At the end of the 2015-2016 financial year, there were more 24,000 registered business names in the City of Gosnells.

Almost two-thirds of our local businesses (63.7%) are sole traders, highlighting the importance of small business to our local economy.

The industry sectors with most businesses are:

  • Construction
  • Transport, Postal & Warehousing
  • Professional, Scientific & Technical
  • Administrative & Support Services

The industry sectors providing most jobs are:

  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Education and Training
  • Manufacturing 

The City and other agencies provide a range of information, events and support services to its businesses. See the links below for further information relevant to your business, and sign up for the City’s free Economic Development e-newsletter, which will keep you informed of local data and events.

Upcoming events

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    29 May 2017: De-mystifying the new Associations Incorporation Act - free workshop

    All incorporated associations are required to review and where necessary update their rules (often known as the constitution) to ensure the document complies with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act). Associations have until 1 July 2019 to comply, but we recommend the review process starts now.

    1317 Albany Highway, Cannington, WA

Programs and Support

Access to information on a range of programs and support functions

Economic Profile

Having access to the right information can be critical in business. Local economic information is provided by the City of Gosnells and has been sourced from other Government Agencies

Business Launchpad Awards

The City of Gosnells has introduced a new initiative to recognise and celebrate the importance of our local businesses.

The City of Gosnells is Small Business Friendly

We are very proud to announce that the City of Gosnells is one of only four local governments to be accredited by the Small Business Friendly Local Governments programme (SBFLG).

Economic Development e-newsletter

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