We provide members with the tools they need to succeed in business and, as the region’s leading advocacy group, we’re committed to making the Illawarra a better place to do business. On behalf of our business community and the members we serve, we champion projects and initiatives to advance the interests of the Illawarra to create a vibrant business environment that drives economic growth and sustainable prosperity for all. 

Member Benefits

Members receive access to our comprehensive events program, exclusive communications and business updates, advice line calls and the shared advantage of our effective advocacy work. 

  • Invitations to business events including free entry to our monthly networking event series and workplace updates.
  • Workplace Advice Line calls to help your business with advice on a range of workplace issues such as wage rates, contracts of employment and workplace policies.
  • The opportunity to lend your voice to help us influence government bodies for better business conditions such as reduction in red tape, payroll tax and other costs of doing business.
  • Informative webcasts and webinars with practical advice to help you better manage your workforce, increase productivity and remain compliant with your legal obligations.
  • 5% discount on legal services from Australian Business Lawyers and Advisors.
  • Access to advice, tools and documents from My Business to help grow, improve margins and be better employers.
  • Voting rights on resolutions at member general meetings and participation in the Business NSW governance structure.

Our Network

Members of Business Illawarra also benefit from our strategic affiliation with Business NSWMy Business and Australian Business Lawyers and Advisors (ABLA), which extends our reach and the range of products and services we offer.

We work closely with our policy and advocacy colleagues at Business NSW to ensure the interests of business are heard. The strong links our network has with government are proving more important than ever in response to the global pandemic.

The award-winning team at ABLA are experts in workplace, employment, industrial relations, work health and safety, corporate, commercial and property law, and can provide advice, legal documentation, representation or training.

The My Business website has a host of free business advice, webinars and templates accessible to all members, including a comprehensive Business Guide to Coronavirus.


Join now to access to our comprehensive events program, exclusive digital communications and business updates, advice line calls and the shared advantage of our effective advocacy work.
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