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NEIS - Newcastle

The Business Centre

Monday, 9 October 2017 at 9:00 am - Monday, 27 November 2017 at 1:00 pm (AEDT)

NEIS - Newcastle

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Dream of starting your own business? Make it a reality and create yourself a job through the Australian Government’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).


  • FREE small business training
  • FREE business advisory and mentoring support during your first year of business operation
  • Income support for up to 39 weeks for eligible people who meet the criteria


Are you eligible for NEIS?

Firstly, you can participate in NEIS if you:

  • Are at least 18 years of age at the time of commencing in NEIS;
  • Not prohibited by law from working in Australia, provided you are not an overseas visitor on a working visa or an overseas student studying in Australia;
  • Are available to participate in NEIS training activity and work full-time in the proposed NEIS Business;
  • Have not received NEIS assistance in the past year; and
  • Are not an undischarged bankrupt.


A NEIS Provider will assess your business idea.

To be eligible, your NEIS Business needs to have an independent structure, be lawful and be commercially viable. You cannot already be operating your business on a commercial basis in Australia.

The next approved NEIS training activity is scheduled to start the 9th October 2017 to 27th November 2017 in Newcastle.

This activity is a full-time activity that will require participants to undertake face to face attendance for 20 days over an 8 week period.

 Please visit to download an application today or phone New Hunter Business on 02 4925 2214 for futher information.  


Trainer: Peter Holligsworth

New Hunter Business has engaged The Business Centre RTO 90224 to deliver a Cert III in Micro Business Operations (BSB30315) training qualification as part of this activity.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government.


Have questions about NEIS - Newcastle? Contact The Business Centre

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The Business Centre
6 Dick Street
Newcastle West, NSW 2302

Monday, 9 October 2017 at 9:00 am - Monday, 27 November 2017 at 1:00 pm (AEDT)

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The Business Centre

Developing business by developing people

The Business Centre is a not-for-profit organisation, supporting small business and entrepreneurs through business advisory service, mentoring programs, workshops, training and events. The Centre provides assistance to businesses in the Central Coast, Cessnock, Dungog, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Mid-Coast, Muswellbrook, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Singleton and the Upper Hunter. Visit to learn more.

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