|This week's eBulletin (No. 34)|
|Glengala Village - Look at it Now!|
Glengala Village in Sunshine West is one of only three locations across Melbourne selected to be part of the State Government’s Plan Melbourne’s 20-Minute Neighbourhood Pilot Program.
For more information and to provide feedback about this project visit https://yoursay.brimbank.vic.gov.au/west-sunshine-20-minute-neighbourhood
|Think. Shop. Buy Local Campaign|
Council’s ‘Think. Shop. Buy Local’ campaign focusses on Local Activity Centres and provides activation and promotional opportunities for Businesses in Brimbank.
|Applications Closing Soon|
The Brimbank Women in Leadership Program helps women build business relationships, skills and support networks. The program is now accepting enrolments for 2021.
Four in-person group workshops expertly facilitated by the ION Group spread over 12 weeks from 9 February 2021.
The ION group will host weekly private online live forums to keep participants connected between workshops to discuss challenges and opportunities, receive mentoring and build networks and relationships.
Participation is at no charge, by application only and the fully subsidised places for 2021 are limited – so act now!
The program runs for 12 weeks commencing on 9 February 2021.
|Update on Face Masks|
Face masks are still mandatory in the following locations:
Elsewhere indoors it is recommended you wear a face mask whenever you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others in public.
For more information click here
|Update on Office Workers|
Current return to work on-site cap advice.
For further information on return to work for offices click here. Offices with fewer than 40 staff can have 20 staff on-site subject to density quotients.
The wearing of face masks is no longer compulsory in office environments where social distancing is adhered to.
|Wellbeing and Mental Health Support|
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|Free QR Code Service for Businesses|
Keep records of visitors to your venue by registering your business, downloading and printing a poster with this Victorian Government QR Code and displaying it in your business.
Multiple QR codes available.
All businesses and venues are required to have pen and paper record keeping as backup, if a visitor prefers to not use the QR code method.
For more information and to register click here
|IGNITE Food Passions Program|
Food Passions is delivered by The
Business of Food. The purpose of the IGNITE program is to provide ideas and
information to get your food business venture started with interactive sessions
covering business operations and food regulations, as well as providing an
opportunity for participants to interact and share their journey.
During the program you will receive:
Program runs over five weeks every Tuesday commencing 16 February 2021.
|Brimbank - Business Development Program|
Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS)
ASBAS is delivering FREE online workshops and Business Resilience programs for Victorian businesses:
Digital Marketing Essentials (27/1/21) - Register here
Facebook for Business (28/1/21) - Register here
Boost Business with Facebook Advertising (2/2/21) - Register here
Social Media Marketing 101 (3/2/21) - Register here
Simple Steps to Build your Website (4/3/21) - Register here
Business Resilience Program - Register here
Business Resilience Mentoring - Register here
Business Resilience Workshops - Register here
Small Business Victoria
A series of webinars to improve business success - for further information click
Upskill My Business (Business Victoria)
Develop your business skills and strengthen your business - for further information click here
ATO: Support for Small Business Webinar
A wide range of interactive online webinar seminars presented by experienced tax officers, where you can ask questions to help you apply the information to your situation - register here
|Business Mentoring Sessions|
Book your free voucher for one-on-one expert business mentoring via video or telephone with one of our specialist partners.
SBMS mentoring sessions provide operational support and identify resources to help your business grow. They can provide advice in languages other than English.
ION Group provides a strategic ‘whole of business’ approach to review your situation, and help you prepare adaptation strategies for re-opening, reinventing and rebuilding your business.
For more information and a discussion about your mentoring needs, contact the Economic Development Team firstname.lastname@example.org
|Brimbank - Business Impact Survey|
Tell us how COVID-19 is impacting your business.
Complete the Business Impact Survey here
Brimbank.Localised - it’s more than business to business – it’s business to people, people to business – it’s a business community – it’s letting people know where there is local expertise, local services and local opportunity.
There is no cost to sign up to Brimbank.Localised, and by signing up you will receive ongoing promotion and exposure to other Brimbank businesses, access to local supply chains and local business networks.
Brimbank.Localised Getting Started guide (Vietnamese)
Find out more about Brimbank.Localised and upload your business profile here
Are you a local business looking for new staff and want to employ local?
There's no cost to join the Joblink community or to post your employment opportunities. You’ll also receive promotion for your business on the JobLink Facebook Page.
Check out Brimbank Joblink for more information and be sure to LIKE us on Facebook.
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