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economy

2020 Federal Budget: Morrison Government invests in businesses to build Australia out of recession

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has unveiled the 2020-21 Federal Budget and revealed the government’s strategy to rebuild Australia’s economy out of recession.

State and Federal Budgets

06 October 2020

education and training

Changes announced to the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement wage subsidy

The Federal Government has announced changes to the recently released Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) program designed to address long-term declines in apprenticeships and traineeships.

30 October 2020

economy

Federal Government’s JobMaker Hiring Credit – have your say

The Australian Government is seeking feedback on the recently announced JobMaker Hiring Credit and wants to hear from eligible businesses before 27 November.

04 November 2020

economy

Don’t let your business miss out on these government grants

Read here to find out about the federal and state government grants available to Victorian businesses that are still open for applications. But make sure you hurry, as some are closing very soon!

07 January 2021

economy

Have your say and shape the future of payroll tax in Australia

VCCI is seeking your assistance to better inform the public debate over the need for payroll tax reform in Australia by participating in the Payroll Tax on Australian Business Survey.

14 January 2021

economy

Businesses can now get paid for hiring new workers

As part of the Federal Government’s JobMaker Plan in the 2020-21 Federal Budget to support businesses and young workers, the JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme is now open for registrations.

22 January 2021

federal government

Help us shape the 2021-22 Budget agenda and the future of Victoria

The Victorian Chamber is working on our submission to the 2021-22 Victorian State Budget and we want to hear what you and your business need to keep moving Victoria forward.

State and Federal Budgets

29 January 2021

economy

Prime Minister reaffirms Australia’s road to economic recovery

In his address to the National Press Club in Canberra on Monday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has voiced his confidence in Australia’s post-pandemic labour market and economic recovery.

01 February 2021

economy

Fifty per cent wage subsidy for new apprentices extended

The Federal Government has announced the extension of the apprenticeship wage subsidy program: Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements, better knowns as the BAC Program.

11 March 2021

federal government

Federal Parliament pass historic changes to Fair Work Act

Amendments to the Fair Work Act have passed both houses of Federal Parliament, bringing significant changes for the rights of casual workers and the businesses who employ them.

23 March 2021

economy

Federal ‘Bounce Back’ Budget to get women and young people into work and grow Australia's economy

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the Federal Government’s ‘Bounce Back’ Budget which will boost the digital economy, skills and jobs, and make the workplace more appealing for women, to assist our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

State and Federal Budgets

11 May 2021

economy

2021-22 Federal Budget: what Victorian businesses need to know

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg MP has unveiled a ‘Bounce Back’ Budget which aims to boost Australia’s economy by creating jobs, improving skills and investing in the digital economy.

State and Federal Budgets

11 May 2021

economy

New digital platform launched to connect local businesses

The Federal Government has launched a new digital platform, Capability Connection, to help manufacturers and suppliers do business and bolster local supply chains.

01 June 2021

economy

Business welcomes Federal Government disaster payment for workers

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s announcement that the Federal Government will provide a one-off disaster payment for vulnerable workers who have been stood down from their jobs or lost casual shifts as a result of the lockdown in Victoria.

03 June 2021

economy

Federal Government announces Disaster Recovery Payment for Victorians

The Federal Government has announced assistance for Victorian workers impacted by Lockdown Four with a disaster payment for those who have missed a week of work or more.

03 June 2021

federal government

Don't miss out on grants and incentives to help save on tax this EOFY

With the end of financial year fast approaching, Pitcher Partners share their insights on the limited-time grants and tax incentives available that businesses and individuals can take advantage of.

15 June 2021


economy

2020 Federal Budget: Morrison Government invests in businesses to build Australia out of recession

State and Federal Budgets

06 October 2020

education and training

Changes announced to the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement wage subsidy

30 October 2020

economy

Federal Government’s JobMaker Hiring Credit – have your say

04 November 2020

economy

Don’t let your business miss out on these government grants

07 January 2021

economy

Have your say and shape the future of payroll tax in Australia

14 January 2021

economy

Businesses can now get paid for hiring new workers

22 January 2021

federal government

Help us shape the 2021-22 Budget agenda and the future of Victoria

State and Federal Budgets

29 January 2021

economy

Prime Minister reaffirms Australia’s road to economic recovery

01 February 2021

economy

Fifty per cent wage subsidy for new apprentices extended

11 March 2021

federal government

Federal Parliament pass historic changes to Fair Work Act

23 March 2021

economy

Federal ‘Bounce Back’ Budget to get women and young people into work and grow Australia's economy

State and Federal Budgets

11 May 2021

economy

2021-22 Federal Budget: what Victorian businesses need to know

State and Federal Budgets

11 May 2021

economy

New digital platform launched to connect local businesses

01 June 2021

economy

Business welcomes Federal Government disaster payment for workers

03 June 2021

economy

Federal Government announces Disaster Recovery Payment for Victorians

03 June 2021

federal government

Don't miss out on grants and incentives to help save on tax this EOFY

15 June 2021