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COVID-19 business support

In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a range of resources and support services have been made available to small businesses and enterprises.

Streamlined approval services

The City of Wanneroo is taking a flexible approach to helping businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will relax enforcement of various conditions of approval for the foreseeable future. For further information, click below:The City of Wanneroo is taking a flexible approach to helping businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will relax enforcement of various conditions of approval for the foreseeable future.

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Business approval services

Business recovery initiatives

One-on-one advisory sessions

The City of Wanneroo has partnered with Business Foundations to deliver free one-on-one advisory sessions to local businesses to provide information about the Federal and State stimulus packages.

Email economic@wanneroo.wa.gov.au for more information, or hear from Kristina from Little Monkeys Sports on how Business Foundations helped her business find its feet earlier in the year.

Social media audit

The City of Wanneroo has partnered Meg Coffey from Coffey & Tea to provide businesses with a free audit and review of their social media channels. Places are limited, please email economic@wanneroo.wa.gov.au to register for this great opportunity.

Help for hospitality businesses 

The City of Wanneroo has partnered with Canford Hospitality Consultants to offer free advisory services to local hospitality businesses who are looking to map out potential avenues and opportunities for returning to ‘business as usual’. For more information, email economic@wanneroo.wa.gov.au.

Cyber consultations

As businesses continue to expand their online presence they also increase their risk of becoming a target for cyber criminals. 

CyberCheck.Me is an initiative developed by the ECU Security Research Institute (ECUSRI) in partnership with the Cities of Wanneroo and Joondalup, North Metro TAFE and AustCyber to provide businesses with the basic precautions they can take to protect themselves against the loss of time, money, private information and reputational damage as a result of cyber-attack. 

If you have recently changed your business’ presence online or would like to ensure you are protected, book a free consultation by emailing cybercheckme@ecu.edu.au.

Support for local businesses

Wanneroo Business Association

The City of Wanneroo continues to work closely with the Wanneroo Business Association (WBA), its members and local businesses. The WBA currently delivers a range of online and face-to-face seminars and networking opportunities to help support the local business community.

For details about business support measures, click the link below:

Wanneroo Business Association (WBA)

Small Business Development Corporation

Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) provides regularly updated information specifically related to small business owners, support and advisory services, and government support packages.

Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC)

Wanneroo Funding Finder

Do you have a business and are looking for grants and funding? Wanneroo Funding Finder is a free custom search tool that provides access to a comprehensive grants database. Search for grants and funding opportunities, access resources to help with your applications, and receive email alerts so you never miss an opportunity.

Wanneroo Funding Finder

Localised

Do you have a business in the City of Wanneroo? Connect with other businesses through our free digital platform and find local suppliers and customers with ease, whilst keeping up to date with local news and events. Click below and start expanding your local networks today! 

Digital Local Business Platform

Re-opening your business safely

We have created a guide to enable you to reopen your food business safely and to meet public safety concerns in regard to COVID -19. Download the guide by clicking below:

Re-opening your food business after COVID-19 restrictions guide

Click below to download a Contact Tracing Register template for the use in recording patrons’ details.

Contact Tracing Register Template

Stay connected

Enquiries

The City of Wanneroo’s Advocacy and Economic Development team is available to assist with advice to local businesses affected by COVID-19. To contact the team, email economic@wanneroo.wa.gov.au 

Business eNewsletter

Click below to subscribe to the City of Wanneroo's regular Business eNewsletter for updates.

City of Wanneroo Business eNewsletter subscription

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