Advice and Support Services

Application forms and guidelines for Morwell Small Business Grants that have been affected by the Hazelwood fire are now available. Please visit for more information

Guides and information from government and private industry sources are available to help those who would like to start and/or improve their business.

These brochures are also available at the Latrobe City Council Corporate Headquarters, 141 Commercial Road, Morwell.

Planning Guide for Business

The Planning Guide for Business(PDF, 687KB) (pdf, 687kb) outlines the planning permit process, and the course to be followed when applying for planning permits for a business or industrial activity in Latrobe City. It is designed to assist prospective or existing businesses when applying for a planning permit.

Guide are also avaliable from the Latrobe City Council Corporate Headquarters, 141 Commercial Road, Morwell..

Small Business Mentoring Service

FREE 45 minute mentoring sessions are available for businesses who would like the opportunity to talk to a professional about their business.

Appointments are available the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Latrobe City Council Corporate Headquarters, 141 Commercial Road, Morwell. To book a session, please contact us on 1300 673 700 or find out more by visiting the Small Business Mentoring Service.

Victorian Small Business Commissioner

The Victorian Small Business Commissioner operates a fair business environment for small business in Victoria. They assist businesses to resolve disputes, conduct mediations, and provide assistance at no costs or minimal cost to businesses.

For more information, visit the Victorian Small Business Commissioner or call 13 22 15.

Enterprise Connect

Enterprise Connect provides advice, support and confidential independent reviews to small and medium enterprises in Latrobe City.

To see if your business is eligible to undertake a business review, visit Enterprise Connect or call 13 17 91.

Business Links

The following page provides important links in operating your business.  

Grants and Funding

The federal and state governments have tools which can assist you to determine whether you will be eligible for a grant. Please visit  and Small Business Victoria.

For more information, contact us on 1300 367 700.