Small business

As a small business, you have certain rights and protections under the law.

The ACCC is here to answer your questions and provide information and services for you.

The resources are from the ACCC's websites and other government departments and organisations.

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Small business queries

Small business complaint form

or call our small business helpline on 1300 302 021

Consumer and competition issues for small business


Small business in Focus and other Publications

Small business education program

Small Business Consultative Committee

Small business disputes

Dispute Support - Australian Small Business Commissioner

Franchisee information and support

Free Franchise Pre-entry Education - Griffith University


Franchising code of conduct

Franchising publications in our publications section

Franchising Consultative Committee

Product safety for small business

Product safety

Mandatory reporting

Scams targeting small business

Small business scams

Protecting yourself and your business

The Little Black Book of Scams

Subscribe to our small business information networks

The ACCC offers a free subscription service for those small businesses who wish to be kept up-to-date with small business or franchising developments.

Small Business Information Network

To sign up, email your contact details to

Franchising Information Network

To sign up, email your contact details to