Business at the City of Greater Bendigo

Our Business Help Desk is open from 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday for all business-related enquiries on (03) 5434 6000 and [email protected]


> Budget 2020/2021 – supporting our community to recover and thrive

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption to the Greater Bendigo economy and put financial strain on many households and businesses.

The City has included support in the 2020/2021 Budget that totals $7.8M, including $4.8M from the State Government for 115 currently unemployed community members.

View a summary of the Budget 2020/2021.

You can also view the Budget 2020/2021 in full.


> Areas of business support provided directly by the City of Greater Bendigo

Navigating the City requirements

Assisting new and existing businesses to determine relevant permit requirements and regulations.

Access Business Application Navigator here.

Business investment and location advice

Supporting new businesses and businesses looking to relocate in finding the right location.

Contact our business help desk and speak with a member of our team.

Training and development

A variety of webinars delivered by local presenters; workshops and events delivered by state and federal government organisations to support local business.

Access business training material and webinars here.

Grants and funding

Link to potential funding and grants for your business through our custom search tool, Bendigo Funding Finder.

Read more about grants and funding here.

Localised business

An online platform to assist businesses with self-promotion, business events and building a strong business community.

Visit Localised (Central Victoria) here.

Business publications

We publish a variety of business news and information, including the weekly Business Matters newsletter, distributed to over 6000 business leaders across Greater Bendigo. Includes essential updates on COVID-19, professional development and training opportunities, plus information on grants and funding. 

Subscribe to Business Matters here.  


Additional information for business

We welcome your feedback.

Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.

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