Dealing with coronavirus

Advice, updates and support to help your business plan and respond to coronavirus COVID-19.


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Construction Grants – Now Open


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


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


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


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

Delivering a Small Business Friendly Council approach


The outbreak of COVID-19 has had a significant economic impact on the Mornington Peninsula’s economy and on the small business sector, of which 92 percent […] Read More

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Supporting Victorian businesses through to reopening


A jointly-funded package of grants from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments will support thousands of small and medium-sized businesses through the next six weeks at […] Read More

Speaking to staff about vaccination


The state government have now released some advice for businesses concerned about how to approach staff vaccinations. Read the flier for some answers to FAQs […] Read More

New restrictions for the Construction Sector


Details of the Construction sector shut down from 21 September can be found on the Victorian Government Coronavirus (Covid19) website Construction sector guidance | Coronavirus […] Read More

Roadmap to re-opening


Victoria’s new Roadmap to Deliver the National Plan  released on Sunday (19th) sets out a path to opening over the next few weeks and months. […] Read More

Victorian Government and Shire supporting COVIDSafe Peninsula


Mornington Peninsula Shire has appointed two new COVID Education Officers for six months to help businesses, community groups and event organisers establish COVIDSafe plans and […] Read More

Council endorses $2m COVID-19 Grants program


The many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have continued throughout 2021 and our residents have now faced more than 200 days in lockdown resulting in ongoing financial stress and […] Read More

Upcoming workshops & training

Discover the secrets to business growth. Take the opportunity to learn, grow and innovate. See them all.

Post Pandemic World: Brave Leadership

Looking at starting your team or currently leading a team? This workshop can help you navigate the challenges of being a people manager.   In […] Learn More

Food and Accommodation Industry Workshop

Expand your tribe and increase sales using online marketing Ignoring online marketing is like opening a business and not telling anyone! Are you in the […] Learn More

Local Spotlight

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



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