches, as well as online.

Find out more about our dedicated Business Hotline BNE 133 including the range of topics you can get information on.

More business information

Growing Brisbane's economy

Find key economic facts, Council’s plan for our future, investment opportunities and support for international business.

Business events calendar

View a calendar of upcoming Brisbane City Council and Brisbane Marketing workshops and forums for businesses.

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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Business Hotline 133 BNE (133 263)

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