Small Business Support Centre

Advice for businesses that need it most

If you're an established small business that's struggling during these uncertain times

help is here

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Get free 1 : 1 advice from topic experts in

General business

Strategic direction

Business disruption





Human resources

Mental health

Intellectual property

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Access below market rate office and meeting space on short term agreements.


At a subsidised cost of $10 per sqm per month, with the average office space being 20sqm, that should help get you back on your feet. 

Casual meeting room hire is available from $30 ph. Training and Board rooms also available for casual hire.

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What is the purpose of the centre?

The Small Business Support Centre is a collaboration between 

The Business Centre, City of Newcastle and The Business Improvement Associations.

Local businesses Enigma and The Garis Group, are major contributors also offering 

practical business support services pro bono.

This collaboration is about connecting established business owners with business experts and low

cost temporary office space, with the goal to protect and stabilise their business

during the Covid-19 pandemic.


All Business advice and support is delivered by qualified and experienced individuals from over 20 local organisations.  Learn more about these amazing teams below.


Your extended team is ready and waiting to support you.  

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How we operate

Call or email to book in a

meeting for triage.


During triage, the team will assess your needs over the phone or via an online meeting platform, to book you in with the right experts who can answer your questions to

get you on your way.

This service is free of charge and delivered by your Small Business Support Centre team.


When we operate

9am - 5pm


Book your Business Support meetings

Book your site inspections for room hire

All meetings are delivered in a

Covid Safe environment

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Join the team?

If you are keen to offer pro bono services to

local businesses,

get in touch.


We ask that you sign an MOU with Small Business Support Centre to deliver high quality advice, to give back to community.


Predatory behaviour is not  tolerated, this is a safe space for businesses to recover, sustain

and grow.