Support for Your Business

Whether you're starting a business, expanding, relocating, interested in exporting or simply seeking advice, we offer information and programs to businesses to support our region's growth.

If you have a business support enquiry, contact our Economic Development Manager on 1300676 243 or email

New Businesses

We welcome new businesses to the Murrumbidgee Council area and look forward to working with you to make your business a success. Please find below some resources to get you started with your business.

  • - is an online government resource for the Australian business community. offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, assistance, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
  • Business in NSW - Learn about starting and running a business in NSW, including financial and business advisory support options available to you.
Should you wish to have a confidential discussion on opportunities for your business interests to grow within the communities of Coleambally, Darlington Point and Jerilderie or across the broader Murrumbidgee Council region, please contact Council's Economic and Tourism Development Manager on 1300 MRMBGE (676243).


Useful contacts

Please find below useful contacts to assist you with doing business or investing in the Murrumbidgee Council area.


AusIndustry is the Australian Government's principal agency for delivering assistance, programmes and services which support industry, research and innovation.

Contact: Nicola James
Manager South West NSW
T: 0429 838 024

Efic - Finance for Australian Exporters

Efic works directly with businesses and their banks to provide financial support to Australian based companies which are exporting, are involved in a global supply chain or are seeking to grow internationally.
T: 1800 093 724

Industry Capability Network

Industry Capability Network (ICN) is a business network that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to projects large and small. They offer a new business source for suppliers and a sophisticated search service for project managers.
Contact: Geoff Reardon
Regional Manager – Murray Riverina
Suite F6, 48 Trail Street, Wagga Wagga NSW , 2650
T: 0402 632 027

Invest Regional NSW

Contact: Margaret O’Dwyer, Deputy Director for Riverina-Murray
T: 0408 963 148
Suite 5, 620 Macauley Street
Albury NSW 2640

NSW Business Chamber

NSW Business Chamber is the state's peak business organisation. As an independent not-for-profit, we put NSW business interests first with advocacy, trusted advice and affordable solutions for any business.
T: 13 26 96

NSW Small Business Commissioner

A range of small business programs and tools, including advice and workshops around the state are available through the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner.

GPO Box 5477
Sydney NSW 2001
T: 1300 795 534

Regional Development Australia – Riverina

Regional Development Australia Murray has a commitment to bring together partnerships between whole of government, regional development organisations, the private sector and other key regional stakeholders.

Marg Couch, Project Officer
T: 0487 922 570
PO Box 8025
Griffith East NSW 2680

Rural Financial Counselling Services

Rural Financial Counselling Services are here to help you work through the tough times – whether it’s ongoing drought, poor production, declining markets or anything else affecting your business and your life.
Contact: Bonnie Hayes
Rural Financial Counsellor
6/130-140 Banna Avenue, Griffith NSW 2680
T 0447 479 694

Tourism contacts

Destination NSW

Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors.
(02) 9931 1148

Destination Riverina Murray NSW

Yvette Myhill
General Manager
T: 0438 017 884

Office of Environment & Heritage

The Office of Environment & Heritage, incorporating National Parks & Wildlife Service, is responsible for protecting and conserving the natural environment, built heritage, and Aboriginal country, culture and heritage.

Kylie Walker, Regional Coordinator, South West Branch
(02) 6229 7137
PO Box 1040
Albury NSW 2640

Tourism Research Australia

Provides statistics and research on both international and domestic tourism within Australia, and research and analysis on the economic value of tourism to the economy. Their data assists the government, tourism industry and other Australian businesses to make informed planning, marketing and investment decisions.
T: (02) 6272 6968

Arts contacts

Western Riverina Arts

Western Riverina Arts is a not-for-profit organisation that works in partnership with our member councils: Narrandera Shire Council, Leeton Shire Council, Griffith City Council and Murrumbidgee Shire Council to support, develop and promote the Arts in the Western Riverina.
PO Box 355
Leeton, NSW, 2705
Aanya Whitehead
0428 882 059
(02) 6953 5147