Getting started 

Setting up your own business can be an exciting time but can involve a level of uncertainty and risk. Before you start, save yourself time and money by being aware of what's involved in running a business. 

To give yourself and your business every chance at success, you need to fully understand what is required through research and planning before you begin operating so you can make the best decisions for your business.

Council is committed to supporting local businesses to flourish and supporting new entrants to the market. Outlined below is key information for the Gympie region and nationally.

Gympie region

Understanding the region's planning scheme, local laws and regulatory requirements enables local business owners to make informed decisions.


Other resources is an online government resource for the Australian business community. offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, forms and services you need.

It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.

Listed below are some key areas to visit:

Contact us

Gympie Regional Council's Economic Development Unit supports the growth and success of local businesses as well as the relocation or establishment of new investment opportunities. 

Phone 1300 307 800 to speak with one of the team or email