The following links may be helpful for small- to medium-sized business owners to further their knowledge of the digital environment, and apply best practices to their digital activities.
Master Electricians Australia
Master Electricians Australia delivers useful services and tools for electrical contractors across Australia. In addition to technical and workplace relations advice, members receive access to an exclusive members area with branding and marketing advice and templates.
Digital Business Australia
The Digital Business website has a wide range of resources and case studies for each industry in the Digital Business Kit program.
World Wide Web Consortium
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organisations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop web standards. Led by web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and CEO Jeffrey Jaffe, W3C’s mission is to lead the web to its full potential.
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. You’ll find useful resources on how to comply with online advertising rules and how to manage online reviews.
Australian Tax Office
The ATO provides important legal information and links to relevant state and territory resources. Many of your business operations with the Tax Office can be completed online, rather than in person or over the phone.
Business.gov.au provides fundamental whole-of-government information, services and forms for those wanting to start their own business. Of particular use is a wide range of templates, located in the Business Topics section.
Stay Smart Online
Stay Smart Online is a cyber security website designed to assist Australian organisations and families to understand cyber security risks and to explain the steps they can take to protect their personal data and financial information when engaging in the online environment.
Australian Capital Territory
ACT Business and Industry Development provides business advice for taking your business online. You can also register for free consultations via the ACT Digital Enterprise program.
New South Wales
Small Business NSW Commissioner offers tools for supporting small business. Of particular note is the Find an Advisor service, which connects small business owners with a mentor in face-to-face meetings.
Department of Business provides a wide range of tools for small to medium business, including handy search functions such as domain name searches.
Business Development Queensland offer online tools for running all aspects of your business, as well as workshops and mentoring programs throughout the state.
SA.gov.au business, industry and trade provides resources to help small business grow in the state, as well as offering online application for contractors licenses.
Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts connects businesses with resources to grow not only their own business, but the Tasmanian industry as a whole. These include access to skills training and grants.
The Tasmanian Electronic Commerce Centre provides businesses with resources for e-commerce, IT and communications.
Business Victoria provide many resources that encourage the use of digital technology in marketing your business.
The Small Business Development Corporation offers resources to guide business owners through the life cycle of their business, including valuable resources for marketing and growth.