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- The Request for Tender Self-Employment Assistance 2022–2027 is available on the department’s Employment Services Tenders website.
- The Entrepreneurship Facilitator Program 2022–2025 is available on the department’s Employment Services Tenders website.
The Self Employment Assistance program will provide a range of services for current and aspiring business owners, ranging from flexible individual Business Advice Sessions to a structured 12-month package of Small Business Coaching. The program’s flexibility will allow people to choose the support that best fits their needs to run a successful small business. The Self-Employment Assistance program will replace the current New Business Assistance with NEIS program in 51 Employment Regions around Australia from 1 July 2022.
The Entrepreneurship Facilitator Program will deliver a range of services to support entrepreneurship and self-employment in 23 Entrepreneurship Facilitator Regions. Entrepreneurship Facilitators have strong links to the local small business ecosystem and will provide people with information and business advice through networking events, workshops and informal advice about starting out in small business.