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Starting a business

Thinking of opening a business in the Lockyer Valley? Don’t know where to begin?

Our Regional Development Team can assist you with getting all the information you need to start your own business. A proud supporter of local businesses, we are committed to the future development of the region and encourage you to start your own business today!

Council has developed a "Welcome to the Lockyer Valley Business Kit" which includes a business checklist as well as a list of resources and contacts for other organisations that provide business assistance. Copies of the "Welcome Kit" can be downloaded here, or request one be mailed to you at offers you simple and convenient access to all the government information, forms and services you need. It is a government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business. website provides information that may assist you, with simple and practical tips on what your business or community organisation could be doing online and how you can do it.

For more information on how Council can support you in setting up or growing your business, contact the Regional Development Team by calling (07) 5466 3505 or email

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Need more info?

Lockyer Valley Economic Brief January 2013 [PDF 1,303kb]

Lockyer Valley Regional Development Framework 2013 -2023 [3,797kb]