Winners of the 2013/14 OSBC Excellence in Client Support Award and the 2014/2015 OSBC Outstanding Financial Outcomes Award

The Parkes Forbes Orana Business Enterprise Centre is a not-for-profit, community based organisation. Since 1991 we have a proven track record in providing confidential business advice and assistance to new and existing businesses.

The Centre has offices in Parkes and Dubbo with professional business advisors travelling to outlying areas as needed.

The Centre is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider No. 6958) accredited through the  Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). We have over twenty years experience in Aboriginal business development, and are considered to be experts in this field.

The BEC prides itself on providing successful outcomes for business operators. Our professional team have resources on hand to help guide and mentor you and your business.


 Our Team –

The BEC offers you a wealth of experience with advisors, who can assist with all stages of your business development including starting, managing, growing or rescuing businesses.

Our dedicated and highly motivated business advisors have access to an extensive range of business tools and resources to help find solutions for our clients.

If you are thinking of starting up a business, are already in business or are experiencing difficulties, the BEC may be able to assist you.  Call one of our offices and book an appointment with a friendly, experienced business advisor.

 - Certified Benchmarking Practitioners



The NEIS program is funded by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and provides an opportunity for unemployed people to put their business ideas into practice.

Our centre is a NEIS panel member and offers VETAB Accredited training in Small Business Management. We provide personalised assistance to help participants achieve their business goals and maintain regular contact for the first year of the new business to provide mentoring, and support to help work through any business problems.

Please ring 02 68848155 to find out about eligibility criteria.