Getting started with a small business loan
Accessing finance can be a daunting and confusing process and can pose many questions, what type of finance is best, how much should I borrow, what do I need to apply?
Jointly developed by the Australian Bankers’ Association and CPA Australia, this site includes a suite of resources to help small businesses understand what type of finance best suits their needs.Get started
The business loan process
Before you apply
Find out what you'll need to get in order before you start looking for funding.
Learn what documents and information are required to complete your loan application.
Once you've applied
You've got the money! So what happens now?
The facts about small business in Australia
There are more than 2 million small businesses, employing 4.7 million people.
There are about 1 million loans provided to small businesses.
About half have a business loan facility other than a credit card.
More than $280 billion in small business lending.
This information is of a general nature only and is not intended to be relied on as advice. Professional advice should be sought on how this information applies to your circumstances.
The ABA and CPA Australia gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Jan Barned, Director of Financial Management Trainer and the support of the Council of Small Business Australia, the Commercial Asset Finance Brokers Association in the development of this website.