Templates and Tools
The Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science have developed a vast array of tools available for free download to help your small business develop and grow.
This template and guide can help you start your business, research your market, develop business goals and manage your finances.
This template and guide can help you integrate your total marketing effort and gives you a targeted approach to developing your business' products or services.
Social Media Plan
This template and guide can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of social media, and to help you decide which social media tools or websites are best suited to your business.
This template and guide will explain emergency management and why developing a plan can help you prepare, take action and recover from an emergency situation.
This template and guide can help you plan for the day when you leave your business. Planning for this time can provide a smooth transition and lowers the risk of disruption to your operations.
If you're thinking of starting a business, these templates will help with your financial arrangements. Information and templates include start-up costing, cash flow statement, profit and loss statement, balance sheet and financial ratios - sales calculators, profit ratios, liquidity ratios, finance ratios and efficiency ratios).
Digital Business Kits
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science in conjunction with peak industry bodies have teamed up to provide small to medium business with Digital Business Kits. The kits provide the tools and resources required to help businesses embrace the world of digital business.
Grants and Assistance
The Grants & Assistance tool gives you free access to Australian, state and territory government grants and assistance information.