Growing your business

From growing, expanding or starting, we have everything you need to know about business in Darebin, get the latest and connect with opportunities.

Mobile traders and footpath

Health regulations

Food safety

Applying for business permits

starting business


A map of the Darebin area, with marks for listed local businesses.
Find where you can shop and eat locally, source supplies from local businesses and engage local professionals with the Darebin Business Map.
social enterprise
Connect to social enterprises in the Darebin area and find resources to help you start your social enterprise or support its growth.
Artwork in windows of a vacant shop

Working with real estate agents and property owners we transform areas of vacant shops, graffiti and bill posters into creative destinations.

public wi fi
A City of Darebin initiative, we provide free public Wi-Fi to the public and businesses in Preston, Reservoir and Fairfield shopping strips.