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Ministerial Councils

A consultative forum to the Minister for Small Business

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  • Multicultural Business Ministerial Council (MBMC)
  • Small Business Ministerial Council (SBMC)

The Multicultural Business Ministerial Council (MBMC) and the Small Business Ministerial Council (SBMC) provide advice and feedback to the Minister for Small Business on a broad range of issues affecting small businesses in Victoria. The councils provide a voice for small business across government and offer an opportunity to make a positive impact for Victorian business owners.

Multicultural Business Ministerial Council (MBMC)

The Multicultural Business Ministerial Council (MBMC) provides government with a means to consult and communicate directly with business operators with a view to:

  • acting as a sounding board for government policy and services relating to the multicultural business sector
  • facilitating government’s understanding of emerging issues affecting the multicultural business sector
  • acting as conduit between government and the multicultural business sector
  • promoting the multicultural business support activities of Small Business Victoria to their networks.

Small Business Ministerial Council (SBMC)

The Small Business Ministerial Council (SBMC) provides government with a means to consult and communicate directly with business operators with a view to:

  • acting as a sounding board for government policy and services relating to the small business sector
  • facilitating government’s understanding of emerging issues affecting the small business sector
  • acting as conduit between government and the small business sector
  • promoting the small business support activities of Small Business Victoria to their networks.