Regional Support Services

Coonamble Shire Council

Coonamble Shire Council provides information and referral to new and existing business on a free and confidential basis. The Coonamble Shire Council works with a network of other agencies who offer a range of assistance and resources to businesses within the Shire. See below for information on some of these agencies. You can discuss your situation with Council's Economic Development Officer to find out who is best placed to assist you.

NSW Government Small Business Commissioner

As an independent voice, the Commissioner is a passionate supporter and advocate of small businesses while striving to resolve any issues impacting on their day-to-day operation.

Regional Development Australia - Orana

Orana means ‘Welcome’ in Wiradjuri, the language of one of the region’s first people.

The Orana region is a unique proposition for investment and prosperity.

The region has one of the most diverse economies in regional Australia, is widely recognised as the commercial hub of western NSW and maintains an enviable lifestyle for residents and a stunning natural environment.

With a robust commercial base and an ambition for greater population, prosperity and progress the Orana region provides a wealth of opportunities to live, work, invest and develop. The region is proud of its economic heritage founded on a strong base of agriculture and resources.


Investment NSW is a new central agency established by the NSW Premier in March this year, with a mandate to reinforce NSW as the most desirable place in the world to visit, invest and do business.

To do this, for the first time ever, Investment NSW brings all of the NSW Government’s economic development and attraction activities into the one place, allowing us to drive local and international investment and create jobs for NSW.


Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted independent business advice and events to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.