The ‘Open for Business’ workshop will provide an opportunity to hear from and speak with City of Perth staff, relevant State Government agencies and business support services regarding the approvals, permits and resources required to open a business or expand an existing one.

The first half of the workshop will consist of an information session covering topics such as approvals, outdoor dining, safety, available grants, and other business support services.

The second half of the workshop will provide a chance for business owners to speak directly with representatives from:

  • Economic Development (City of Perth)
  • Development Approvals (City of Perth)
  • Environmental Health (City of Perth)
  • Activity Approvals (City of Perth)
  • Business Safety & Security (City of Perth)
  • Small Business Development Corporation (State Government)
  • Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (State Government)
  • Business Station (Non-profit Business Support Service)

Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas encouraged anyone considering opening or expanding a business within the City of Perth to attend the free workshop.

“The City of Perth is open for business and our aim is to make it as easy as possible for people to either start or grow a business within the City,” he said

“This workshop will provide a step-by-step guide and a chance for business owners to speak with stakeholders to support business development and growth.”

Workshops details

  • Date: Wednesday 1 December
  • Time: 9am – 12pm
  • Location: Baby Shoe at The Shoe, Yagan Square, 376-420 Wellington Street Perth WA 6050

Morning tea and refreshments provided

Bookings required via trybooking

Issued by: Hannah Marcuson, Senior Media and Communications Advisor, 0417 228 103,