People on income support (such as JobSeeker Payment) who commence a NEIS business will have the choice to remain on their current income support payment or move onto NEIS Allowance.


Want to run your own business?

We can help you get started

New Business Assistance with NEIS

New Business Assistance with NEIS supports individuals who are interested in running a small business and available to work on their business full-time. NEIS provides small business training and ongoing mentoring to assist new business ideas come to life.

How we can help you realise your business dreams:

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  • Accredited training in Small Business Management

  • Assistance in developing business and financial plans

  • Flexible learning to suit your situation

  • Personalised support to bring your business idea to life

  • Experienced Business Mentors

  • Access to our large business network

  • Income support for up to 39 weeks (eligibility conditions apply)


New Business Assistance with NEIS is fully funded by the Australian Government to help assist new business start ups. You do not need to be on income support to participate in this program.   

Getting started is easy

Register your interest with our NEIS team via

email | phone 1800 308 838.

Please be advised you may not be eligible for other Government funding (eg Grants) if you are receiving NEIS Assistance.


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