Small Business and Employment Programs

City of Parramatta’s business programs and events support the City’s new and existing businesses, its entrepreneurs and its growing workforce.

With access to quality seminars and workshops by leading training organisations and industry professionals, our programs provide an introduction to important business development tools that make starting or growing a business easier.

Our diverse resident population and workforce are offered opportunities for professional upskilling, improving their employability and giving them a pathway for further development.

Council’s support of business events in Parramatta helps ensure our business community is provided with opportunities for networking, connecting, recognition and reward.

View our Small Business Programs Brochure.

Small business and employment programs

The Small Business Programs and workshops offer key learning opportunities and advice to those wishing to start or grow their small business in Parramatta. Offered through the year are multi-session courses or stand-alone workshops to suit your business development needs.

Look out for new programs coming in 2020!

Australian Taxation Office free programs

The Australian Taxation Office offers free small business education events. To register please click on the link below.

Small Business Education Workshops  Date 
Starting a new business 17 February 2020
Home based business 17 February 2020
Tax Essentials 19 February 2020
Employer Essentials 19 February 2020
Single Touch Payroll for Employers 25 February 2020
Ride-Sourcing (Transporting paid passengers) 25 February 2020
Courier Services - Introduction 26 February 2020
Courier Services – How to report 26 February 2020
Starting a new business 10 March 2020
Home based business 10 March 2020

For any enquiries, please contact Council’s Economic Development team at