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Chief Executive Update 1 December

Just when we thought it was smooth sailing, we’ve hit a slight bump with the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. I know many of you may be experiencing familiar feelings of anxiousness this week with the news of Omicron emerging across the world and here in Australia.

01 December 2021

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All rests on our health system

Hindsight is a funny thing. Had we known the COVID-19 wrecking ball was coming for us, we would have ducked for cover. We can’t use that excuse anymore.

25 November 2021

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Chief Executive Update 18 November 2021

Grab your family, grab your friends, and grab your workmates - it’s time to celebrate and enjoy our state again! The Victorian Chamber was delighted by today’s State Government announcement that it will lift the majority of restrictions across the state which will give all our businesses the best chance to roar back.

18 November 2021

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COVID-19 restrictions relaxed as Victoria approaches 90 per cent jab target

As a result of the hard work and sacrifices of Victorians, more freedoms have been brought forward by Premier Daniel Andrews, as the state races to its 90 per cent vaccination target ahead of schedule.

18 November 2021

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Victoria ready to roar!

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry celebrates today’s announcement by Premier Daniel Andrews that as of 11.59pm tonight, most restrictions will lift in Victoria as we move closer to hitting the 90 per cent vaccination milestone.

18 November 2021

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Have your say on our state’s economic recovery agenda

Over the last 20 months, Victorian Chamber members and the business community have been vocal in their desire to be part of the solution to managing the health and economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

18 November 2021

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COVIDSafe Squad to help Victorian businesses bounce back

In partnership with the Victorian Government, the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is establishing a new COVIDSafe Squad to help businesses to be COVIDSafe.

14 November 2021

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COVIDSafe Squad primed and ready to help Victorian business operate safely, and stay open

In Victoria's new COVID-Normal world, we’ll be living and operating differently, with businesses having to navigate a raft of health and safety requirements to ensure that once we are back open, we can stay open.

14 November 2021

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Business NSW and Victorian Chamber welcome joint border opening

The Victorian Chamber and Business NSW have united to welcome the joint announcement that Australia’s two most populous states will allow free travel between them, with borders opening from midnight 5 November.

05 November 2021