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Looking after mental health: Free awareness training for apprentices

For 23 years, the Australian Government has contracted the Victorian Chamber to deliver a suite of services and support through the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) at no cost to employers and individuals across Victoria.

14 December 2021

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Educational experiences for school children given a boost under new State Government initiative

Thousands of businesses providing educational experiences for Victorian schoolchildren will be given a boost under the Victorian Government’s $112.9 million Positive Start in 2022 initiative. The funding, announced by Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino, aims to get children back enjoying the experiences they missed out on during Victoria’s lockdowns in 2020 and 2021.

08 December 2021

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Psychological wellbeing study finds leaders ‘alarmingly unaware’ of obligations

Research by Victorian Chamber members Swinburne University of Technology and Readiness, concludes business leaders need to ‘lift their game’ when it comes to psychological wellbeing in the workplace.

26 November 2021

education and training

Victorian Chamber weighs in on cyber security

One cyber security incident is reported every eight minutes, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), underscoring the urgency for businesses to protect themselves online.

16 November 2021

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There’s never been a better time to employ an apprentice or trainee

As Victoria emerges from COVID-19 and business confidence returns, there has never been a better time to take on an apprentice or trainee - a crucial pathway to kickstart our economy post-pandemic and secure talent for Victoria’s future workforce.

08 November 2021

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SummerTech LIVE program returns to tackle digital tech problems

Do you have a technology problem that you desperately want to solve but don’t know the personnel or resource to do it? Then read on because the SummerTech LIVE program could be the answer you are looking for.

07 October 2021

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Digital Jobs Program: Victorian workers and businesses to benefit from mid-career reboot

As a General Manager at Australia’s most innovative production company, WTFN’s Derek Dyson knows all about the value of interns - especially those bringing digital skills to the business.

27 July 2021