Want to know more about electric vehicles?

Economic Development and Investment – Business Development Officer - Yarra Ranges Shire Council

Electric Vehicles Community Information Event held at The Memo, Healesville on 19 February 2022.

If you missed out on the event, this video covers all the speakers and their valuable insights, including electric vehicle expert, Byrce Gaton and his highly informative presentation.

Getting back to doing what we love

I’ll keep this short, as I know you’ll be busier than ever right now! I’m so proud of the effort and determination of our amazing local businesses to see this pandemic through – and, now we have reached 70% double dosed, charging towards 80% and, indeed, beyond 90% – I know you’ll have already turned…

Taking It Outdoors: Supporting a safer way to open

The Victorian Government is helping councils and businesses breathe new life into neighbourhoods with the $54.5 million Outdoor Economy Package. By funding a variety of outdoor activations, this package will ensure that local businesses, like shops, hairdressers, beauty services, dance studios and gyms will join restaurants and cafes as leaders in Victoria’s outdoor economy. Funding…

Boronia CBD Biz Facade Round 2 Grants OPEN

ROUND 2 NOW OPEN: $100,000 worth of Business Façade Grants to help spruce up Boronia’s CBD! Following on from the first successful round of $50,000, I’m stoked to continue to back in local businesses in the Boronia CBD with a new round of Business Façade Grants as a part of the Andrews Labor Governments Boronia…

We’re Here for You

Franchise Manager - Bendigo Bank

In more than 13 years of being part of the Bayswater community, we’ve been here with you. And throughout this shared journey, we’ve always been committed to the care of our community, especially when things get tough. As we continue to navigate COVID-19, please know our commitment to you will not change. If you need…

Local Business Plays Key Role in Fighting COVID-19 Locally

Say g’day to the team Crux Biolabs – who are taking the fight up to COVID from right here in Bayswater, conducting critical research to help combat the virus. It was great to be given a guided tour by their CEO, Catherine and COO, Kate, to get a good sense of what they do in…

Funding Sustainable Solutions for Packaging Waste

I encourage small to medium businesses, not for profit organisations and social enterprises locally to apply for up to $50,000 grants now open through the Investment Support Grants – Packaging. This funding will support businesses to create innovative solutions for packaging waste, including turning it into new products. Getting more value from our packaging waste…

Sparky on a Mission!

Say g’day to the team from McCartney Electrical Solutions. It was great to catch up with them recently and have a chat about what they’ve been up to. Their Managing Director, Jonno, has a real passion for educating the next generation of electricians – so much so that he and his team were recognised at the…

Under 40? Your super still matters.

Advisor, Coach, Speaker - Smart Happy Money

So, you’re under forty. Should you be thinking about your superannuation? The answer is yes. Super is important no matter your age. We’re facing a problem, the baby boomers (yes, our parents) have started retiring putting a strain on the age pension. The government has already raised the age at which you can apply for…

Now Open: Small Business COVID Hardship Fund

The Victorian Government is always looking for more ways to support more businesses in need. That’s why the Victorian Government’s Small Business COVID Hardship Fund will assist eligible small and medium businesses: whose operations have been severely impacted by COVID-19 restrictions that have been in place between 27 May 2021 and August 2021 that have…

The 3 steps to a successful financial plan.

Advisor, Coach, Speaker - Smart Happy Money

Finances can be complex. We have found, through years of working with clients to achieve their goals, that simplicity is the best way to ensure that someone commits to and implements their plan to the fullest extent. At Smart Happy Money we have put together 3 steps that we believe may help you, depending on…

SDI Australia – Another Great Local

SDI Australia, a family business, grew from humble beginnings to now employing hundreds of locals, manufacturing thousands of specialised dental equipment. And I’m so proud that it’s located in the very heart of the Bayswater Business Precinct! So well regarded are SDI, they were recently successful in the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s…

Electric Vehicles Leading The Way Locally

It’s no secret I love getting out and about to our local businesses – but it’s always an added bonus when I get to ride an electric bike! My thanks to the team at EVS – Electric Vehicles Pty Ltd for hosting me and giving me a crash course in what you do (luckily the…

Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two & Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund

Applications are now open for the Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two July Extension and the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund 2021 July Extension. The extended programs give eligible businesses that did not apply in June, or have since become eligible, an opportunity to apply for the equivalent of July Top-Up Payments. Business Costs Assistance Program…

Bendigo Bank insurance promotion

Project Manager - Knox Council

Take out an eligible Bendigo Bank insurance policy and you could win a brand new Kia Rio!* To get a quote, call us on 9729 0122 or visit https://www.bendigobank.com.au/insurance

Modern Manufacturing Initiative – Grant opportunities

Business Development Officer - Yarra Ranges Council

The Manufacturing Collaboration Stream supports large-scale manufacturing projects with: business-to-business collaboration at their core and/or business-to-research collaboration at their core. The objectives of the Manufacturing Collaboration Stream are to: Foster collaboration between businesses, research organisations, investors and other parties to realise transformation in Australia’s manufacturers towards higher value added segments of the manufacturing ‘smile curve’…

Industry Capability Network “The Victorian Prospect – July 2021”

Business Development Officer - Yarra Ranges Council

Founded in 1984, ICN Victoria exists to support local industry participation, local content considerations and assist with the project procurement process. Read the latest edition of The Victorian Prospect here To find out more about ICNGateway & to join the networking platform that’s helping Australian business grow go to https://gateway.icn.org.au/ Is your business in a position to…

Support Builds For Businesses Through Lockdown

An injection of $282.5 million means 90,000 Victorian businesses and sole traders will now share in up to $484.3 million in support for the 12 days of the current vital public health action, with automatic top-ups for the lockdown extension to be made in coming days. Eligible Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund recipients will receive $4,200,…

Registrations Open for Circular Advantage 2021

Business Development Officer - Yarra Ranges Council

Is the Circular Economy on your radar as an emerging opportunity? If you are unfamiliar with the term, when applied to business strategy, the circular economy is a new approach that applies Japanese kaizen principles and design thinking to enhance profits through resource optimisation Circular Advantage is an executive education program designed to help organisations produce an impactful circular economy strategy.…

Bendigo Bank insurance promotion

Project Manager - Knox Council

Take out an eligible Bendigo Bank insurance policy and you could win a brand new Kia Rio!* To get a quote, call us on 9729 0122 or visit https://www.bendigobank.com.au/insurance

Business Support Package

Project Manager - Knox Council

The Victorian Government is backing businesses most affected by the seven-day circuit breaker action, including operators in the hospitality, retail, events and creative industries with further targeted support. Victorians and Victorian businesses are doing the hard thing, but the right thing – keeping their doors shut to keep all of us safe. That’s why we are…