There are indeed small business loans provided by the Australian government, as may be verified by visiting the web sites of the government agencies and departments offering the loans. This is funding that has been put in place to assist not only existing small businesses but for new small businesses to get a start also. The small business loans from the Australian government are available at both the national and state tier and individuals interested in funding should apply to the various programs that best suits their needs for their small-business funding.
You can also take advantage of the Small Business Startup Assessment Tool below and see the tools and resources you need to succeed at launching your business. It takes just a minute and will also tell you if there may be any funding programs available.