Doing Business in Newcastle

Start or grow your business in Newcastle, a city with plenty of opportunity and economic development.


Regulations are intended to help provide a healthy and safe city. Find out more about busking, food and drink business, environmental health, outdoor permits, fitness trainers, filming and photography, fireworks and more.


Newcastle has a range of facilities available for businesses as well as a few business services provided by Council.

Opportunities & Investment

Find Council tenders, expressions of interest, grants and sponsorships as well as other investment opportunities in Newcastle.

Smart City Program

The Smart City Program will guide Newcastle's transition to being a smart city by maximising opportunities in sectors including technology, advanced manufacturing, the digital economy and creative industries. It will leverage the smart city movement to improve liveability, sustainability and economic diversity.