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Small Business Mentoring Program

Find an experienced Mentor to help your business succeed.

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  • About the program
  • Contact information
  • Book a mentoring session


This program is Open for Applications.


The Department of State Development, Business and Innovation's mentoring program for small business is delivered by the Small Business Mentoring Service Inc. (SBMS).

The SBMS is a non-profit organisation that provides mentoring to medium, small and micro business operators throughout Victoria.

Nature of assistance

Mentoring services are provided by 70 highly experienced business people with skills and qualifications in a wide range of industries and disciplines. For minimal cost, Victorian small businesses can access the wisdom and experience of the SBMS mentors.

Book a free mentoring session

Program contact

Business Victoria
13 22 15 (local call)

Case study: Use mentors to get started

'Mentoring was something I'd never considered', he said, 'but Rene, my mentor, ended up being the best thing that could have happened to Sandman Electrics'

Simon, Sandman Electrics

Read more about using mentors to get started

Simon from Sandman Electrics at the Small Business Big Future exhibition