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Working and business

Start or grow a business, export or import goods, or find information on employment and jobs, industries and doing business in NSW.

COVID Safe businesses

Show your commitment to COVID Safety and keeping our community safe. Complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan and register as a COVID Safe business.

Support for startups

Find out about grants available to promising NSW startups to help them find their feet.

This year SafeWork NSW is recognising businesses who can demonstrate an outstanding work health and safety response to the changed working environment due to COVID-19

Employment and jobs

Find out how to get a job, what training and support you can access and what your pay, entitlements and rights are when you are employed and what to do if you lose your job. Information about apprenticeships, traineeships, work experience, returning to work after having a child and employment services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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For business

Starting or running a business

The NSW Government offers a free business concierge, how-to guides, grants, advice, training and workshops to help you start and grow a business.

Export and import

Use help and advice from the NSW Government and Austrade to grow your business and buy and sell your goods and services internationally.


Interested in providing services to the NSW Government? Start at buy.NSW, a centralised gateway to NSW Government procurement resources and services.

Industries in NSW

Diverse industries operate in NSW, find out how the government supports businesses and innovation.

Commercial transport

Learn about requirements for heavy vehicles including tow trucks, buses and passenger transport. Find information for domestic commercial vessels in Australia including wharf access, mooring, licences and registering a vessel.

Business taxes

Find information about the types of taxes and duties businesses pay to the NSW Government including transfer duty and payroll tax.

Contact the NSW Investment Concierge team who work with experts across all levels of government and business networks to provide customised information for businesses looking to establish or grow in NSW. This service is free and confidential.
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Find out how to make your workplace safe, the legal safety requirements and managing risk. SafeWork NSW offers resources to assist you to manage health and safety in your workplace. Find safety information and advice for specific industries.
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