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Connecting business people across Geelong region.

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

Expert Articles from Localised Business Partners

What to do when your employee leaves you for a competitor

July 18, 2021

What to do when your employee leaves you for a competitor and you have a restraint of trade clause. Your…

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Employee Share Schemes: Budget Changes Should Boost Participation

June 26, 2021

Attracting and retaining high performing employees can be key to ensuring the long-term success and growth of a business, which…

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How to approach business structures and restructures in 2021

June 4, 2021 COVID-19 has taught us to expect the unexpected. Australians are generally positive people with a ‘she’ll be right’ attitude to…

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Can employers make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in the workplace?

April 1, 2021

As it currently stands, employers cannot force their employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. While the question of whether…

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The Allocation of Profits by Professional Firms: further hurdles to be overcome for IPPS

March 26, 2021

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released guidelines which set out the ATO’s proposed compliance approach to the allocation of…

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Local Business Noticeboard

Extended Business Support

September 14, 2021

The latest business support package (announced Saturday 4 September 2021) seeks to provide relief to Victorian businesses impacted by the…

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Harwood Andrews ranked in Doyles Guide, Victoria 2021

September 13, 2021

Harwood Andrews is delighted to have been identified by clients and peers for expertise and abilities for Victoria in the…

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A podium finish for local Mum

September 13, 2021

Amy Huebner, founder of Hushabye Baby, has been named AusMumpreneur Silver Award winner. The awards were held at an online…

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Meet Les Watson – Localised Meetup MC and time management expert

September 10, 2021

Localised Meetup MC and time management expert, Les Watson from Get More Time shared his top tips on: How to…

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Small Business COVID Hardship Fund

August 19, 2021

The Small Business COVID Hardship Fund is now open for applications. This forms part of the Victorian Business Support package announced last month. If…

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Waste Management & Commercial Cleaning

HPM Window Cleaning

  • Commercial Window Cleaning
  • Glass Cleaning
  • Residential Window Cleaning
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Building, Construction & Trades

Environmental Health Solutions

  • Asbestos Assessments
  • Asbestos Auditing
  • Asbestos Management Plan
  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Approvals
  • Occupational Health and Environmental Consultancy
  • Occupational Health and Safety Auditing
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Risk Evaluations
  • Site Remediation and Rehabilitation Services
  • Strategic Environmental Advice
  • Water Treatment
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Office Telecommunications, Printing & IT

IT Managed Service Provider

gforce employment + recruitment are seeking to partner with an IT MSP. Please find attached

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Arts & Recreation

Geelong Waterfront Film - Sponsorship Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists to sponsor a NEW podcast series. Geelong Waterfront Film (GWF) is

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Upcoming Events

Thu 23

‘HAPPY FEET’ – Movement Matters the Feldenkrais Way

September 23, Thursday | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mar 04

State of Wellness Women’s Summit

March 4, 2022 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Novotel Geelong
10-14 Eastern Beach Road
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 across the G21 Region.

Localised business partners

Implementation Partners

Find local business expertise, business news, projects, and business events across Geelong, Surf Coast and Golden Plains.

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