Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism annual report for 2012–13. Report is available in PDF format.
Use the grant finder to search for arts related grants that are available from both Australian and state and territory government.
Australia has a world class standards and conformance infrastructure which underpins and supports virtually every aspect of our everyday life. A number of bodies comprise this infrastructure.
Find government-funded events, seminars, training courses and workshops for business held around Australia.
Locate the grants and assistance programmes most relevant to your business. Grants are freely available from the Australian, state and territory governments. You can search through a wide variety of grants in many categories.
Recruiting and keeping the right people can play a big role in achieving business success. Provides links to helpful information on a range of topics relating to taking on an employee and creating a healthy workplace.
Provides information on Australian Government policies and programs relating to energy. Covers industrial energy efficiency, clean energy, energy markets, energy security, international engagement and energy facts, statistics and publications.
Supports the establishment of standards, programs and innovative practices to improve energy efficiency and provides Australian households and businesses with economical solutions to live and work more sustainably.
Australian federal and state laws protect business and customers from unfair trading practices. Provides information about things to consider when ensuring your business meets fair trading laws.
Provides links to a range of business-related government statistics and resources both nation-wide and for your state or territory.
Information for employers on all aspects of Australian Apprenticeships, including costs and benefits for your business and where to get more information.
Provides an alternative employment arrangement for Australian Apprentices and employers whereby a Group Training Organisation (GTO) recruits potential and/or existing Australian Apprentices under an Apprenticeship/Traineeship Training Contract and places them with host' employers while they undertake their training.
Use the grant finder to search for heritage related grants that are available from both Australian and state and territory government.
Provides information for setting up and running a home-based business including: advice and support; planning; registration and licences for home-based businesses; taxation and insurance.
Ideas and unique creations can exist in every business. Intellectual property (IP) laws allow for protection of these through patents, trade marks, copyright, designs, circuit layouts, and plant breeder's rights.
Provides information about customs requirements, government regulations, quarantine controls, and financial assistance for businesses wanting to import or export goods.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
Annual reports of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and of the former Department of Industry, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, and Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.
Use the grant finder to search for information media and telecommunications related grants that are available from both Australian and state and territory government.
Provides information about the different types of insurance that may be required for running your business and compulsory insurances such as workers' compensation.
Provides grants for projects contributing to National Science Week
Provides policy advice to the Government on sustainable development issues in, or affecting, northern Australia.
Find information about getting connected, securing your website, IT training, buying and selling online, and legal and consumer obligations.
Wages and employment conditions are often one of the first things a potential employee will consider about a job. Provides links to a range of information on employee entitlements and pay.
Use the grant finder to search for primary industry related grants that are available from both Australian and state and territory government.
The nation's finest awards for excellence in science and science teaching.
Developed to assist individual public servants, public sector teams and agencies wanting to increase the extent and effectiveness of their innovation efforts.
Provides information on Australian Government policies and programs relating to resources. Covers upstream petroleum, mining, enhancing Australia's resources sector, and radioactive waste management.
Find out more about the Australian Government’s commitment to and investment in science.
Provides information on programs and services relating to post-school education and training (vocational education and training or VET). They cover assistance for industry, business and employers; assistance for individuals; assistance for trainers and practitioners; and skills recognition and international connections.
Assistance and support to help businesses get the skills they need, to be flexible and competitive in the global market.
business.gov.au provides a how-to guide and a list of issues to consider when you're thinking of starting a business.
Understanding taxes and meeting taxation obligations is essential for any business. Understand the different types of taxations that may apply to your business, and how to register.
Selling goods and services to government is an important opportunity for all businesses. Provides information about finding tender opportunities in Australia.
Use the grant finder to search for training related grants that are available from both Australian and state and territory government.
Assists eligible students undertaking certain vocational education and training (VET) courses of study (diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma courses) with an approved VET provider, to pay for all or part of their tuition costs.
Provides information on the development of the White Paper and sets out a policy platform for realising the full economic potential of the north.
Business owners have responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace. This page links to information on WHS/OH&S Acts, regulations and codes of practice and workers' compensation requirements.
Are you new to business? The 'Starting your business checklist' covers many of the basic issues you need to consider. The checklists will be updated on a regular basis; please check that you have the latest version.