Cessnock City Council welcomes new businesses to the area. Browse this page to find links to information helpful when establishing your new business.

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Starting a business

business.gov.au takes you step by step through the process of starting a business.

Starting up or expanding?

Service NSW provides free service with personalised help when starting or expanding a small business.

Business Essentials

Business.gov.au takes you through key considerations such as government requirements.

Got a business idea?

Do you have a great idea that you want to turn into a viable business? New Business Assistance with VERTO (formerly NEIS) can give you professional training and assistance to help you start a new business.

Business Advisory services

Starting, growing, buying or selling a business? Local advisory services here.

Skills for business

Fully-subsidised online skills training in the areas of digital literacy, financial literacy and general business management.


Find out about local business chambers and business entities, where you can meet like minded business people.