- Existing Business
Ballarat is a city of innovation which is welcoming, supportive and growing.
Ballarat is aspiring to be the home of entrepreneurs, startups and innovators in business in Victoria.
In a world of digital disruption, artificial intelligence, automation and global-scale data collection, we want to take Ballarat’s creative spirit, reward our inquisitive citizens and nurture the development of innovative concepts and ideas within our community. It is those innately human creative skills that will keep us at the forefront of innovation and enable us to continually find opportunities in change.
There is a comprehensive system of support for start up businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators in the Ballarat region. This includes:
Formal education at a secondary, tertiary and industry level,