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Applications Open – Energy Efficient Communities Program – Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Grants

13/01/2022

Applications are now open for the $19.9 million Energy Efficient Communities Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Grant program. The program will provide grants to support […] Read More

Shire helps farmers care for our soils

11/01/2022

Working with regional partners, the Shire’s Economic Development team has been successful in achieving a National Landcare Program Smart Farms grant. The multi-partner regional consortium […] Read More

Mayor hears from local business leaders

10/01/2022

In mid December Mayor Anthony Marsh and representatives from the Shire’s Community Strengthening team met with local small business leaders to identify key challenges and […] Read More

Shire local business grants a huge success

10/01/2022

In the 2021/22 financial year the Shire will invest over $10million in recovery projects, programs, and initiatives. These actions will contribute to the lasting resilience […] Read More

What are your business’s rights and obligations online?

10/01/2022

Your rights and obligations are the same, whether you run your business online or from a bricks-and-mortar store. Your business can be one step ahead […] Read More

Density limits for hospitality and entertainment venues

07/01/2022

The Victorian Government has announced new pandemic orders taking effect from 11:59pm, Thursday 6 January 2022. A density quotient of one person per two square metres […] Read More

Giving your business access to accessibility

03/12/2021

People with disabilities often find they are unable to visit cafes and restaurants, shops and businesses due to a lack of accessibility. Barriers such as […] Read More

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

Upcoming workshops & training

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Small Business Clinic – Business Mentoring

We invite local businesses to book into one of our one-on-one business mentoring sessions with a professional business mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS).

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Small Business Clinic – Business Mentoring

We invite local businesses to book into one of our one-on-one business mentoring sessions with a professional business mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS).

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Small Business Clinic – Business Mentoring

We invite local businesses to book into one of our one-on-one business mentoring sessions with a professional business mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS).

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Small Business Clinic – Business Mentoring

We invite local businesses to book into one of our one-on-one business mentoring sessions with a professional business mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS).

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Accessing new customers

Find out how to deliver better customer service through a more accessible business – and how to apply for grants to help make it happen!

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Building Resilience – Live Webinar

ithout a plan to activate, your ability to shield your business from the fallout is already on the back foot. This webinar will show you how to put in place a practical plan to follow in the event of a threat to your business and hints to get you through the current situation. 

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Winning Government Business – Live Webinar

The Australian government sector spends billions annually procuring products and services. If you’re not putting your business forward as a potential supplier, you’re missing out. This workshop will show you, step by step, how to maximise your chances of success.

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Maximising Your Marketing – Live Webinar

An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money.

Find out why just a website and a Facebook page are not going to cut it at this back-to-basics webinar that will show you how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas.

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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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