Because of their thorough approval process, the Australian government departments and agencies charged with overseeing small business loan programs rarely grant approval and bestow loan funds as fast as you can get from many private lenders. These may include banks. However, the flip side of the coin is government small business loans tend to come with better terms. These may include a more flexible payment schedule, lower interest rates.
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.