Women in Business

Liverpool City Council is committed to assisting women to succeed and grow in business. We have developed the Women in Business program to support local women at all stages of their business journey.

Women in Business connects local women with resources and services relevant to their current level of business activity.

For those taking the first steps to begin their business journey, the program provides skills to establish a sustainable and successful business.

For those looking to build their business, we provide resources and information to grow and develop.

For those looking to broaden, we offer opportunities to expand your networks and assistance to take your business to the next level.

The program aims to encourage entrepreneurship, empower women to thrive in business and promote local jobs for local women. Find out what services are available to assist you.

Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections works closely with the local community through their in-house social enterprises and their ten week business incubator program that offers workshops, one-on-one mentoring and product testing.

Global Sisters is a social enterprise dedicated to providing women with the tools, networks and resources to establish or grow a business and become financially independent.

A Settlement Services International initiative that provides an ecosystem of support for refugees looking to establish a new business or seeking assistance with an existing one.

A business and innovation support program that provides facilities, assistance and resources for start-up businesses in Western Sydney.


The University of Wollongong South Western Sydney campus offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that meet the demands of the Great South West.

Programs include arts, business, IT, health management and double degrees in Arts/Law and Business/Law. The Bachelor of Business provides the knowledge and experience to move into many types of business careers such as international business, finance, public relations, management and marketing.

Understands the business environment and issues which businesses deal with in Liverpool and provides forums and networks to grow and generate new business.

Is a personalised advisory service funded by the NSW Government that supports small to medium enterprises in growing their business successfully through specialist advice, improving resilience and supporting digital readiness.

Free advice and assistance from experienced business professionals to help small businesses identify new ways to address workplace health and safety.

A three month program involving mentoring, networking and workshops on key topics including business planning, financial management, marketing and technology.


Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong has committed to achieving gender equity in the MBA program by offering 50 Women in MBA Scholarships aimed to improve the participation of women in MBA programs. An MBA has a significant impact on career pathways, particularly in driving middle-managers towards executive roles.

The Department of Industry is the point of contact for businesses considering investment or expansion.

The Jobs Action Plan provides eligible businesses with a payroll tax rebate when they employ new workers in eligible roles.