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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


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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Pay Roll Tax Cuts in Regional Victoria

February 8, 2019

New data has shown how businesses across regional Victoria have taken advantage of the Victorian Government’s regional payroll tax cuts. …

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Further clarity on payroll tax for contractors

December 18, 2018

As payroll tax provisions come under increased scrutiny by Revenue Offices, another case has provided clarity on how they should…

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Local Business Noticeboard

Your invitation to our next Localised Meetup

October 1, 2019

Localised events are a great way to meet new people from a vast range of businesses and organisations in the…

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Recession Proof School Fees

September 24, 2019

School Fee Protect is a new Insurance Product which can cover up to 6 months of school fees if you lose…

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Check out our latest Localised Lightning Pitches!

September 24, 2019

Did you pitch your business at our September Meetup? It was awesome to see so many people lining up to…

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September 23, 2019

This year, we are serving up SOMETHING FESTIVE, SOMETHING SHARED and our most exciting option, EAT STREET. EAT STREET is…

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Melbourne Cup Day High Tea at Rydges – Supporting genU Inclusion

September 22, 2019

Catch all the action of Melbourne Cup at Rydges Geelong – the place to celebrate all the thrills this Cup Day.…

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Building, Construction & Trades

PB Builds

  • Bathrooms
  • Building Maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Decking
  • Domestic Builder
  • General Maintenance
  • Kitchen Renovations
  • NDIS Registered Service Provider
  • Property Maintenance
  • Tile Removal
  • Tiling
Financial and Insurance Services

Finn Business Sales Geelong & South West Victoria

  • Business Succession
  • Business Valuation Services
  • Finance Mortgage Broker
  • Purchase Business
  • Purchase Of Small Business
  • Sale Business
  • Setup Business
Office Telecommunications, Printing & IT

WorkSmart Education 2019

Worksafe is currently seeing to develop a list of training vendors able to provide one,

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Civil Works

GPSC-RFT-14-2019 Panel Of Suppliers for Line Marking

Golden Plains Shire Council wishes to engage suitably qualified experienced providers for the provision of

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Upcoming Events

Wed 16

Lunch & Learn

October 16, Wednesday | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Meredith Community Centre
4 Russell Street
Meredith 3333
Fri 18

Localised Meetup

October 18, Friday | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
WorkSafe Head Office
Level 2, 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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