New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
Bring your business idea to life
The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) supports job seekers, or those working or studying less than fifteen hours a per week, who are interested in running a small business. The Scheme provides small business training and ongoing mentoring to assist new business ideas come to life.
Up to 52 weeks small business training and business mentoring.
To be eligible for NEIS support you must be an eligible job seeker or working/ studying less than 15 hours per week.
Full eligibility terms can be found here.
Depending on the type of small business, participants may complete either:
Eligible participants may be entitled to receive support payments from the Australian Government.
NEIS training aims to assist participants to establish and operate a successful small business. More than 90% of participants remain in business beyond the training and mentoring period.