Prevent and resolve disputes

In every small business, problems may arise between you and another business or local or state government.

The Small Business Commissioner

The Office of the Small Business Commissioner provides a range of services and support to South Australian small businesses. The Small Business Commissioner can help your business with:

  • resolving disputes, business to business, or business to local or state government
  • special codes for the franchising, farming, motor vehicle and newsagency industries
  • retail and commercial leasing including understanding the legislative requirements under the Act and retail and commercial leasing agreements
  • getting paid for work completed or services provided
  • keeping up to date with best practice small business management and networking with other small business operators at a range of events

Help with anxiety and depression

Sometimes a disagreement or dispute can make you anxious or depressed. If you think you are suffering from anxiety or depression, it may help to talk with a professional:

Learn more

Our friendly team is here to help

If you need any assistance with preventing or resolving disputes please call the Small Business Commissioner on 1800 072 722 or visit us at the Small Business Shopfront, 99 Gawler Place, Adelaide.