Business services

We offer a variety of services to businesses. Check out the information below on how we can help you.

The Swan Business Engagement Program is your channel to connect with the City's Economic Development team. This program helps you:

  • Grow your business
  • Access training
  • Export your business
  • Develop your business ideas
  • Set up your business
  • Overcome your business challenges
  • Access information specialists
  • Navigate City processes.

We support the growth and development of the local economy though the attraction and support of businesses. For more information, or to make an appointment with an experienced Economic Development representative, contact us.

Supply nation

Supply Nation provides Australia’s leading database of verified Indigenous businesses: search by business name, product, service, area, or category.

Visit Supply Nation

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA)

IBA was created to assist and enhance the economic development opportunities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.

Visit Indigenous Business Australia

Aboriginal Business Directory WA

This directory is a free service which brings together Aboriginal businesses operating in Western Australia with potential buyers.

Visit Aboriginal Business Directory WA

We work to improve accessibility throughout the business community. In February 2023, we commenced a pilot program which invited local businesses to partake in an Accessibility Audit. To find out more about accessibility in business, visit our Accessibility for Business page.

We offer a range of recycling and waste services for businesses. Visit our Waste and Environment page for information.

The City of Swan works closely with the Western Australian Police Force and other authorities to keep you and your business safe.

Download our A Safer Way of Doing Business brochure to learn more about protecting your business from crime and disruption in the City.

WA Police have developed their Business Beat booklet(open in new window), which is another useful resource for business owners. Business Beat contains safety information and checklists designed to help you safeguard your business, property, profits and staff. 

Important numbers
Emergency – 000 – a serious crime is being or has just been committed. There is an immediate threat to people or property.

WA Police – 131 444 – antisocial or disruptive behaviour, any crimes or suspicious behaviour, an incident involving property for insurance purposes.

Crime Stoppers – 1800 333 000 – report a crime or suspicious behaviour, remain anonymous.

SMS Assist – 0403 277 478 – request assistance from WA Police by text. A WA service for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech-impaired? Should not be relied on in an emergency.

Safety and security audit checklist – a checklist that tells you how well you are applying safety and security precautions.

Incident report form – information that should be captured after an incident.

Business Watch – a WA Police initiative to help small businesses reduce crime through cooperation and education.

Fact sheets
Shoplifting and aggressive behaviour – install surveillance cameras and always report instances of shoplifting

Cash handling – leave the register open when the business is closed, make it clear cash is not left on the premises and learn the right ways to transfer cash.

Cybercrime – try to stay up-to-date with prevention measures because cybercrime is becoming more common and more complex

Graffiti and vandalism – if you witness an act of graffiti or vandalism, call police or report it online at Goodbye Graffiti

Armed robbery – Install panic alarms, know your escape routes and review safety measures. If you are a victim of an armed robbery, call 000 as soon as it is safe to do so. 
Card fraud – ask for photo identification if you are suspicious and alert police or security as soon as possible if you are a victim.

Security alarms and CCTV – Install an alarm, put CCTV cameras in strategic locations and register your CCTV system with police.

The City of Swan provides I'm Alert, a free online food safety training program for food handlers. I'm Alert is an interactive food safety training tool which conforms with Western Australian Food Act (2008) and the Australian Food Safety Standards.

Visit the I’m Alert website(open in new window) to access the training portal or contact us to discuss. 

The Making Midland Connect Free Wi-Fi project was developed as part of the City’s commitment to implementing digital initiatives to improve connectivity to local business, visitors and residents.

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