The Disability Trust and Workforce Australia

Entrepreneurship Facilitator Program

As part of the Australian Government’s Budget announcements, the Entrepreneurship Facilitator Program will not continue beyond 30 June 2023. There remains a range of existing services available to those who wish to explore self-employment as an option to meaningful employment or require assistance with their existing small business.

Self-Employment Assistance providers offer tailored advice through a range of flexible services. More information on Self-Employment Assistance and provider locations:

The Disability Trust will continue to be a source of Customised Employment Support for clients with disabilities including who are interested in starting or growing a business for themselves. For more information contact Rebecca McIntyre on or 0479 185 441.

Other small business resources that provide information, tools and referrals that may assist you, include:


Entrepreneurship support services can be delivered through group support and networking events, including light touch individual support.

Services can include advice on:

• The benefits and challenges of self-employment
• Opportunities that align to your skills, experience, and interests
• Opportunities in your local area
• Referrals to other small business support programs, including Self-Employment Assistance




Access resources below:

Start-up checklist
Business Plan
SWOT & Competitor Analysis Summary
SWOT & Competitor Analysis


If you have a complaint or feedback on the services provided, here are the steps of action to take.