Join the leading voice for business

Business NSW is the State's peak business advocacy organisation. For over 197 years we have been representing the needs of NSW businesses across every level of government.

As a not-for-profit, our only goal is member success. Our advocacy efforts are dedicated to keeping NSW a competitive market for businesses to operate in.

  Why join? 

Amplify your voice:

Your voice is important. As a collective, we hold the government to accoun and drive better business outcomes by continuously campaigning for investment in skills, infrastucture, neighbourhood amenity, common sense industrial relations, reducing red tape and cost of doing business.

Be informed on issues that impact your business:

As a member of Business NSW you can also leverage exclusive briefings and updates to understand how changes in the business landscape will affect operations so you are in control.

Connect with other members:

It’s also about connecting with other members to share insights, information, and experiences to benefit your business.

Get Workplace support:

As a member, there is a range of information, tools and advice to help manage your workforce.


“The advocacy Business NSW provided during the election campaign was crucial in promoting the needs of business. Being a member means we are part of the conversation with government and the broader community. The influence and connections that the organisation brings is a must for business owners big and small.”

- Young Henry's founder Richard Adamson

 Choose the membership that's right for your business. 

Frequently Asked Questions

In short, we make sure the voice of business is heard at every level of government and drive outcomes that have genuine impact for business owners. 

Members of Business NSW also leverage exclusive briefings and updates to understand how any shifts in the business landscape will affect their operations now and into the future.

It’s also about connecting with other members to share insights, information, and business experiences to benefit your business.

Business NSW, working with our wholly owned Australian Business Lawyers and Advisors, also offers members workplace advice to help navigate the industrial relations landscape and meet obligations.

  • Online Member Briefings – 10 per year – Jargon free and plain English insights on current issues impacting business to help you understand and work around
  • Member only online meetings – Topic driven interactive meetings for groups of members to discuss issues in greater detail
  • Workplace Advice Line – 5 calls per year
  • Newsletters – including regional and state information to keep you up to date
  • Special Interest Groups – Opportunity to take part in special interest groups contributing directly to advocacy
  • Discounts on Legal fees – Receive 5% discount on legal fees with Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors
  • Engagement Executive – Your Member Engagement Executive will help you to maximise the value of your membership

You can add on additional IR service and advice to your Business Insights membership.

Called IR Advisor, it is ideal for Human Resource professionals needing ongoing IR advice and strategic engagement with IR lawyers as a sounding board.

This package includes unlimited calls to the Workplace Advice Line and features an annual strategic meeting which can be used to educated on a range of topics, or a useful Q&A with a lawyer for your HR team.

There’s also a range of webinars and news to keep you up to date with developments of interest.

My Business Workplace:

My Business Workplace is an easy-to-use and affordable online platform for creating and storing employment records including legally compliant contracts, templates and policies drafted by award-winning Australian workplace and employment lawyers. 

It makes managing your workforce simple and comes with additional phone advice from HR experts. 

You can create and assign contracts, policies, and notices from our growing library of 170+ templates prepared by award-winning legal firm, Australian Business Lawyers and Advsors. All templates are regularly updated for ongoing compliance with Fair Work standards.

Premium Workplace Content:

If you need to be up-to-date with business trends, workplace changes and HR best practice, Premium Workplace Content delivers a detailed library of articles and a weekly newsletter to make sure you don’t miss a thing. 

Anyone can be the victim of a Cyber attack.  My Business Cyber is a cost effective cyber audit and training system which keeps your staff alert to how they can minimise the exposure of your business. 

Cyber health check

From weak passwords to policy documentation, identify at risk areas of your business with our cyber security audit. As you start to build up your cyber defence, you'll be able to track your progress to becoming a more cyber safe business.

Automated training

Track and manage your team’s cyber security awareness with an online library of engaging videos and material. Training can be sent out to staff each month – videos are four minutes or less and based on real-world incidents.

Phishing simulations

Set up your automated email phishing simulations for 12 months of staff training and choose from an extensive library of real-world simulations to email to your people. Staff who fall victim to a simulation are auto-enrolled into training to negate future risk.

Legal policies & templates

Wondering how to write a cyber security policy? Access our extensive library of legal documents, toolkits and checklists valued at over $5,000. All documents have been prepared by experts at  Australian Business Lawyers and Advisors and are regularly updated.