Looking to start a business? Join a NEIS info session

Do you have a great idea for a business but don’t know where to start? If you’re not in full time employment or full time education or training, you may be eligible for free online training in small business management and mentoring support. Attend a free online information session to find out more.

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Thinking about starting your own business?

APM Employment Services and the New Business Assistance with NEIS are here to help.

NEIS helps eligible job seekers set up and run their own small business.

NEIS can help you create a business plan, provide you with training in small business*, and provide you with business advice and mentoring for the first 12 months.

All of the training is at no cost, and we’ll also provide you with access to training materials.

All you need is a good business idea.

Free online information session

Attend a live NEIS information session to ask questions and learn;

  • How NEIS works
  • What you can expect from New Business Assistance with NEIS
  • What business ideas are eligible?
  • How we help get you started

The NEIS information sessions run for 30 minute via Teams and the next sessions are:

  • Friday, 14th May
    • 12pm Australian Eastern Standard Time
  • Friday, 21st May
    • 12pm Australian Eastern Standard Time


of business owners who complete this course are still running successful businesses in 12 months time.


Success Stories

Jo Stanes started her fine art business with the help of NEIS

Born out of a collaborative vision to merge their creative talents and built on the belief that fine art is not simply a visual medium, but a reflection of the soul; Jo Stanes represents everything that is an expression of the true meaning of art.