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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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

Advertising and marketing your business

September 17, 2018

What you call yourself, your website, its imagery and the packaging  you use is vital to your brand – its…

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Cyber Insurance

September 12, 2018

Are you ready for the new data breach laws?   Like you, many consumers are concerned about how their personal…

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Important decision affecting casual employment

September 11, 2018

From 1st October 2018, ensure your business is prepared for the important change to the definition of ‘casual employment’. Recently,…

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Local Business Noticeboard

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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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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Total Maintenance Solutions | Electrician and Electrical services

November 13, 2020

TMS specializes in all electrician and electrical services both commercial and residential Geelong, Torquay, Portarlington, Ocean Grove Unit 3 /…

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Finding the right legal and operational structure for your regional gallery

November 12, 2020

Harwood Andrews is excited to team up with the Geelong Gallery for The Gallery Governance Challenge Webinar on 1 December.…

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“Inspiration from Isolation – The Beauty from Within” ART SHOWCASE & COMPETITION

October 22, 2020

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! In support and in celebration of the annual International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) held on…

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Financial and Insurance Services

Amplify Financial Planning

  • Financial Advice
  • Financial Services
  • Investing and Financial Services
  • Small Business Financial Planning For Wealth Accumulation
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Photography, Video and Audio

Geelong Photographs

  • Photography Services
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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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Upcoming Events

Feb 04

Geelong Seniorpreneurz

February 4, 2022 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Geelong 3220
Mar 04

Geelong Seniorpreneurz

March 4, 2022 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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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