Business Support and Resources

COVID-19 help for business

Service NSW is working with federal, state and local governments and the the private sector to bring together services and support. 

The UNE SMART Region Incubator (SRI) was successful in securing significant funding from the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund (BLERF), to enable the running of a targeted business recovery program for the region at a significantly-subsidised fee to participants. The SRI has space in this program for another 10-15 businesses to join.

Cohort 1 commences 22-25 November 2021. 

Cohort 2 commences in May 2022.

For details head to or contact

Economic Development Survey & Business Gap Analysis Report March 2021

Uralla Shire Council sought community input on Economic Development and Business Gaps through independent research with funding form the NSW Bushfire Community Resilience & Economic Recovery Fund. All Businesses in the Shire were invited to participate in the research.

Business Connect

Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start or grow your small business. 

Service NSW Business Concierge

The Service NSW Business Concierge service provides business guidance and connects businesses to support and advice.

Easy to do Business from Service NSW

Business guides and support for NSW small businesses to understand the government services available to help your business grow and thrive.

Uralla Shire Business Chamber

Uralla Shire Business Chamber aims to work closely with, and provide services to, businesses to enhance business performance and promote Uralla businesses within the community and further afield.

Rural Financial Counselling Service

The Rural Financial Counselling Service - NSW Northern Region provides assistance to small business owners that have been adversely affected by drought, bushfires, and COVID-19. The program is provided at no cost to the business owner and is a confidential service to provide individual support and assist in creating a tailored recovery plan.

Regional Development Australia Northern Inland

Regional Development Australia Northern Inland (RDANI)  is a not-for-profit community based organisation with all committee members and staff having a broad and diverse skills base with extensive networks including local Governments, the private sector, education and health. RDANI uses a regional economic development framework to promote long-term regional economic growth and provide a practical focus for strengthening our region.

Mental Health at Work

Mental Health at Work provides free training programs, resources and expert WHS advice for managers and workers to create a mentally healthy workplace.

SafeWork NSW

SafeWork NSW offers online resources to help employers and workers manage risks in their work environments.

NSW First Program

Destination NSW delivers the NSW First program to assist tourism businesses around the State to develop, promote and sell their tourism products.

NSW Small Business Commissioner

Advocacy and mediation support for small businesses.

Australian Small Business Advisory Services Digital Solutions

ASBAS Digital Solutions offers small businesses low cost, high quality advice on a range of digital solutions to meet their business needs.

Australian Government Department of Business

Information, grants, services and support to help your business succeed.

Australian Taxation Office - Supporting Your Small Business

Tools and services from the ATO to help businesses with their tax and superannuation needs.

Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

Supporting economic growth by delivering policies and programs to assist job seekers find work, encourage small and family businesses to grow, and maximise opportunity through access to quality training.

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

The ASBFEO’s role is to assist and to advocate for small businesses and family enterprises to enable them to grow and thrive.