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City of Ryde - Customer Service Centre

Located at 1 Pope Street, Ryde (Top Ryde City shopping centre, below Ryde Library), the centre includes Customer Service and the specialised Building and Development Advisory Service

The Centre operates to provide services on a wide range of town planning and business related issues. You can book an appointment with a Town Planner to discuss any development matters or call 9952 8222 to arrange a meeting with Council's Economic Development Officer.

The Centre's operating hours are from 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. 


The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s trade and investment development agency. Through a network of offices in over 50 countries, Austrade assists Australian companies to grow their international business, attracts productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promotes Australia’s education sector internationally.

Austrade's role is to advance Australia's international trade, investment and education interests by providing information, advice and services.

Australian Government Business

Visit the Federal Government's Business website for simple access to information and services for business. Here you will find helpful information on planning, starting, running, selling, transferring or closing a business as well as business support and assistance like grants, advisers and events.

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Business Connect

Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start or grow your small business.

To assist small businesses in building capability to win government contracts, additional specialist procurement advisors have joined the team and are on hand to offer their expertise.

Businesses can book a session to get professional, personal and confidential advice. We also have multicultural advisors who can provide support in multiple languages and Aboriginal Business Advisory Initiative (ABAI) advisors who can provide local and culturally-appropriate coaching.

For more information, visit Business Connect.