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Bega Valley Business Support Group

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The Bega Valley Business Support Group (BSG) is a coordinated group of local business advisors representing local, state, federal government and private organisations. We work at facilitating a Local Led Recovery for small business in the Bega Valley.

Who we are

We recognise small business owners have been and are still going through difficult times, and the challenge for economic recovery is ahead of us. We are committed to supporting local small businesses, that play such an important role in the economic development in our region.

Members of the BSG are on-the-ground locals who are part of numerous funded business support programs which are changing and evolving at a rapid pace.

We want to hear what type of support you need in your business and we welcome and encourage you to engage with the BSG and take up the support on offer.

BSG members include:

Bega Valley Shire Council’s Economic Development team, National Bushfire Recovery Agency, Service NSW, Entrepreneurs’ Programme Strengthening Business, Rural Financial Counselling Service, Business Connect Program, Manyrivers, AusIndustry and the Bega Valley Virtual Drop-In Centre.

What we can help with

  • Business Road map – Identifying your business challenges and needs.
  • Mentoring – Ongoing support to help implement action plans and strategies.
  • Financial Planning – Cash flow, breakeven and key performance indicators.
  • Grants and Funding – What’s available to help your business.
  • Compliance Support – Navigating through the red tape.
  • Strategy Support - Diversification, pivoting and growth.
  • New Business Support – Start-up training, mentoring and micro finance.
  • Learning – Workshops, webinars, resources and accredited training.
  • Health and wellbeing – Support to keep you healthy in your business.

For more informtion on the BSG you can contact

Tim Whitaker
Business Support Officer
Bega Valley Shire Council
Phone: 02 6499 2474
Mobile: 0427 402 050

You can contact us by filling in this form



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