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Frequently Asked Questions


How do I find information on business grants?

Please visit South Gippsland Grant Finder - South Gippsland Grant Finder (

Is there someone I can get business advice from?

The Visitory Economy team are available to discuss your business needs, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. Contact Council on 03 5662 9200 or email us on

We have free monthly sessions available through the Small Business Mentoring Service. This is a great opportunity to get helpful one-on-one business advice from qualified experts.  Council offers the first mentoring session free to local businesses in South Gippsland. Please visit 

What webinars/workshops do you have available?

We have a range of different mentoring/workshops available, please visit Workshops & Seminars | Workshops & Seminars | South Gippsland Shire Council

How do I join my local business association?

There are a number of business associations across the South Gippsland Shire. For information on Business Association’s within South Gippsland, please visit Business & Community Groups | South Gippsland Shire Council

How do I keep updated on the latest business information?

Stay informed about forthcoming workshops, events and business news by subscribing to our Business Newsletter, please visit Business Newsletters | South Gippsland Shire Council

How do I plan for disruptions or emergencies affecting my business? 

South Gippsland has in recent years been seriously affected by natural disasters, such as drought, flood, storm and fire have shown they can have dramatic economic impacts on our community.

For information on how to prepare your business, please visit

Can anyone assist me with business permits?

Council has a dedicated Business Support Concierge, contact Council on 03 5662 9200 or email us on