In addition to the Victorian Government Business Offices, the following agencies can provide you with support and information.
Business Victoria connects Victorian small businesses to services, information and support.
Ph: 13 22 15
Department of Education and Training Victoria
The Higher Education and Skills Group offers training support for retrenched workers. It also works with other government departments and key industry stakeholders to provide information about skills and training services to businesses facing restructure or retrenchments.
Ph: 1800 809 834
Centrelink: Australian Government Department of Human Services
Centrelink provides a range of services and printable claim forms that can be completed and returned by mail or electronically. This includes advice and assistance on completing Centrelink forms, such as Separation Certificates and Employer Contact Certificates, as well as general information on Centrelink issues and referrals to other government agencies.
Ph: 13 11 58
Australian Tax Office (ATO)
The ATO holds tax seminars and webinars to provide a basic understanding of business tax issues and obligations. You can ask questions and learn about the many services and programs the ATO has developed to support and assist you in running your business.
Ph: 13 72 26
business.gov.au is the Australian Government's online resource for the business community. It offers access to essential information on planning, starting and growing your business including advisory services, grants and assistance, and events for business throughout Australia such as seminars, training courses and workshops.
Ph: 13 28 46
Fair Work Ombudsman
The Fair Work Ombudsman is an independent body that helps employers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities at work by promoting harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations and ensuring compliance with Australian workplace laws.
Ph: 13 13 94
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission offers a range of financial information about insolvency and winding up solvent companies, as well as voluntary deregistration.