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

Office Spaces For Lease

June 5, 2020

Located at 510 Latrobe Boulevard, NEWTOWN, VIC 3220; 3 offices are curently available for lease at $250 per week for…

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Disability Support Workers

June 5, 2020

I would like to hire Disability Support Workers to join my team at Great Ocean Stays.  We are a person-centered…

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Golden Plains Business News May 2020

May 14, 2020

The May edition of Golden Plains Business News is out now! Read about the new Golden Plains Virtual Farmers’ Market,…

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Professional Photography Business for Sale

May 14, 2020

Don’t want to go back to work? Would love to work from home? Have basic (or even better advanced!) photography…

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Expressions of Interest now open

May 14, 2020

Are you looking for a unique opportunity for a commercial or retail space in a much-loved community building? Golden Plains…

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Energy, Mining & Resources

Australian Energy Upgrades

  • Heating and Cooling
  • Hot Water Heater Install and Repairs
  • LED Lighting
  • LED Lighting Replacement
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • PV Panels Solar
  • Recreation Ground Lighting
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar House Power Systems
  • Solar Panels
  • Solar Power Installation
  • Solar Street Lighting
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Not For Profit & Community Services

Encompass Community Services

  • Accredited Training Provider
  • Aged Support
  • Assessment Services - Retail Assessment
  • Disability Employment
  • Disability Standards Management Systems
  • Horticultural Services
  • Job Search Support
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Permanent Respite Disability Accommodation
  • Personal Care
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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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Commercial Real Estate & Land Management

Property Power - Geelong real estate buying referral network with a difference

Mike Walmsley, trusted local buyer's agent is looking to create a powerful real estate focussed

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Upcoming Events

Fri 17


July 17, Friday | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tue 21

Lead and Manage Organisational Change

July 21, Tuesday | 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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