Business Resources

Overview

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Useful Business Information

We offer access to the latest business-related books, magazines and online resources, as well as advertising and marketing opportunities. 
Fairfield City Council is part of the Small Business Friendly Council Initiative through Service NSW. This initiative provides us with resources to help you.

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Are you running a business? Government has a ton of useful resources to help you succeed.

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E-Resources

Access plenty of free business, productivity and self-help resources with your Fairfield City HQ digital resource card.

Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Download sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and more. 

Don't have an account? All you need to do is complete an online registration form, accept the terms and conditions, and proceed to sign up for immediate access to our digital resources.

Become a member of Fairfield City HQ icon Create a Digital Resource Account

Please note you will be taken to the Open Libraries application form in order to open up a digital resource account. 

Business Databases

Your digital resource account will give you FREE access to eBusiness resources through The State Library of New South Wales database by becoming a member. 

Click here to go to the Gale Business Plan Builder sign in portal     Gale Business: Plan Builder

Grow, plan, and optimise a business/non-profit. Utilise development tools and a systematic process to build a business plan. 

Click here to go to the Gale Business Entrepreneurship sign in portal     Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

This is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. 

linkedin learning icon   LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning has over 4,500 online courses on topics in the three main fields of study: business, technology and creative skills. 

Webinars

 

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ATO (Australian Taxation Office) are committed to delivering a better client experience for small business. Helping you to improve your skills and knowledge to be successful in your small business venture is an important part of this commitment.
 
The ATO are offering free webinars on a variety of topics. There are general topics that suit all small businesses and others that are specific to particular industries or circumstances. Some are also offered in Chinese, Arabic and Vietnamese.

When registering for a webinar the times listed will be in:
• Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
• From October to March, Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).

The webinars are interactive online seminars presented by experienced tax officers. They are live and you can ask questions to help you apply the information to your situation. If you register for a webinar, make sure you’re online by the start time as the session will be locked 10 minutes after the webinar begins. Register by clicking on the button below.

 

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Business Connect recorded webinars are available 24/7. Explore on demand webinars and resources for practical tips and insights to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.   

Business Connect Webinars 

Books

View Open Libraries' collection of 1,500 business, productivity and self-help books, eAudiobooks, eBooks and eMagazines.

Fairfield City Open Libraries logo     Click here to access the catalogue