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The benefits of sustainability for businesses

Strengthening Melbourne’s position as a sustainable city can deliver benefits for the business economy and commercialisation of new industries.

15 June 2022

metropolitan business

Gradual and flexible return to Melbourne CBD offices

A survey by the Victorian Chamber has revealed the return to office trends of Melbourne CBD-based businesses since COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.

06 June 2022

metropolitan business

Victorian Chamber survey offers clearer picture on return to office

The Victorian Chamber has released the findings of the first detailed survey of Melbourne CBD-based businesses on the return of office workers since COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.

06 June 2022

covid 19

More support to get Victorian businesses and workers through final weeks of lockdown

The State and Federal Governments have announced a further $2.27 billion in grants and financial support to assist Victorian businesses and workers struggling through the final weeks of lockdown.

30 September 2021

metropolitan business

See how your business can save with solar

No matter your business, solar power helps. Hear how three businesses from different sectors benefitted from making the change.

21 September 2021

metropolitan business

Latest round of Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme closing 30 September

Are you a small or medium-sized business struggling to pay the rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic? There’s still time to qualify for the retrospective part of the latest round of the State Government’s Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme.

21 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber launches COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap

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

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

Continued financial support to help Victorians 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

covid 19

Victoria’s business crisis continues

Victorian businesses are devastated by the news that Metropolitan Victoria’s lockdown will be extended indefinitely.

01 September 2021

covid 19

Metropolitan, Regional Victoria lockdown restrictions extended, toughened

Regional Victoria has joined Melbourne in lockdown as clusters of COVID-19 cases continue to pop up across the State. Almost $1 billion in support has also been announced to help businesses impacted by the lockdown extensions.

16 August 2021

covid 19

$367 million cash injection announced for businesses

The Federal and State Governments have jointly announced an additional $367 million in financial support payments - primarily targeted towards Metropolitan businesses in lockdown.

12 August 2021

covid 19

Lockdown Six support welcome lifeline for Victorian business

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s prompt announcement of a new $400 million State and Federal Government support package, which will give businesses the confidence they need to get through Lockdown Six and continue the recovery from Lockdowns Four and Five.

06 August 2021

covid 19

The news we didn’t want: Lockdown Six commences tonight

Just as Victorians were beginning to enjoy the freedoms we have missed, the State has been plunged into its sixth COVID-19 related lockdown.

05 August 2021

covid 19

Metropolitan Victoria to endure Lockdown Six for another week

A little over a week since Lockdown Five came to an end, the State Government announced Victoria would once again go into a circuit-breaker lockdown. (UPDATED)

05 August 2021

covid 19

Explained: what restrictions remain for Victorian businesses

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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