There are state grants in Australian Capital Territory that can help small business owners expand and be successful. Grants are available to be used for buying equipment, advertising, hiring employees, and more. There are specific programs geared towards those just starting out and also for existing small businesses. If you know what you need money for and have a clear small business plan, you could be in a good position to apply for 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.