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The City of Sydney is committed to creating a globally competitive and innovative business environment.
Our dedicated staff work with sectors and industries throughout the City to create prosperous relationships and build opportunities for small to medium-sized businesses.
The current focus is the retail, creative industries, tourism and education sectors. The City is also developing a new economic development strategy to take us into the future.
A number of other state and federal government and private sector organisations also work with businesses in the local area. These are listed below.
2010 Business Partnership
President – Lawrence Gibbons
PO Box 78
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Mob: 0425 218 960
Darling Harbour Business Association Inc
CEO – Stephen Grieve
6 Selwyn Street
Artarmon NSW 2064
Tel: 02 9410 2172
Fax: 02 9967 5460
Glebe Chamber of Commerce
Haymarket Chamber of Commerce
Newtown Precinct Business Association
Paddington Business Partnership
Potts Point Partnership
Chairman: Adrian Bartels
PO Box 1680
Potts Point NSW 1335
Mob: 0414 857 165
Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce
South Sydney Business Chamber
Surry Hills Association Inc
President – Melinda Tually
c-/ I Ran The Wrong Way
378 Cleveland Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: 02 9698 0698
Surry Hills Business Alliance
Chairperson – Brian Adams
PO Box A133
Sydney South NSW 1235
Tel: 02 9318 2727
Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association
The Rocks Chamber of Commerce
Three Saints Square Project Group
Project Group Coordinator – Sue Ritchie
c/- The Beauchamp Hotel
265-267 Oxford Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2021
Mob: 0407 227 768
Walsh Bay Arts and Commerce
Independent organisations and associations
Australian National Retailers Association
Represents Australia’s largest retailers.
Tel: 02 8249 4520
Australian Retailers Association
Represents independent and national retailers.
Tel: 1300 368041
NSW Business Chamber
Connects business to information, networking and advice.
Tel: 13 26 96
Sydney Business Chamber
Lobbies all three tiers of government on behalf of the business community.
Tel: 1300 137 153
United Retail Federation
Represents small independent retailers.
Tel: 1300 721 730
State Government bodies
NSW Department of Industry and Investment
Helps companies at all stages of their development.
Tel: 1300 134 359
NSW Office of Fair Trading
Advises business and traders on fair and ethical practice.
Tel: 13 32 20
Small Business NSW
This website is for people starting, running or growing a small business.
Federal Government bodies
Helps with doing business outside of Australia.
Tel: 13 28 78
Provides convenient access to all Australian government information, transactions and services.
Tel: 1800 777 275
Creative Industries Innovation Centre
Delivers services to support creative businesses of all sizes.
Tel: 02 8217 5000
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Provides a wide range of employment, business and community assistance, including help for Indigenous Australians.
Tel: 1300 363 079
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Provides advice and assistance programs with links to further information.
Tel: 13 28 46
Legal Issues Guide for Small Business
Provides an overview of legal issues and links to other organisations.
Tel: 13 28 46
Last updated: Wednesday, 22 May 2013