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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

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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5 Key Signs You Are Ready to Grow Your Business

February 20, 2019

Many organisations find themselves in limbo and stuck between the status quo and potential significant growth. Why is this &…

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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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New Year = New You. Are you “career happy”?

January 17, 2019

How many times have we approached the New Year with confidence and bursting energy with the vision of being a…

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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

State-wide plastic bag ban: is your business ready?

July 10, 2019

The Victorian Government will implement a state-wide ban on lightweight plastic shopping bags from November 2019. The ban will apply to…

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You’re invited: Localised Meetup Friday 19 July

July 3, 2019

Localised Meetups are highly targeted, business-first, and fun, business networking events. Meet and connect with like-minded people across a range…

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Tickets now on sale! Geelong Small Business Festival 2019

July 3, 2019

Running throughout August, the Festival includes events on business development and sales, marketing and social media, entrepreneurs and start-ups, and…

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Personalised Logo Cupcakes for your next event!

July 2, 2019

At Kates Speciality Cakes we create personalised logo cupcakes for your business. Whether you are having a morning tea a…

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Healthcare & Medical Services

Truth Life Coaching

  • Coaching and Mentoring
Professional services

Bev Merrett

  • Change Leadership Change Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Team Building
Civil Works

GPSC-RFT-10-2019 Barwon Park Road Bridge Deck Replacement

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

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Civil Works

GPSC-RFT-09 -2019 Coopers Bridge Replacement, Meredith- Steiglitz Road Meredith

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

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Upcoming Events

Thu 25

SBMS Small Business Clinic – Linton

July 25, Thursday | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu 25

Deakin University Geelong Business Excellence Awards

July 25, Thursday | 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Pier
Cunningham Pier, 10 Western Foreshore Rd, Geelong VIC
Geelong VIC 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)

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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