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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business network

An initiative of

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An initiative of

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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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CONTRACTOR VS EMPLOYEE – SHIFTING SANDS FOR MEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH PRACTICES

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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FURTHER REDUCED PAYROLL TAX FOR REGIONAL BUSINESSES

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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CAN I TERMINATE MY CONTRACT?

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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SURPRISE ELECTION RESULT – WHERE TO FOR TAX POLICY?

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

Aussies got moving in 2020

January 27, 2021

2020 was a year we’ll all remember. Working from home meant many of us spent a lot more time in…

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Harwood Andrews recognised in Doyles Guide

December 15, 2020

We are very proud to have been recognised as leading Family & Divorce law practice and two of our Lawyers…

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The 3 H’s model. The key to living a Happy, Healthy and Highly Productive life

December 2, 2020

COVID has taken its toll on just about all of us some way, from losing our job or too busy…

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How to look after our Mental Health especially given this year and its challenge

November 25, 2020

Hi friends, I was grateful to have the opportunity to be interviewed on Pulse FM about Men’s Health, given this…

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ENCOMPASS COMMUNITY SERVICES PROVIDING AND SUPPORTING JOBS

November 17, 2020

Encompass Community Services is recruiting and employing 40 new staff members, supporting the road to recovery in response to the…

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Building, Construction & Trades

HeadStart G2021

The State Government’s Head Start program began in 2019, with an investment of almost $50

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Photography, Video and Audio

Voices of GROW short films

The GROW initiative is celebrating five years and is showcasing the outcomes achieved by the

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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

Marketplace

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

Noticeboard

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

Networks

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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