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Surf Coast Localised

Where local business connects

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Delivering in partnership with local Surf Coast business trader groups

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Surf Coast Localised is free for local businesses, and will help you:

  • Advertise your goods and services to the local business community
  • Engage with other businesses to get local quotes
  • Discover networking and professional development events across our region

Did you know that more than 80% of local businesses 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 business or expert.


Surf Coast Localised changes that! 

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.

Expert Articles

Don’t expect everyone you lead to have the same expectations as you do.

25 July 2019

Many leadership tips say we should treat others as we expect to be treated? Well, someone has thrown down a challenge to this. We are all individuals and have different…

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22 July 2019

The recruitment process generally weeds out the not quite right candidates, leaving you with one standout applicant to hire. Yet when you have progressed through each stage of the interview…

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09 July 2019

Since 1 July 2017, a lower Victoria payroll tax rate of 3.65% has applied to wages paid by regional employers. This rate was further reduced to 2.425% from 1 July…

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Interviewing overseas candidates…yep, they could be the one!

08 July 2019

Whether you’re expanding internationally or your applicants are living abroad, in a world without barriers, you need to be ready for the international candidate. Actively adopting a global recruitment strategy…

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