Runway provides individuals in the Ballarat region of Victoria with free and practical support to encourage them to start a business as a way to create their own job.

They aim to promote and encourage self-employment and entrepreneurship, as well as help people to start and develop their business. They also assist existing micro-business owners to keep their small business open.

The Entrepreneurship Facilitators Program is offered through group support and networking events, including light touch individual support.

Services can include advice on:

  • the benefits and challenges of self-employment
  • opportunities that align to your skills, experience, and interests
  • opportunities in your local area
  • referrals to other small business support programs, including Self-Employment Assistance.
  • Cost: Free
  • Delivery type: In person services, Phone services, Online services
  • Service area: Central Goldfields Shire Council, City of Ballarat, Golden Plains Shire Council, Hepburn Shire Council, Moorabool Shire Council, Pyrenees Shire Council