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covid 19

Light relaxation as we look ahead to the Recovery Roadmap reveal

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s announcement that the State Government will make minor adjustments to some limited restrictions for Metropolitan Victoria and Ballarat, after we reached the state’s first vaccination target of 70 per cent first dose.

16 September 2021

covid 19

Business NSW and Victorian Chamber unite in call for aligned roadmaps

The Victorian Chamber and Business NSW are calling for Australia’s two largest economies to be united when both states achieve second dose vaccination rates of 80 per cent, which would include open travel between the two States. 

16 September 2021

workplace relations

‘Unfair and unexpected.’ FWC rules in favour of dismissed employee

The Fair Work Commission has found a childcare centre unfairly dismissed an employee when it casually sent the staff member a “notice of non-renewal” via email with no prior warning.

15 September 2021

covid 19

Construction Compliance Blitz and priority vaccination initiative sensible move

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the compliance blitz that will take place in Victoria’s construction industry from today to improve COVIDSafe compliance. We also welcome the push to drive-up vaccination rates across that workforce.

13 September 2021

workplace relations

How JobsBank continues to drive positive change and uphold a commitment to increasing employer inclusivity

Working to conquer ‘invisible barriers’ and the challenges faced by job seekers from diverse backgrounds, not-for-profit organisation JobsBank continues to successfully drive change and uphold a commitment to increasing employer inclusivity and fill workforce gaps.

Fast Five

10 September 2021

workplace relations

Fair Work Commission finds unfairly dismissed employee can have their cake and eat it too

The Fair Work Commission has found an employee accused of stealing a cake was unfairly dismissed.

10 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber launches COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap for business

Victorian business needs certainty and clarity on the plan for our state’s COVID-19 recovery. The Victorian Chamber has formulated a detailed four-phase roadmap to provide that light on the hill for business, workers, the economy and communities.

09 September 2021

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 9 September 2021

Well, there was a welcome shifting of narrative late last week, and we are now clearly focused on a vaccination-based opening. The past week has been tough, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

09 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber’s COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap

Victorian business needs certainty and clarity about when they can plan to welcome back customers and staff as we progress towards hitting the National Cabinet’s COVID-19 vaccination targets of 70 and 80 per cent.

09 September 2021

covid 19

Most of Regional Victoria freed from Lockdown Six extension while Metropolitan Victoria remains shut

Regional Victorian businesses, with the exception of Greater Shepparton, have been given the green light to open their doors after quashing the latest COVID-19 outbreak, putting an end to the gruelling Lockdown Six extension. Here is what you and your business need to know.

08 September 2021

covid 19

COVID-19 restrictions lift for most of Regional Victoria

Today’s announcement that lockdown restrictions will be lifted across Regional Victoria (apart from Greater Shepparton) from midnight tomorrow night will provide some welcome relief.

08 September 2021

international affairs

See the signs: Top tips for safeguarding your business against international scams

While engaging international suppliers can benefit your business, it also comes with risk. As technology continues to develop and play an increasingly prominent role in daily operations, scammers are constantly finding new ways to strike. Protect your business by knowing what to look out for!

08 September 2021

workplace relations

Are you missing something? Free Employer Health Check can identify gaps in business compliance

The VCCI's new self-assessment tool will help you determine if you have sufficient knowledge and processes within key areas to ensure you understand your obligations.

07 September 2021

workplace relations

Top tips for managing poor employee performance

VCCI's Workplace Relations team is often called by businesses at the point of desperation. Here is a guide on how to prevent an unengaged workforce and dismissal related claims.

06 September 2021

covid 19

Continued financial support to help Victorian businesses and workers get through lockdown

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the further $2.34 billion in joint State and Federal Government support announced today for Victorian businesses and workers to get through the continued extension of Lockdown Six.

04 September 2021

innovation

Why BGIS embraced ISO 20400 and is making a commitment to sustainable procurement

There was a time when profits came to the detriment of the planet. The tables have turned, and BGIS demonstrate how businesses can benefit by being conscientious global citizens.

Member Stories

03 September 2021


covid 19

Light relaxation as we look ahead to the Recovery Roadmap reveal

16 September 2021

covid 19

Business NSW and Victorian Chamber unite in call for aligned roadmaps

16 September 2021

workplace relations

‘Unfair and unexpected.’ FWC rules in favour of dismissed employee

15 September 2021

covid 19

Construction Compliance Blitz and priority vaccination initiative sensible move

13 September 2021

workplace relations

How JobsBank continues to drive positive change and uphold a commitment to increasing employer inclusivity

Fast Five

10 September 2021

workplace relations

Fair Work Commission finds unfairly dismissed employee can have their cake and eat it too

10 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber launches COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap for business

09 September 2021

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 9 September 2021

09 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber’s COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap

09 September 2021

covid 19

Most of Regional Victoria freed from Lockdown Six extension while Metropolitan Victoria remains shut

08 September 2021

covid 19

COVID-19 restrictions lift for most of Regional Victoria

08 September 2021

international affairs

See the signs: Top tips for safeguarding your business against international scams

08 September 2021

workplace relations

Are you missing something? Free Employer Health Check can identify gaps in business compliance

07 September 2021

workplace relations

Top tips for managing poor employee performance

06 September 2021

covid 19

Continued financial support to help Victorian businesses and workers get through lockdown

04 September 2021

innovation

Why BGIS embraced ISO 20400 and is making a commitment to sustainable procurement

Member Stories

03 September 2021