Business and industry

From our thriving high streets to vibrant destinations off the beaten track, this is everything you need to know about running a business in Darebin.

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Business Development
Phone: 03 8470 8344


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If it's a new business idea or you’re looking to take over an existing operation, get accurate information about all aspects of running a business.
business permits

New or established businesses are likely need one or more council permits. Find what you need to know about permits, safety, training and regulations.

business resources
Find the latest details on our economic and business profile, as well as resources and organisations to support your business development.
business news
Stay connected with the latest in the business community and be the first to hear about opportunities for your business.
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The Business Recovery and Resilience team delivers events, workshops and information sessions.  
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Find where you can shop and eat locally, source supplies from local businesses and engage local professionals with the Darebin Business Map.
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From growing, expanding or starting, we have everything you need to know about business in Darebin, get the latest and connect with opportunities.
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You will need a permit if you want to display goods or trade on the footpaths in Darebin, we've got everything you need to know about mobile trading.
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We are working with local businesses to support you to become more environmentally sustainable, climate resilient and circular.

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