Starting a Business
Coffs Harbour is a growing regional City with a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship supported by a range of local, state and government services and collaborative business networks.
We are here to help you navigate the process of starting a new business or relocating your existing business.
Industry and Destination Development Officers
The Coffs Harbour City Council has a team of specialists who are committed to helping you build the capacity of your business or turn your idea into a reality. We are dedicated to driving business growth in Coffs Harbour. Contact us on 02 6648 4082 to find out how we can help you.
New South Wales Government Department of Industry
A wealth of information including support and assistance, research, and specific information on industry sectors can be found on the NSW Business and Industry Portal.
Locally, ETC is contracted by the State and Federal Government to provide their business assistance programs New Enterprise Incentive Scheme, Small Biz Connect and Business Enterprise Centre. Contact ETC to find out how to access these programs.
Australian Government Business Resources
Access the Federal Government’s online business portal offering advice on grants and assistance, business establishment and compliance, skills and training and a range of useful templates.
Research and Statistics
Coffs Harbour City Council provides an advisory service that informs the community of the economic trends in the city.
The service provides a suite of tools that can be found here.
Coffs Harbour City Council Website
The Coffs Harbour City Council website provides information on permits and licensing, major projects and strategies, media centre and tendering opportunities.
You can also find links to a number of our business key contacts here.
Hear from locals why they started a business in Coffs Harbour
Peter Bulanyi on leading clean energy system manufacturer and exporter SiClean Energy
Adam Doyle from industrial design company Bruxner Product Development
Wayne Holden from leading innovative e-learning software company Janison