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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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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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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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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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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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Architecture, Design & Planning Services

Alex English Architects

  • Architectural Services
  • Architecture
  • Architecture Design and Planning
Marketing, PR & Communications

ZES Collective

  • Local Business Marketing
  • Small Business Advice
  • Social Media Training and Management
  • Training Workshops
Hospitality & Event Management Services

Seeking venues to host Localised Meetups in 2020

Localised Meetups are commercially focused and fun networking events held across the Geelong region. We

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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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Upcoming Events

Mon 18

Health & Safety Representatives Initial OHS 5 day Training Course

November 18, Monday | 9:00 am - November 26, Tuesday | 4:30 pm
Rydges Geelong
Cnr Gheringhap & Myers Streets
Wed 20

NFMRI; Medical Research and Innovation Conference

November 20, Wednesday | 9:00 am - November 21, Thursday | 5:00 pm
Peppers The Sands Torquay
2 Sands Boulevard
Torquay 3228

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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