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Starting a business

Business planning information

Small Business Development Corporation provide a range of information, guidance and resources for starting a small business.

Locations and leasing

To find commercial premises available right now visit:

If you are after a temporary space, take a look at which lists a range of short term spaces available in Fremantle.

Or contact a Fremantle based leasing agent:

Norfolk Commercial - Sonia Fairhead, Director
Fremantle Property Services - Anthony Van Der Wielen, Principal
Scoop Property - Santo Merenda, Commercial agent or John Da Luz, Director

From time to time the City of Fremantle will advertise its own properties for lease. These will be made available on our website here.

Grants and financial support

If you are a job seeker interested in starting and running a small business, you might be eligible for assistance through the new enterprise incentive scheme (NEIS). NEIS can provide you with accredited small business training, business advice and mentoring, as well as ongoing income support for up to a year.

For state and federal government grant information visit

If you are seeking business finance, whether you need finance for starting or growing a business or just to help with cash flow fluctuations, the information at can get you on the right track.

Contact us

Economic development and marketing
T: 08 9432 9999
TTY: 08 9432 9777

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