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Serving up skills in hospitality

02/12/2021

Having difficulty recruiting hospitality staff? There is good news for food businesses struggling to fill positions. To help address local staff shortages, Chisholm TAFE is delivering […] Read More

Local tourism shines bright

24/11/2021

The Victorian Tourism Industry Council has announced the long awaited finalists for this year’s Victorian Tourism Awards. For over 30 years the Victorian Tourism Awards […] Read More

Mornington Peninsula’s vines declared phylloxera free

24/11/2021

Mornington Peninsula wine region has today been declared free from the significant grapevine pest, phylloxera. The Minister for Agriculture Mary-Ann Thomas announced the achievement today, […] Read More

Victorian Businesses Gain Fresh Digital Talent

12/11/2021

More than 70 leading organisations across Victoria have welcomed new digital talent to their teams this month, using a landmark Government program that is equipping […] Read More

Businesses can now register to find workers

05/11/2021

Employers can now find workers fast by registering for the Jobs Victoria online hub. The Jobs Victoria online hub matches jobseekers who are ready to […] Read More

Victorian COVIDSafe Business Awards now open

04/11/2021

The Victorian COVIDSafe Business Awards recognises industry leaders who have been exemplars in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and have demonstrated innovative and commendable […] Read More

Small Business Energy Saver Program grants still available

28/10/2021

SECCCA will be providing expert advice in the Small Business Energy Saver (SBES) Program to small businesses around Victoria’s south east, as part of Sustainability […] Read More

Victoria changes the management of contacts of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the workplace

28/10/2021

Due to high vaccination rates, Victoria is changing the management of contacts of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the workplace. Businesses can now use a […] Read More

Construction Grants – Now Open

19/10/2021

The Victorian Government’s Business Costs Assistance Program Round Four – Construction provides one-off payments to eligible employing and non-employing businesses in the construction sector that […] Read More

Creative Worker Grants – Now Open

19/10/2021

The Sustaining Creative Workers initiative is now open for applications. The $5 million program is open to applicants across the state, working in all creative disciplines […] Read More

Outdoor Activation Voucher Program

19/10/2021

The Victorian Government has announced the $14.5 million COVIDSafe Outdoor Activation Voucher Program to provide more than 7,000 Victorian businesses, community organisations, not-for-profits and trader […] Read More

Local business to benefit from National Business Events Program increased funding

08/10/2021

The Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula announced on Tuesday 5th October that the next round of funding is available for Business […] Read More

Upcoming workshops & training

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Small/Medium Business COVID Roadmap and COVID safe setting forums: Adult entertainment

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

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Small Business Bus – Business Advice: Hastings

The Small Business Bus provides business advisers to help you start or build your small business.

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Small/Medium Business COVID Roadmap and COVID safe setting forums: Sport and fitness (update)

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

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Vaccination Status – Occupational Violence & Aggression webinar

In partnership with WorkSafe and Victoria Police, DJPR are hosting information and training sessions for small/medium businesses addressing occupational violence and aggression around vaccination status checking.

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Small/Medium Business COVID Roadmap and COVID safe setting forums: Hair, beauty, & personal services (update)

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

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Small/Medium Business COVID Roadmap and COVID safe setting forums: Cafes & restaurants (update)

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

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Free Tourism & Event Business COVID-19 Recovery Masterclass

A practical, interactive, and individual assistance to plan the recovery of your tourism/events business.

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Small/Medium Business COVID Roadmap and COVID safe setting forums: Office workplaces (update)

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

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Circular economy research project

Monash University, South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA) and Sustainability Victoria are launching a study into waste and recycling in businesses, aiming to identify best practice and deliver guides on how to cut waste by 20%.

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Local Spotlight

Meet some of our local businesses who are adapting, innovating and demonstrating excellence. See more.

 

 

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