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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

Mental Health & Injury in the Workplace.

June 19, 2019

Mental Health in the Workplace. Creating a positive, healthy workplace, can increase employee motivation, job satisfaction and wellbeing at work.…

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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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Is a Portfolio Career for me?

April 18, 2019

A what? More and more people are choosing to curate their own work-life and engage in a medley of roles…

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Flexibility’s key to getting and keeping staff

April 2, 2019

Providing flexible working arrangements is becoming more significant to Geelong organisations aiming to recruit talent in specialist disciplines. At the…

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Local Business Noticeboard

Economic Development 2018 Review

June 12, 2019

The City of Greater Geelong Economic Development 2018 Review is now available. The review outlines the Economic Development team’s activities…

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2019 BTS Admin Professional Breakfast raises funds in style!

June 12, 2019

Thanks to all guests who attended the annual BTS Admin Professionals Breakfast, raising funds for the Give Where You Love…

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Small businesses can claim an immediate deduction for most depreciating assets!

June 5, 2019

Creating your perfect working environment has never been more affordable thanks to the continuation of the the incentive offered by…

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Next Localised Meetup: save the date!

May 29, 2019

Have you been to a Localised Meetup? Our meetups are fun, highly targeted, business-first networking events for the commercially minded. We…

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Harwood Andrews Planning and Environment team recognised as leader

May 22, 2019

We are excited to share that the Planning & Environment Team at Harwood Andrews, along with the firm itself, have…

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Education & Training

Wild Sky Coaching

  • Business Coaching
  • Business communications
  • Business Training
  • Career Coaching
  • Career Transition
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Editing
  • Effective Business Writing
  • Managing Career Transitions
  • Personal Development
  • Training Workshops
  • Workplace Training
Not For Profit & Community Services

Good Cycles

  • Business Development
  • Car Interiors Cleaning
  • Ecological Sustainability
  • Health and Well Being
  • Logistics Solutions
  • Maintenance and Refurbishment
  • Maintenance and Repairs
  • Pre-employment Training Programs
  • Road Safety Education
  • Waste Removal
  • Youth Services
Civil Works

GPSC-RFT-08-2019 Golden Lake Road Bridge Replacement

Golden Plains Shire Council wishes to replace the existing 5 ton load limited timber bridge

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Civil Works

GPSC-RFT-03-2019 – Wall Bridge Replacement – Teesdale

Golden Plains Shire Council wishes to engage suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the Wall

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Upcoming Events

Thu 20

Jobseeker Online Masterclass

May 9, Thursday | 8:00 am - June 30, Sunday | 5:00 pm
Runway Geelong
33 Mackey Street
North Geelong 3215
Mon 24


June 24, Monday | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
9 Grams
1 Malop Street
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 listings

Promote your goods and services in the local business directory

Supplier quotes

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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