Huon Valley Council, Tasmania
Huon Valley Council, Tasmania

Further Information & Support

 

Useful Resources

  • Huon Valley Business Directory

The Huon Valley Directory is a free guide produced by the Huon Valley Council, and provides access to valuable information about the Huon Valley.  The directory highlights a broad spectrum of services the Council provides to the community – from family services, planning, environmental health, recreation facilities, natural resource management and much more.  It also highlights the many businesses, community groups, associations that provide key services to the Huon Valley community and enables residents to enjoy all the area has to offer. ‘

The directory is available in hard copy and online.  To be included, please contact the Council’s Business Development Officer on (03) 6264 0359 or email: erinv@huonvalley.tas.gov.au

Click here to access the Huon Valley Directory online.

  • Huon Valley Business Database

The Council is maintaining a comprehensive database of all businesses in the Huon Valley.  The database is designed to assist the Council in its efforts attracting investment to the region.  Businesses who register on the database (by completing this form) will receive information specific to their industry, such as workshop invitations; State and Federal Government funding opportunities; invitations to Council business-specific events; and a new business oriented quarterly newsletter.
The database will be confidential and for Council’s internal use only.

For further information, contact Michelle Gledhill, Economic Development Coordinator, 6264 0360, mgledhill@huonvalley.tas.gov.au

Click here to register your details on the business database.

  • Business Licence Information Service (BLIS)

The Business Licence Information Service (BLIS) is designed to assist potential business operators to cut through red tape by providing a service that enables people to gain access, on the spot, to the business licence information they need to start a business.

Potential business operators can obtain a complete report of the relevant licence requirements by answering a few simple questions in around ten minutes.

Business Licence Information Service (BLIS)

  • Business Entry Point (BEP)

The Business Entry Point (BEP) is an initiative of the Federal Government and all states and territories.  It provides a service to Australian businesses to make it easier to deal with Government agencies.

Currently through the Business Entry Point you can:

  • Access current information on a wide range of Government assistance programs and services, and business information on topics such as taxation, record-keeping, superannuation, occupational health and safety, customs, intellectual property protection and workplace relations.
  • Gain a better understanding of your obligations, for example, as an employer and for taxation;
  • Tailor your query to suit your business and area of operation; and
  • Privately and securely undertake a number of initial business registrations which are tailored to your needs.

The BEP provides access to resources from approximately fifty Commonwealth Government agencies, one hundred state and territory government agencies, and one hundred twenty five industry associations.

  • Business Enterprise Centre (BEC)

A Business Enterprise Centre operates in the Huon Valley, based in Huonville.  The Centre provides advice and supports those needing assistance with the establishment of small or medium business enterprise development.

The BEC offers advice on almost everything that is needed to be known about running a business.  The Centre provides advice on the following:

  • Business planning;
  • Finance and accounting;
  • Marketing and sales;
  • Promotion and advertising;
  • Employment and personnel;
  • Rental premises and serviced offices;
  • Training;
  • Business licence information;
  • Insurance;
  • Legal matters;
  • Statutory/taxation requirements;
  • Adult education;
  • Access to Government departments;
  • Inventions; and
  • New ideas.

So if you require assistance with your small or medium enterprise, contact Scott Dufty (Mon, Wed and Fri only) on (03) 6264 3080 or by email: hvbecs@bigpond.com

  • Biztas

Biztas offers Tasmanian businesses the opportunity to promote their products and services to the world. Biztas is free. Businesses are able to detail their products, services and capabilities in Biztas as well as add pictures and logos to their entries. All entries are maintained by the businesses themselves. Biztas offers the international market place a 'one stop shop' when looking to source Tasmanian products and services. National and international buyers are able to conduct comprehensive searches and translate the entries into up to six different languages.

 Visit Biztas

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