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Supporting Business

Supporting Business

The Economic Development Unit helps new and existing businesses to grow and prosper, providing support, advice and mentoring services. We provide:

  • Business site visits
    We regularly visit businesses on site to gain insights into local issues and opportunities.
  • Workshops 
    Workshops are run in conjunction with Small Business Victoria, to help businesses start-up, grow, and prosper
  • Business mentoring sessions
    Sessions via the Small Business Mentoring Service and the Small Business Bus
  • Business breakfasts
    Business breakfasts are held in Swan Hill and Robinvale offering keynote speakers, presentations from Council and valuable networking opportunities
  • State Government assistance
    Access to key representatives from Regional Development Victoria, the Department of State Development, and the Business and Innovation Department
  • Funding opportunities
    We provide information and direction on possible funding sources and assist with funding applications
  • e-Newsletter Monthly Business Newsletter
    Up-to-date information on business related activities, including workshops, events and grants
  • Swan Hill Incorporated
    We work with Swan Hill Incorporated on marketing programs to increase business activity. This includes the buy local campaign, rewards card vouchers and the business directory phone book. Go to: Visit Swan Hill
  • Information packs
    Information packs are available for new businesses and investors, as well as fast fact sheets