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Business Advice and Workshops

Business Local is a free service offering advisory support and workshops to small businesses located throughout Western Australia. The Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a provider of Business Local - a Small Business Development Corporation service funded by the Government of Western Australia.

Our Business Advisor can offer free* advice and guidance on a range of business matters including:

  • starting a business

  • planning for success

  • marketing your products and services

  • social media and digital marketing

  • employing staff

  • managing your finances

  • getting paid on time


Business Local routinely offers workshops to boost skills and help small business owners to make better informed decisions.


*Business advisory sessions are free, however there may be a charge if you receive services not covered by Business Local. You will be clearly advised before incurring any costs.


For further information on additional services offered by the Small Business Development Corporation Service please visit their website


Business Local Advisor Esperance

Eliza has recently commenced as the new Business Local Advisor in Esperance. Eliza grew up in Collie, Western Australia, and following 8 years residing in Perth, she relocated to Esperance after missing the relaxed lifestyle afforded when living in a regional town.

Eliza’s professional experience spans across project management, marketing products and services, social media and digital marketing, and event management.

Through undertaking research on tourism in Collie, Eliza has gained knowledge on various aspects of operating a small business in a rural town.


To organise a time to chat to Eliza, email or call 08 971 5142.

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Business Local Advisor Ravensthorpe 

Rhiannon is the new Business Local Advisor across Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun. She has recently moved to Ravensthorpe with her husband and daughter from Carnarvon where they lived for over two years. She brings with her professional experience in the field of Human Resources and has recently started her own consultancy business, Human Rhisources and has qualifications in Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Psychology.

Rhiannon was raised in a third generation small family business in Perth and has years of experience working with small businesses, schools, the community sector and not-for-profit organisations. She understands that in an ever changing complex regulatory environment, it can seem impossible to juggle the responsibilities of staying up to date with core business functions and the value of having access to reliable, friendly support. 

To chat to Rhiannon, email

Workshops in Action

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