Small Business Policy

The Treasury is responsible for promoting a suite of initiatives to support small business, enterprise development, and ensure that small business interests are reflected in Australia’s broader economic reform. 

Guides on legal issues

Codes of conduct


For a detailed statistical profile of the small business sector and reports about issues facing the sector, visit The Treasury website.

Support line is an online government resource for the Australian business community. offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.

Phone: 13 28 46 (within Australia only)
Web Chat: Access Web Chat

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Industry Portfolio Regulation Reform

The portfolio is committed to a regulation reform agenda as a means of unlocking productivity and competitiveness gains for industry.

Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda

The Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda was announced on 14 October 2014. It focuses on providing the right economic incentives to enable businesses, big and small, to grow. It contains immediate reforms which will boost competitiveness and a range of proposals for public consultation.