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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

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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Retaining your top performers over Christmas – Part 2

December 6, 2018

The holiday break gives time to contemplate our current job. Let’s make sure your key people return next year. Harvest…

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Retaining your top performers over Christmas – Part 1

November 30, 2018

Many a high performing staff member is an employer’s dream come true. They are competent, efficient, highly customer centric and…

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Local Business Noticeboard

New Torquay Clinic!

September 17, 2019

It with great excitement that Grandslam Physiotherapy announces that we have expanded to Torquay! Our established clinic in North Geelong…

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K.Booch – Kombucha with a twist!

September 17, 2019

By now you will probably have heard of the popular Kombucha, a sparkling drink with probiotics considered to be healthy…

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Thanks for coming!

September 17, 2019

Thanks to everyone who attended last week’s Localised Meetup at Deakin Cats Community Centre. It was awesome to see so…

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Vietnamese Function Foods

September 16, 2019

Vietnamese Catering Special!

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Localised Meetup: Meet and connect with other savvy people in business

September 3, 2019

Looking to grow your business? Our Meetups are your chance to meet and connect with like-minded people across a range…

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Retail Trade

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Healthcare & Medical Services

Coastal Soul Wellness

  • Remedial Massage
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

Tue 24

Responsible Service of Alcohol

September 24, Tuesday | 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
South West TAFE
89 - 95 Bromfield Street,
Colac 3250
Wed 25

How To Fraud Proof Your Small Business

September 25, Wednesday | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
The Village Geelong – NAB
43-45 Brougham St
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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