What is New Business Assistance with NEIS?
Do you have a great idea that you want to turn into a viable business? New Business Assistance with NEIS can give you professional training and assistance to help you start a new business.
It's a competitive program with only limited places available each year.
If you think you have what it takes, don't wait. Contact us to enquire now.
What can NEIS offer me?
√ Accredited Small Business Training
Certificate IV in New Small Business
or Certificate III in Micro Business Operations
√ Business Mentoring
Personalised support in the first year of your business
√ NEIS Allowance
Up to 39 weeks (if eligible)
√ Rental Assistance
Up to 26 weeks (if eligible)
Are you eligible for New Business Assistance with NEIS?
You can take part in New Business Assistance if you:
are 18 or older
are not prohibited by law from working in Australia
are not on a work or student visa
can complete NEIS training (if relevant) and work full time in your proposed business
have not received NEIS assistance in the past year
are not an undischarged bankrupt
A NEIS provider will assess your business idea to make sure it is eligible and commercially viable.
You cannot already be operating your business on a commercial basis in Australia.
Find out more about NEIS eligibility.