COVID-19 update

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the globe, Wakefield Regional Council is taking proactive measures to stop the spread. Our front counter remains open but please call or email us in the first instance. We are trying to minimise risk to our people and our community so, if you can carry out business with us online or on phone, do so.

Find out about our response and important information for residents and businesses

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Links for Business

Whether you are just starting out in business, looking to move into the Wakefield region or are an established business looking for information, Wakefield Regional Council welcomes your inquiries. Feel free to contact us for any initial discussions and we'll see if we can point you in the right direction.

Meanwhile, here are some useful business links:

Guide to starting a business


Setting up your own business is exciting, but can also be challenging if you are not prepared.  This guide will take you through each step of starting a business and help you understand what's ahead.

https://www.business.gov.au/Guide/Starting

Regional Development Australia - Yorke & Mid North


RDAYMN works in partnership with business owners and the community to provide hands-on support, resources and advice.

Economic Profile - Yorke and Mid North Region


RDA Yorke and Mid North region's economic profile (Economy .id) describes the area's role within the broader economy and outlines the region's economic strengths. The latest data from Australian Bureau of Statistics as well as Australia's leading economic modellers (NIEIR) is always presented on this site.

Planning & Development


Council information to support planning or development processes.

Small Business Commissioner


The Office of the Small Business Commissioner provides services whereby disputes can be resolved with as little stress as possible to small business operators. The Commissioner also provides information to improve the capacity of small businesses to manage their affairs and inform their decision-making, so that disputes are less likely to occur.

SA Small Business Website


Supporting small business in SA.

  • starting, running or leaving your business
  • grants and support
  • protecting your business and solve problems
  • winning work with government

Australian Securities & Investments Commission


Information and guides for starting up or managing a business.

Food hygiene


Council information for food handling businesses.