New Business Assistance with NEIS

Start your own business

COVID 19: IMPORTANT NEWS FOR NEIS PARTICIPANTS
People on income support (such as JobSeeker Payment) who commence a NEIS business will have the choice to remain on their current income support payment or move onto NEIS Allowance.

My Pathway provides personalised mentoring and support to entrepreneurs, helping them to succeed beyond their first year of business. Our role is to help emerging business owners refine their ideas and create viable and sustainable businesses. click here to download My Pathway NEIS flyer

As a My Pathway NEIS participant you will receive a mix of accredited training, coaching and networking opportunities.

Turn your business idea into reality with:

  • Nationally recognised qualification (accredited training – Cert IV in Small Business Management & Cert III in Micro-business Operations)
  • Assistance in developing business and financial plans
  • Flexible learning to suit your situation
  • Experienced business mentors
  • Access to our large business network
  • Income support for up to 39 weeks (eligibility conditions apply)

Course details

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Delivery:
Online via Skype (due to COVID-19 restrictions)

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Course Duration:
Up to 52 weeks

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Location:
Cairns, Townsville/Mt Isa, Mackay, Darwin/Alice Springs

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Cost:
No cost (eligibility applies)

New Business Assistance with NEIS is fully funded by the Australian Government to help assist new business start-ups. You do not need to be on income support to participate in this program.

Please be advised you may not be eligible for other Government funding (eg Grants) if you are receiving NEIS Assistance.

Once you have been confirmed eligible to enter the program, the next step My Pathway will complete is an assessment of your business idea to make sure it meets set business eligibility criteria.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 years of age when starting NEIS
  • Not prohibited by law from working in Australia
  • Not an overseas visitor on a working holiday or overseas student studying in Australia
  • Available to participate in NEIS training and work fulltime in your proposed new business
  • Have not participated in NEIS in the past year
  • Not an undischarged bankrupt

The My Pathway Difference

As a My Pathway participant, you will gain access to a strong community of professional and social networks, built over more than a decade of experience within the Employment Services industry.

Provider of Choice

We’re the only provider trusted by the Australian Government to provide the NEIS program in our regions.

Full-service Provider

We won’t make you do the run around. All our services are under the one roof. From training and professional development courses to mentoring and business start-up support you’ve got easy access with My Pathway.

Dedicated & Personal

We’re not a big chain with a split focus. Our team is focused on developing a personal and deeper connection with you to get you the best outcome that improves your life.

Online Community

Resources and community chat platforms are easily accessible online offering more inclusion and contact points to connect and grow at leisure.

NEIS information sessions

Run weekly

Hear more about the program through our information sessions run weekly in Cairns and Townsville.

Contact us to find when these will be scheduled in your area.

Exploring being my own boss

2 week workshop

For those who feel they aren’t quite ready to fully commit to starting a business, we offer a 2 week workshop to trial and get a taste of self-employment. This workshop is a great introduction and pathway to the New Business Assistance with NEIS program. Contact us to find when these will be scheduled in your area.

Let’s start your business

Contact us to for more information or register for the course today.

Find an office

Cairns 84-88 Cook Street, Cairns QLD 4870 07 4033 3400
Bamaga 155 Adidi Street, Bamaga QLD 4876 07 4090 4900
Cooktown 64 Charlotte Street, Cooktown QLD, 4895 07 4043 0800
Hope Vale 3 Muni Street, Hope Vale QLD, 4895 07 4060 9140
Mapoon Red Beach Road, Mapoon QLD, 4874 07 4090 9095
Napranum 125 Moi-Ngum Street, Napranum QLD, 4874 07 4030 9800
Thursday Island 57 Douglas Street, Thursday Island QLD, 4875 07 4212 0000
Weipa Lot 55 Kerr Point Road, Weipa QLD 4874 07 4082 3800
Wujal Wujal 1 Hartwig Street, Wujal Wujal QLD 4895 07 4060 8344
Launceston 8 Boland Street, Launceston TAS, 7250 03 6325 3400
Devonport 2-3, 69 Best Street, Devonport TAS, 7310 03 6422 3600
Burnie Suite 1, 10-11 Marine Terrace, Burnie TAS, 7320 03 6432 5100
Cairns 128 -132 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD, 4870 07 4058 3310
Townsville Tennant B, 254 Ross River Road, Aitkenvale QLD, 4814 07 4781 2000
Mackay Shop 1/237 Shakespeare street, Mackay QLD, 4740 07 4781 2030
Rockhampton 73 Davis street, Rockhampton QLD, 4700 1800 319 588
Launceston 10 Willis street/8 Boland street, Launceston TAS, 7250 03 6325 3400
Hobart 6/332 Main road, Glenorchy TAS, 7010 03 6325 3430
Cairns 130 -132 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD, 4870 07 4058 3310
Townsville Tennant B, 254 Ross River Road, Aitkenvale QLD, 4814 07 4781 2000
Launceston 10 Willis street/8 Boland street, Launceston TAS, 7250 03 6325 3400
Burnie 10-11 Marine Terrance, Burnie TAS, 7320 03 6432 5100
Devonport 2-3, 69 Best street, Devonport TAS, 7310 03 6422 3600
Cairns 130 -132 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD, 4870 07 4058 3310
Townsville Tennant B, 254 Ross River Road, Aitkenvale QLD, 4814 07 4781 2000
Mackay Shop 1/237 Shakespeare street, Mackay QLD, 4740 07 4781 2030
Cairns 130 -132 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD, 4870 07 4058 3310
Launceston 10 Willis street/8 Boland street, Launceston TAS, 7250 03 6325 3400
Burnie 10-11 Marine Terrance, Burnie TAS, 7320 03 6432 5100
Devonport 2-3, 69 Best street, Devonport TAS, 7310 03 6422 3600
Cairns 84-88 Cook Street, Cairns QLD 4870 07 4033 3400

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