Business Support Service

Our local team are ready to assist Gippsland businesses, with a tailored and personalised approach, we will connect you with the information and services relevant to your business.

To keep up to date with the Service, and the team of local Concierges, visit the Gippsland Business Connect website.

Gippsland Business Connect

Local businesses can now access a free tailored support service, with staff based at Latrobe City, Wellington, Baw Baw, Bass Coast, South Gippsland, East Gippsland shires and the Latrobe Valley Authority.

People who either have a business, or are thinking about starting one can access the tailored support service which is free, flexible, confidential and adaptable to your specific needs.

We can help you with navigating the various services on offer, walk you through the process, and follow up to make sure you are on track.

How will this service benefit my business?

  • Tailored and personalised support
  • Access to up to date information
  • Connections to the most appropriate services
  • A central point of contact to direct enquiries
  • Keep up to date on new opportunities
  • Funding may be available to help develop your business capability

How is the service different?

We are providing a tailored and coordinated approach to help local people access the many government and private sector programs that exist to support businesses.

We are also actively looking for opportunities to bring support agencies, regulators and professional services together to help solve complex issues and challenges for local businesses.

Our future

We work together to continuously enhance the service, based on your feedback. If you have suggestions or ideas about we could better support local businesses in the future, we’d love to hear from you.

Contact your local business concierge

Latrobe City Council

Phone: 1300 367 700

Email: erin.moore@latrobe.vic.gov.au

Baw Baw Shire Council

Phone: 1300 229 229

Email: yourbusiness@bawbawshire.vic.gov.au

Wellington Shire Council

Phone: 1300 366 244

Email: business@wellington.vic.gov.au

Bass Coast Shire Council

Phone: 1300 BCOAST (226 278)

Email: businesssupport@basscoast.vic.gov.au

South Gippsland Shire Council

Phone: 5662 9200

Email: businessartsandtourism@southgippsland.vic.gov.au

East Gippsland Shire Council

Phone: 5153 9500

Email: economic.development@egipps.vic.gov.au