Connecting business people across Geelong, Surf Coast, Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Queenscliff and the Bellarine.

Connecting business people across Geelong, Surf Coast, Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Queenscliff and the Bellarine.

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Learn more about GROW and the positive impact of increasing social and local business.

Expert Articles from Localised Business Partners

Superannuation for contractors – come one, come all

November 12, 2019

This article forms part of the series “Contractors vs Employees – Shifting Sands for Medical and Allied Health Practices” Determining…

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October 22, 2019

Medical, dental and allied health professional structures have and continue to be designed to engage professional staff that are labelled…

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July 9, 2019

Since 1 July 2017, a lower Victoria payroll tax rate of 3.65% has applied to wages paid by regional employers.…

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June 18, 2019

The law has long recognised that a breach of certain types of obligations in a contract will entitle an innocent…

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June 11, 2019

The Coalition’s ‘miracle’ win may not have been foreseen by the polls or the pundits, however either way the votes…

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Local Business Noticeboard

New land tax waiver

September 14, 2020

The Victorian Government has announced further land tax assistance for eligible landowners who have been impacted by COVID-19. In March…

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Charity & not for profit webinar – THIS WEDNESDAY

September 14, 2020

It’s not too late to register for our Charities and Not-For-Profit webinar coming up this Wednesday 16 September, 11.00am-12.00pm! We…

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Adapting to Change – Geelong Quality Council

September 13, 2020

Adapting to Change is the theme of this year’s Geelong Quality Council’s summit, which is part of Geelong Small Business…

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Applications for Harwood Andrews Graduate Program are now open!

September 1, 2020

Our graduate program provides a well rounded program which focuses on advancing both your business skills and legal knowledge. We…

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Business Support fund for Victoria: West Carr & Harvey update

August 19, 2020

Here’s our latest on the updates to the Business Support Fund for Victoria:  

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Building, Construction & Trades

Jacaranda Industries

  • Acoustic
  • Joinery
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Marketing, PR & Communications

KBB Digital Pty Ltd

  • Digital Marketing Services
  • Ecommerce Solutions
  • Email Marketing
  • Internet and Web Development
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Social Media Management
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Training Courses
  • Web Hosting
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Research & Innovation

Siotti Customer Data Solutions Pilot

Siotti is a Geelong based start-up, looking for local small businesses to participate in the

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Web, App & Digital Development Services

Website support

Our website is on a Joomla platform and we are looking for someone to help

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Upcoming Events

Tue 22

Focus on your Future

September 22, Tuesday | 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Oct 23

Employment Law – A Practical Perspective

October 23, Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Village Geelong – NAB
43-45 Brougham St
Geelong 3220

How local business people use Localised

Expert Articles

Connect local businesses to a library of articles on business topics authored by local experts.

Business Events

Discover networking and professional development events near you

Business Directory

Promote your goods and services in the local business directory


Find local suppliers and get quotes for the things your business needs (e.g. graphic designer, website developer)


Where local businesses can share and find good news, like new appointments or milestones.


Find local business networks who can support you and help you grow.

Did you know that more than 80% of local business want to support other local businesses - but less than half of them actually do?


And the number one reason why they don’t? It is hard to find a local.


Localised changes that! 

This Localised business network is an initiative of GROW, delivered in partnership with local government across the G21 Region.

Localised business partners

Implementation Partners

Find local business expertise, business news, projects, procurements and business events across Geelong, Surf Coast, Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Queenscliff and the Bellarine.

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