|In this week's eBulletin|
|Local Business Support |
Think, Shop, Buy and Dine Local Competition
You can make a comment and upload images as well as videos, don’t forget to vote on your favourite social media post. The seven most shared social media posts will be awarded a $100 or $50 shopping voucher from one of these popular local businesses.
Hear from local businesses about what 'local' is to them, and join the conversation to share your thoughts for a chance to win!
|COVID-19 Visitor Registration Process (QR Code)|
Is your QR Code Connected to Victoria's Contact Tracing System?
Record keeping is vital to keeping Victorians COVIDSafe. All QR code apps used for record keeping must connect with the Department of Health’s contact tracing system.
Use the free Victorian Government QR Code Service, or check if your QR code app provider is compatible with the Victorian Government’s new Visitation Application Programming Interface (API).
A 28-day compliance amnesty applies from 6pm on 26 March until 6pm on 23 April 2021.
Check the list of businesses required to use the electronic record keeping.
|Join our Decisions that Drive Profits Program|
What are your hopes and priorities for Brimbank?
Council is seeking your feedback to help shape the 2021 – 2025 Council Plan, the Community Vision 2040 and the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan.
Find out how you can provide feedback here
|Last Chance for Tickets!|
Catapult is a free action-orientated workshop for small business owners to set solid business foundations to grow their business.
The workshop will focus on:
For more information or to reserve your place click here.
|Modern Manufacturing Initiative Grant|
The Federal Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative grant program is now open for applications from manufacturers in the following sectors:
To see if your manufacturing business is eligible for this and other
grant programs like it, click here.
|Victorian Government Tenders|
There’s currently over sixty tenders open on the State Government’s tender portal.
If you're a business ready to pitch for State Government business, you can read more details and apply here.
If you'd like to know more about the tender process, make sure you read the next article about a free introductory webinar.
|Tender Processes and Business Plan Guidance|
|New Austrade Website|
Export.business.gov.au helps Australian businesses grow overseas. Created by Austrade, the website provides data-driven export information, tools and insights to help new exporters learn the basics and find advice on preparing for global growth.
So if you're seeking to reach new international markets and customers, check it out!
|The Small Business Bus is coming to Sunshine|
The Victorian Government’s Small Business Bus will be visiting Sunshine on the 27th of April between 10am-4pm. Head down to 301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine (in front of Library) for general business information.
|Business Development Program|
Learn new skills to build your business:
Small Business Bus
27 April - 301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine (outside Library)
Small Business Victoria
A series of webinars to improve business success - for further information click
ATO: Support for Small Business Webinar
A series of free interactive online webinars presented by experienced tax specialists, where you can ask questions to help you apply the information to your situation - register here
|Free Small Business Mentoring|
Struggling with Business Recovery and Resilience Post 2020?
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry offers eight hours of professional mentoring for businesses effected by COVID-19 during 2020. To find out how you can access this free service for your business click here.
|Partners in Wellbeing Helpline|
|COVID-19 Business Requirements|
Make sure you’re adhering to the current COVID-19 restrictions
|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 email@example.com
|Powerful Business Resources|
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