Government resources

Learn what is involved in starting a business.

Setting up your own business can be an exciting time but can involve a level of uncertainty and risk. Before you start, save yourself time and money by being aware of what's involved in running a business.

To give you and your business every chance at success research is key. Take a look at the resources below to learn more.

Sunshine Coast

Understanding the region's planning scheme, local laws and regulations enables local business owners to make informed decisions.

Australia provides all the information you need to get started with business.

Listed below are key areas to visit:


Council can help businesses with the following:

  • help with finance options
  • connection with government bodies
  • information to assist with your business decisions
  • help selecting a site or relocating
  • international market information
  • industry information
  • help investors move to the Sunshine Coast.

For further information, email to: [email protected].

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
Site help & accessibility
Sign-up for our newsletter
Follow us
© Sunshine Coast Regional Council 2008 - 2023