• Are you a job seeker?

    We can help eligible job seekers to establish and run their own businesses
    through the Federal Government’s self employment New Enterprise Incentive Scheme.

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Business Foundations is a non-profit organisation delivering business assistance to small to medium businesses throughout Western Australia.

If you are a Western Australian business, you are eligible for government-funded support across a wide range of areas, from starting your business to growing your firm, from developing new markets and products to getting specialist advice.

However small or big you are, we know your business matters and we provide you the impartial, independent, professional advice you need to take the next step.


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