Support for local businesses

The City of Tea Tree Gully is committed to supporting local businesses through the Small Business Advisory Service. 

Whether you’re thinking of starting a business, looking to grow your business or hire a local space, we're here to help.

We have a range of qualified and experienced business advisors who can guide you to make the best, next decisions for your business.

City of Tea Tree Gully residents have access to up to three free one-hour sessions per financial year with our business advisors. 

Businesses can also register for the Funding Finder - Grant database to seek and apply for relevant local, state and national grants. 

Subscribe to our business enewsletter to be informed on our latest workshops and networking events for businesses.

Learn more about each business advisor in the drop-down list below. Complete the form below to get in contact with one of our experienced business advisors.  

Adrian Belperio - Adcreda Accounting


Adrian is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) as well as Bachelor of Laws for the University of Adelaide and a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. 

Adrian specialises in advising small to medium size business with business and taxation advice. He has worked with various businesses from ASX listed companies through to small start-ups with a focus on helping businesses with their structure, growth, planning and operational requirements and can advise on: 

  • Developing a business strategy/plan & assist with monitoring the plan
  • Business coaching and business planning
  • Cash flow and budgeting management and forecasting
  • Business structure advice
  • Operational aspects of business (inventory, staffing etc)
  • Taxation, employee obligations (e.g. super, payroll tax)
  • Support for NDIS Businesses registered with the NDIA.



Ann-Marie Gil - Absolutely Digital


Ann- Marie Gil has worked as a Contact Trainer in the Diploma of Social Media Marketing, Certificate IV in Business and Diploma of Business for several Adelaide registered training organisations.

She can teach you how to use your social media and other platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey and Canva to effectively market your business. 

Ann-Marie Gil has worked in several of her own small businesses since 2007, including Business Success Pty Ltd and Absolutely Digital Pty Ltd and can advise on:

  • Website and app sales
  • Website development projects
  • Business and marketing plans
  • Social media marketing


Fiona Blinco - DIY Digital


Fiona has a Graduate Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation and a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration.

She has worked in national marketing roles for the Medic Alert Foundation, Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society and Multiple Sclerosis and is the author of the book "Online Marketing for Baby Boomers (and anyone else who doesn't speak geek)". 

She has a passion for the Shop Local movement and regularly presents seminars and workshops.

She has worked with numerous small businesses in Adelaide and can advise on:

  • Google business listing
  • Domain names
  • Best website platforms for do-it-yourself builders
  • Overview of website options including WordPress, Shopify and Wix
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Email marketing, including Mailchimp
  • Google advertising
  • Selling online including Etsy, eBay and Amazon.




City of Tea Tree Gully - Varied services

The City of Tea Tree Gully provides a range of services to support residents who want to start or grow a local business;

  • Youth entrepreneurship program
  • Market ready program
  • Supplying to Council 
  • Meet the makers – For creative industry businesses
  • Permits, food and personal services businesses
  • Planning and building enquiries
  • General business enquiries
  • Unsolicited proposals

Contact us to learn more about these services. 




Get in contact with a business advisor by completing the form below

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