Business Assistance Grant

West Wimmera Shire Council is committed to attracting new and expanding existing business and industry to the municipality. Council is willing to provide assistance to businesses in certain circumstances to commence or expand business operations within the shire.

To be eligible for assistance these businesses must demonstrate that they will be financially viable and provide a long-term benefit to the West Wimmera community.

West Wimmera Shire Council’s Business Development Department is committed to:

  • Encouraging job creation, business growth and investment
  • Attracting new business and capital to the region
  • Supporting local businesses that enhance local economic development
  • Supporting local businesses to connect with government and
  • Facilitating investment in business infrastructure to support industry development.


Tier 1 – Grant Writing support to the value of up to $1000 grant writing support via GrantGuru.

Tier 2 – New Business or expanding existing business – Up to $10,000 per business.

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Business Assistance Grant Guidelines(PDF, 265KB)