Business Local Wheatbelt

Whether you’re just starting out with a great small business idea or looking to expand, grow or solve a specific business challenge, our Wheatbelt Business Advisors can help you on your journey to business success.

FREE Advice & Mentoring

Our Wheatbelt Small Business Advisors are available to offer expert advice and guidance on all aspects of small business including:

  • Business Start-up
  • Business Planning
  • Marketing
  • Licensing & registration
  • Taxation
  • Franchising
  • Dispute
  • Succession Planning
  • Funding
  • E-Commerce
  • Industrial Relations/HR
  • Leasing
  • Financial Planning
  • Buying/Selling.

After an initial "discovery session", your advisor will prepare an action plan and check-in regularly to offer guidance by phone, email, Skype, or face-to-face to help you achieve your goals.

Book a free LOCAL advice session

Our advisors are based in Northam, but regularly travel throughout the Wheatbelt. Contact us to schedule an appointment in your town.

Meet Your Business Local Advisors

Willy Regan

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt North

Willy currently lives in York and has worked in Northam for 13 years where she owned and operated a small business. Along with five years in media and promotional marketing roles including sales and management within the Avon Valley, Willy understands the many challenges small businesses face in the region.

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Courtney Fulwood

Business Advisor - Wheatbelt South

Brookton local Courtney is experienced in customer service, administration, social media, property management and event co-ordination gained from 7 years in Local Government. Prior to this Courtney worked in several small business in the Wheatbelt.

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Jen Hanrahan

Business Advisor - Online

Jen has specialised in digital marketing since 2005 and before joining our team, Jen owned and ran – a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses nationally from Geraldton.

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Book an online marketing consultation with me (Skype/Zoom/Phone)

FREE Business Skills Workshops

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Starting a Business (Goomalling)

Starting a Business (Goomalling)

Feb 6, 2:00pm - Feb 6, 4:00pm

Goomalling Community Resource Centre51-53 Railway TerraceGoomalling, WA6460 Map

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this FREE workshop will take you through the essentials.


You’ll cover the key steps; from looking at your suitability to run a business, to financing your idea, and identifying sales opportunities.

You’ll also receive lots of hints and tips on where to find more detailed information and advice about how to start a business.

The workshop covers:

- assessing your business idea
- building your business plan
- choosing your business structure
- legal obligations
- figuring out your finances
- and much more.
You'll receive a practical workbook, which includes an 'Are you ready?' checklist, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and book a follow-up 1-on-1 advice session.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
#Wheatbelt #Goomalling
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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Wandering)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Wandering)

Feb 11, 5:30pm - Feb 11, 7:30pm

Wandering CRC

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment.

Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline
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1. Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
2. Page Set-up - checklist
3. Industry Specific Page Settings
4. Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
6. Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
7. Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Wandering
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6 interested  ·  2 going
Understanding Business Financials (Dalwallinu)

Understanding Business Financials (Dalwallinu)

Feb 12, 10:00am - Feb 12, 12:00pm

Dalwallinu Community Resource CentreDalwallinu Discovery Centre - Johnston StDalwallinu, WA6609 Map

It is essential to be able to understand the financial health of your business, without relying solely on your accountant.

This free workshop will show you how to develop ‘snapshot’ measures (key performance indicators) of your business progress to make sure it stays on track. It will also provide you with a good understanding of your financial essentials so that you will know the right questions to ask your accountant.

Who's it for
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This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of business financials.
It will also be useful for business owners who want to be better equipped to spot financial problems or areas of concern.

Program
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This workshop covers the following topics:
- how to read a profit and loss statement
-knowing the difference between margin and mark-up
-understanding a balance sheet
-tracking key performance indicators
-knowing your net cash position
-the importance of managing cash flow.

You'll receive a practical workbook, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

You are advised to bring a calculator with you.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
#Wheatbelt #Dalwallinu
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6 interested  ·  1 going
Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Pingelly)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Pingelly)

Feb 19, 5:30pm - Feb 19, 7:30pm

Pingelly Community Resource Centre18 Parade StreetPingelly, WA6308 Map

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats

Page Set-up - checklist

Industry Specific Page Settings

Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights

Growing Your Page Likers/Followers

Posting - why, how and what your business should post.

Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Pingelly
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6 interested  ·  3 going
Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Wagin)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Wagin)

Feb 20, 5:30pm - Feb 20, 7:30pm

Wagin Community Resource Centre46-48 Tudhoe StreetWagin, WA6315 Map

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

1. Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
2. Page Set-up - checklist
3. Industry Specific Page Settings
4. Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
6. Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
7. Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place ** #Wheatbelt #Wagin
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Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dumbleyung)

Facebook Essentials for Small Business (Dumbleyung)

Feb 25, 5:30pm - Feb 25, 7:30pm

Dumbleyung CRC

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

-Facebook Overview - how it works and key stats
-Page Set-up - checklist
-Industry Specific Page Settings
-Page Management - managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights
-Growing Your Page Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, how and what your business should post.
-Facebook Advertising - brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

#Wheatbelt #Dumbleyung
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RSM - Business Local Offices

Corrigin

15 Walton Street, Corrigin WA 6375

Jurien Bay

Unit 3A - 34 Bashford Street, Jurien Bay WA 6516

Merredin

21 Mitchell Street, Merredin WA 6415

Moora

13 Dandaragan Street, Moora WA 6510

Narrogin

50 Fortune Street, Narrogin WA 6312

Northam

210 Fitzgerald Street, Northam WA 6401

Business Local Remote Consulting

Gingin, Toodyay & Other Small Business Centres

We travel to any locality in the region and will schedule workshops and one-on-one consultation sessions on demand.