Support for Business

Council provides support to businesses via grants, seminars, workshops and access to one on one business mentoring services.

Business Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with business development programs, events, grants and other information to support your business. Content is handpicked so your businesses get the latest opportunities and the right support. Contact us to be added to our mailing list for the Mansfield Shire Business Matters eNewsletter.

Workshops and Seminars

Conducted throughout each year, Council partners with Mansfield District Business Association, Small Business Victoria and other government agencies to facilitate a range of workshops and seminars covering topics such as:

  • Marketing and Marketing Strategy Workshops
  • Funding / Grant Opportunities
  • Online strategy and Digital Adaptation
  • Tailored one on one mentoring via Business Recovery Advisory Services and The Victorian Small Business Bus.

Information about upcoming business development events is provided in the Mansfield Shire Business Matters eNewsletter distributed fortnightly. Contact us to be added to our mailing list.

Good Access = Good Business

Learn more about making your business safe and accessible for all customers and staff. Download a copy of our free accessibility guide and support people with a disability in our community.

Good Access = Good Business Guide 8MB PDF(PDF, 8MB)

Good Access = Good Business Checklist 360KB PDF(PDF, 361KB)

Business Continuity Template

Creating a (DOCX, 79KB)Business Continuity Plan(PDF, 275KB)  can assist you in navigating your business safely and successfully through crucial incidents or disasters. Use this template to guide your planning- considering risks and impact, insurance, communications, employees, locations, supply chain management and data management.


Employment Assistance

If you need staff, or are looking for your perfect job, the free online Jobs Hub portal is an easy way to browse employment opportunities in North-East Victoria.

Join the online community to post jobs for free or receive alerts suited to your skill set or interests: North East Victoria Jobs Hub.

There will never be a better time to start growing your business in Mansfield Shire.

Small businesses are a thriving section of our business community with more than 37.62% percent of Mansfield Shire businesses having fewer than 20 staff. 

Business Networks in the Mansfield Shire 

Mansfield District Business Association

Mansfield Winemakers

Mansfield Producers Inc

Need more assistance for your business?

Australian Taxation Office

Small Business Mentoring Services

Business Victoria

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Regional Development Victoria


Mansfield Shire Council has a key role to play as an advocate for local industry, its representatives and stakeholders, residents, ratepayers and visitors. Click on the links below to view our submissions and some advocacy achievements.

2021 Regional Telecommunications Review - A step change in demand

2022 Connecting Victoria - Mobile Tower Infrastructure

Ovens Murray Digital Plan - Part 1 Regional Context and Priorities

Ovens Murray Regional Priorities - Victoria's Infrastructure Strategy 2021-2051

(PDF, 393KB)Water For Victoria Discussion Paper Submission(PDF, 393KB)

(PDF, 13MB)Lake Eildon Receational Boat Facilities Improvement Plan(PDF, 13MB)

(PDF, 3MB)Lake Eildon Land and On Water Management Plan(PDF, 3MB)

(PDF, 326KB)