Information and Communications Technology

Enterprise Connect Industry Support
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Information and Communications Technology

Enterprise Connect services have been extended to the information and communications technology (ICT) sector to assist more small and medium businesses develop the skills, knowledge and capability to realise their growth potential. Businesses in the ICT sector are important for the Australian economy because they provide essential support to Australia’s key sector supply chains.

Our services begin with a Business Review delivered at no charge. Conducted by our expert Business Advisers, the Business Review will help you take your business to the next level. The Business Review provides a snapshot of your current business strategy, and provides recommendations on areas to improve and new ways to transform.

With considerable industry experience, your Business Adviser will provide comprehensive, independent advice and access to industry contacts, tools and resources.

Grant assistance, training, research and technical assistance are also available to meet individual business requirements.

Applications for a Business Review can be made regardless of whether your business is located in a capital city, a major regional centre, or in rural or remote Australia.

Eligibility

In relation to ICT, Enterprise Connect assists small and medium businesses whose predominant business activity is:

  • newspaper, book, directory, software, internet and music publishing
  • motion picture, video and sound recording
  • radio, television and internet broadcasting
  • telecommunications services
  • internet service providers, web search portals and data processing services
  • library and other information services.

To be eligible, an ICT business applying for a Business Review must be solvent, have revenue or expenditure of between $1.5 million and $100 million in the current financial year or one of the two preceding financial years, possess an Australian Company Number and have a trading history of at least three years.