Business support and resources

We provide a range of initiatives and resources to support and develop local businesses within the Kingston community.

To stay connected and keep up to date with the latest business news, subscribe to our Kingston Business eNewsletter

Outdoor activations

We’re supporting local businesses to establish and expand their outdoor trading, with a number of outdoor activations available to Kingston businesses.

Visit Outdoor Dining for more information on footpath trading and parklets.


Are you looking to take the next step in your business but not sure how? A business mentor can help.

The Mentor Partners Program is a free, confidential service where experienced, volunteer business mentors provide advice for local business owners.

To register you interest in applying for the Mentor Partners Program, please email

Additional resources for businesses

Business Victoria – Get the guidance, services, grants and skills you need to start, run and transform your business.

Victorian Small Business Commission - offers low-cost dispute resolution services, including mediation, and champions the rights of small businesses.

Consumer Affairs Victoria – Manages the rights and responsibilities of consumers and traders, registers or licences businesses, develops codes of practice for industry, resolves disputes with traders or consumers, and prosecutes a trader where there is evidence of a breach of the law.

Australian Taxation Office – Lodge your activity statement, pay online, lodge file-based reports and update your business details.

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman - supporting small businesses and family enterprises to grow and thrive.

Federal Government Support – Information, grants, services and support from across government to help your business succeed.

The Eastern Innovation Business Centre – a high tech co-working facility located in Mulgrave for innovators, founders and venture builders.

Holmesglen Institute - New Business Assistance - providing small business management training, financial support and mentorship.

Contact us

To contact Kingston's Business team, email