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This project has been supported by the Australian Government Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Program, an Australian Government initiative.

Australian Small Business Advisory Service
Gulf Savannah Development, QLD
Business Solutions ~2015-2018

Gulf Savannah Development Inc. (GSD) is pleased to advise that our Australian Small Business Advisory Service (ASBAS) currently has five streams under the Business Solutions Program available to small business operators or enterprising persons in the shires of Burke, Carpentaria, Croydon, Doomadgee, Etheridge, Mornington, Mareeba, Tablelands and Kowanyama.  The five streams include:

  • Funding Avenues and Financial Analysis
    Services include providing independent information and guidance on banking and finance products, coaching to present finance bids, effective cash flow management processes and financial data interpretations.  Assistance with budgets, finance/funding applications, debt controlling solutions, monetisation of products and creation of new revenue streams.
  • Building Your Business
    Services include assistance with business planning/mentoring strategies, cash flow modelling, product design, licensing requirements, market identification, production and distribution analysis, competitor and risk analysis, diagnostic assessment of current business operations and business planning advice.
  • Making the Most of Your Talent and Team
    Services include mentoring to assist clients in a broad range of expertise and experiences, building self-confidence within the business community and supporting them to embrace their talents and grow their team.  Guidance can be provided on human resource strategies including recruitment, employment and occupational health and safety requirements, advisory service meetings and networking opportunities, talent recruitment and retention tools training programs to update business operators about significant new regulations and/or relevant Australian Government business initiatives.
  • Management Capabilities
    Services include assistance to clients in developing their management skills.  Consultants are also able to provide help with creating, reviewing and implementing business plans, assessing and improving supply-chain management, succession planning and legal advice such as licencing over business premises, retail tenancy, intellectual property and credit management issues.
  • Digital Engagement Implementation
    Services include mentoring, training and assistance to clients to deliver a productive social media presence, a digital engagement strategy and an online profile that is tailored to meet individual needs.  This will include advice and assistance on e-commerce, advice with information technology and broadband service issues, and adopting concepts to assist with marketing, managing and growing ideas.

Eligible small businesses who are looking to increase productivity, or enterprising persons who are planning to start a business, can receive up to 20 hours of professional support from our ASBAS Panel of consultants. GSD can link you up with LOW COST one-on-one advice with our consultants, as per the fee schedule:

Fee Schedule – professional support via a consultant

$25 per hour (inclusive of GST)

  • Maximum of 20 hours:  this can be used for more than one panel member.
  • After 20 hours under the ASBAS Program, it then becomes a private and commercial arrangement between your business and the consultant.

logoFunds available for one-on-one consultancies are limited.
Please register your interest soon by contacting our
Small Business Support Officer, Annie Cork on
smallbusiness@gulf-savannah.com.au or
Phone 0437 029 668.

 Download the Consultants’ Pack 2015-2018

More information:

>  SBAS Presentations