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SME Growth Program ACT

The SME Growth Program provides ACT businesses with advice, education and training to help expand and develop their business.
Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.


What do you get?

A free business review.

Who is this for?

Established ACT small to medium sized businesses (SME's).


The SME Growth Program can help you to grow your small business and make it more competitive.

It offers a free review of your business and skilled support to make the recommended improvements in the review report.

An experienced business advisor will work with you to:

  • understand and review how you run your business
  • identify areas where you can improve.

The advisor will review and assess things like:

  • how your business functions
  • your business strategy
  • market conditions
  • your work practices.

The advisor will need access to your business information to complete a review report, including:

  • three years of financial information (profit & loss and balance sheet)
  • key employees in your business.

The review report of your business is free, and may include:

  • an assessment of the direction and strategy of the business
  • a market and industry appraisal
  • a review of internal processes
  • a financial analysis.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be registered and trading in the ACT
  • have been established for at least 2 years
  • have an annual turnover of between $500,000 and $1.5million
  • be registered for GST and have submitted BAS
  • value innovation
  • have demonstrated a capacity to grow
  • be IT enabled.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at SME Growth Program.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at SME Growth Program.