The Australian Government, Department of Education, provides information on youth enterprise by providing links to services that assists young people to start their own businesses.
Business.gov.au has information on licensing, taxation, employment, importing, exporting and statistics. Business.gov.au offers simple and convenient access to all government information, forms and services. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your own business.
NEIS, a government initiative helps eligible unemployed people aged 18 years and over to start and run their own businesses. Under NEIS jobseekers receive accredited small business training, business advice and mentoring, as well as ongoing income support for up to 52 weeks.
About Training Australia is a NEIS Panel Member (Managing Agent) for the NEIS program which is funded by the Department of Education, Department of Employment and is a Complementary Program to the Job Services Australia. About Training Australia operates the NEIS program from as far south as Port Macquarie, as far west to Guyra and as far north as Brisbane including all places in between. As with all government-funded programs, especially one as good as NEIS, there are certain eligibility criteria to be met. Offers to do the NEIS training are dependent on meeting eligibility guidelines and available places. You can also access additional information from the web page http://employment.gov.au/help-available-and-eligibility-neis. Our own web page www.abouttraining.edu.au will also provide links and allow you to access this free Information and Application Kit. Applications for NEIS can be made at any time so get yours in now to avoid disappointment.
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ENYA is a not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes the active participation of young people aged 15 to 30 years in enterprise. ENYA’s mission is to support and promote the active participation of young people in enterprise in an ethical and sustainable manner. ENYA is an organisation that promotes youth enterprise, as well as supporting young Australian social and business entrepreneurs.
FYA is a not-for-profit organisation that is committed to developing innovative initiatives that support 12 to 25 year olds. FYA is relentlessly optimistic about all young people and their ability to be enterprising. FYA believe that they have the courage, imagination and will to create the change they want to see for themselves and their world.
Abr.gov.au provides information on how to setup an ABN number to successfully start your own business.