Useful Links

Useful Links

Whether you are a new business looking to establish in Armadale, or an existing business, the following list may provide some useful contacts.

The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) contributes to Australia’s economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens as they develop international markets, win productive foreign direct investment, promote international education, strengthen Australia’s tourism industry and seek consular and passport services.

Australian Bureau of Statistics
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is the national statistical collection agency in Australia.

There’s a good chance you’veheard of platforms like Uber and Airbnb. These platforms and many others are a part of the sharing economy. If consumers hire or buy goods and services through an online marketplace or sharing economy platform, they are protected by the Australian Consumer Law if things go wrong, in the same way as they would be if they were to buy in store. Traders are also protected by the Australian Consumer Law and have all the same rights and obligations to consumers, like guaranteeing the services and goods they provide comply with consumer law. The national Sharing Economy campaign aims to educate consumers and traders on their rights and responsibilities when using sharing economy platforms like Uber and Airbnb. is an online government resource for the Australian business community. offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, assistance, forms and services you need. It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.

Business Armadale
Business Armadale are an independent business association, leading the way in supporting locally owned businesses in Armadale and the wider region.  They provide valuable support and business networking opportunities for their members.

Business Foundations
Business Foundations is a commercially focused, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging entrepreneurial activity in Western Australia.  They have helped thousands of successful new businesses and supported many more existing businesses in their sustainable growth over the past 20 years, and currently partner in providing the City of Armadale's Enterprise Development Program.

Department of State Development (WA)
The Department of State Development provides leadership to drive responsible development for Western Australia's future. Working closely with industry, communities and government agencies, the department delivers significant state initiatives and coordinates major resource, industrial and infrastructure projects.

Small Business Development Corporation
Whether you’re starting out as an independent contractor, setting up a small business from scratch, buying a franchise or developing an existing business, the SBDC provide free, expert advice – directly and through referrals to their partner organisations on a wide range of business topics.

Tourism Western Australia
Tourism WA is the State Government agency responsible for promoting Western Australia as an extraordinary holiday and event destination. This includes marketing the State; developing, attracting and promoting major sporting, arts, cultural and business events; and supporting major projects that will draw visitors to particular destinations.

Local Media
There are a number of local newspapers and radio stations servicing the local Armadale region.

  • Comment News
    Bringing up-to-date local news, opinion, lifestyle, sport, real estate and motoring, Comment News is committed to providing homes and businesses from the City of Gosnells and City of Armadale into the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale with relevant and topical information for young families.
  • Examiner Newpaper
    Since 1989 the Examiner has evolved from a community newsletter to a fully fledged weekly newspaper covering the areas of Armadale, Serpentine Jarrahdale and Gosnells with a circulation of 63,584.
  • Heritage FM
    107.3 HFM broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week providing a wide range of music programs produced and presented by local residents. A not for profit community organisation that aims to encourage your involvement in presenting local information, music and entertainment relevant to our community. 107.3 HFM is your local community radio station whether you are a resident, worker, student or a casual visitor in the Local Government areas of Armadale, Gosnells or Canning in the southeast metropolitan suburbs of Perth, Western Australia.
  • Roleystone Courier
    The Roleystone Courier is a community magazine that has been in existence in the Roleystone Karragullen community since 1977 and has established an iconic status in the area.
  • The Valley Reporter
    The Valley Reporter is a monthly community publication with 4150 copies printed and distributed to local residences, businesses and also out of area subscribers. A full colour publication printed on a glossy paper covering all the local news in and around Roleystone and its surrounding areas.