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Restart package will help businesses recover from lockdowns

The State and Federal Governments have today announced a joint financial assistance package for Victorian business which will give them the support and confidence they need to rebound from Lockdowns Four and Five.

28 July 2021

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Chief Executive Update 28 July 2021

Today Victorian business can get back to what you do best. It was good news we can now begin our exit from Lockdown Five and move faster than when we exited Lockdown Four.

28 July 2021

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Victoria squashes Delta and gives business the green light to get going again

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s news that most Victorian businesses will be able to reopen from tomorrow, 28 July, but will continue to advocate for a shift back to pre-lockdown restrictions.

27 July 2021

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Businesses reopen as Lockdown Five restrictions ease across Victoria

Hospitality, retail, gyms and schools are once again able to open their doors across Victoria as Lockdown Five comes to an end. Here is what you and your business need to know.

27 July 2021

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COVID-19 vaccination is the only way out of crisis mode for business

None of us want to be in this position. Our leaders don't want to be here either. But here we are. We've been living in crisis mode for 17 months and it's taking its toll on all of us.

22 July 2021

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Victorian businesses receive $484.3 million in financial support during Lockdown Five

The State Government has announced further financial support for Victorian businesses in response to Lockdown Five, now totalling $484.3 million in support for businesses and workers.

21 July 2021

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Further State financial support welcome news for Victoria’s struggling businesses

The State Government today announced a further $282.5 million in financial support for Victorian businesses following strong advocacy from the Victorian Chamber.

21 July 2021

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Victoria’s Lockdown Five to continue as Delta variant wreaks havoc across Australia

Victoria will remain in lockdown for at least another week as the COVID-19 Delta variant causes chaos across the nation, placing most of Australia’s population in lockdown.

20 July 2021

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Victorian Chamber welcomes Federal and State Government support

Today’s announcement of immediate support is crucial to the many businesses and workers who were only just recovering from Lockdown Four.

16 July 2021

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Federal and State to provide support for workers and businesses to see them through Lockdown Five

The Federal and State Governments have united to provide much-needed assistance for Victorian workers and businesses impacted by Lockdown Five.

16 July 2021

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Victorian business devastated as Lockdown Five looms

Victorian businesses have been dealt another harsh blow today with the announcement that the State will be plunged into its fifth lockdown due to the escalating NSW COVID-19 outbreak spreading into Victoria.

15 July 2021

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Victoria enters five-day snap lockdown to suppress latest COVID-19 outbreak

The Victorian government has announced the State will once again begin a snap lockdown from 11:59pm on Thursday night following 18 new cases of COVID-19 across Victoria.

15 July 2021

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Chief Executive Update 14 July 2021

It was only last week that we were reminded of the beginning of a 112-day lockdown here in Victoria last year and we desperately hope we don’t find ourselves in a similar situation again.

14 July 2021

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Fast Five: Greg Kahan discusses the struggles of Melbourne's CBD hospitality businessess

CEO of The Kahan Group and owner of The George on Collins, Greg Kahan shares his story about how the CBD venue has kept afloat during the hardest of times for CBD businesses.

Fast Five

12 July 2021

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Victorian Chamber Chief Executive Paul Guerra addresses the Melbourne Press Club

VCCI Chief Executive Paul Guerra, looks to the future and explains why Victoria “can’t go back to the old ways of doing things” in his address to the Melbourne Press Club.

08 July 2021

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Victoria unites as Metropolitan COVID-19 restrictions align with Regional Victoria

Restrictions have once again eased following seven consecutive days of zero cases of COVID-19 community transmission, as Metropolitan Melbourne moves in line with Regional Victoria.

07 July 2021


covid 19

Restart package will help businesses recover from lockdowns

28 July 2021

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 28 July 2021

28 July 2021

covid 19

Victoria squashes Delta and gives business the green light to get going again

27 July 2021

covid 19

Businesses reopen as Lockdown Five restrictions ease across Victoria

27 July 2021

covid 19

COVID-19 vaccination is the only way out of crisis mode for business

22 July 2021

covid 19

Victorian businesses receive $484.3 million in financial support during Lockdown Five

21 July 2021

covid 19

Further State financial support welcome news for Victoria’s struggling businesses

21 July 2021

covid 19

Victoria’s Lockdown Five to continue as Delta variant wreaks havoc across Australia

20 July 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber welcomes Federal and State Government support

16 July 2021

covid 19

Federal and State to provide support for workers and businesses to see them through Lockdown Five

16 July 2021

covid 19

Victorian business devastated as Lockdown Five looms

15 July 2021

covid 19

Victoria enters five-day snap lockdown to suppress latest COVID-19 outbreak

15 July 2021

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 14 July 2021

14 July 2021

covid 19

Fast Five: Greg Kahan discusses the struggles of Melbourne's CBD hospitality businessess

Fast Five

12 July 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber Chief Executive Paul Guerra addresses the Melbourne Press Club

08 July 2021

covid 19

Victoria unites as Metropolitan COVID-19 restrictions align with Regional Victoria

07 July 2021