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economy

2022-23 Federal Budget ticks boxes for Victorian business

The Victorian Chamber’s advocacy has helped secure significant wins in the Federal Budget with increased funding for skills and training, commitments for two Victorian freight terminals and a much-needed boost for regional tourism.

State and Federal Budgets

29 March 2022

infrastructure

Hydrogen refuelling investment a positive step for energy transition

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s announcement of a landmark collaboration between State Governments to decarbonise logistics along the eastern seaboard.

25 March 2022

federal government

Three key pillars drive Victorian Chamber’s Federal Election Platform

The Victorian Chamber is pleased to launch our Federal Election Platform, which pitches three big ideas that will benefit Victorian businesses and jobs, secure the progress of our state, and drive economic development into the future.

24 March 2022

education and training

How members benefit from the Victorian Chamber’s support and advocacy

The Victorian Chamber is here for your business. We work closely with our members, stakeholders and government officials to create a better business environment

23 March 2022

policy and advocacy

Help shape the Victorian Chamber’s advocacy work on skills shortages

Victorian businesses consistently tell us that sourcing and retaining staff is a challenge that impacts their performance. To help shape our advocacy, we want to know what barriers you face, where the pain points are in the employment market and identify which industries are struggling with specific roles.

21 March 2022

economy

State Budget 2022-23 submission: enabling and growing business

The 2022-23 State Budget must enable business to play a leading role in Victoria’s economic recovery according to the Victorian Chamber.

15 March 2022

economy

Victorian Chamber’s Federal Pre-Budget submission delivers pro-business priorities

‘Building back business’ and ‘building for our future’ are the cornerstones of the Victorian Chamber’s submission to the Australian Government ahead of the 2022-23 Federal Budget.

08 March 2022

policy and advocacy

Video: Victorian Chamber’s #BreakTheBias message this International Women’s Day

The Victorian Chamber is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day and amplify the call for diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.

08 March 2022

policy and advocacy

Survey to help shape Victoria’s transition to a circular economy

The Victorian Government is committed to transitioning towards a circular economy. 'Recycling Victoria: A new economy' is the Victorian Government’s 10-year circular economy policy and action plan to fundamentally transform the state’s recycling sector, reduce waste, create thousands of jobs and set Victoria up for a more sustainable future.

23 February 2022

policy and advocacy

Victorian Chamber unveils Australian-first cost of doing business index

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its Cost and Ease of Doing Business in Victoria Report which features an Australian-first index that ranks the cost of doing business across all states and territories, member survey results and feedback from roundtables. This was part of the Cost and Ease of Doing Business Taskforce, headed by Victorian Chamber Vice President Adrian Kloeden and Regional Chair – Bendigo Kate Mannix.

09 February 2022

economy

Victorian Chamber report reveals the true cost of doing business in our state

Did you know that starting a business in Victoria requires operators to navigate more permits and licences than any other state? The time it takes to jump through these regulatory hoops is just one of the costs of doing business in Victoria. The Chamber has listened to our members’ concerns about how these barriers are impacting them and has responded with this comprehensive report that provides the first benchmarking exercise of its kind in Australia.

09 February 2022

policy and advocacy

Call for participants: Informing pay equality resources for SMEs

The Victorian Chamber is pleased to extend an invitation to our members and clients to participate in a design workshop to help identify innovative and practical education approaches to improve equality in the workplace.

24 January 2022

policy and advocacy

Government grant helping Victorian businesses save on energy prices

The Small Business Energy Saver Program is supporting Victorian small business owners to save on energy-efficient equipment. It will deliver $5 million in discounts to small businesses across Victoria that invest in upgrading their systems.

21 January 2022

policy and advocacy

Have your voice heard to help shape a business-first election agenda

The Victorian Chamber is engaging with members to develop a business-first agenda for the 2022 Federal and State Elections.

15 December 2021

policy and advocacy

Have your say and influence the future of Victoria’s visitor economy

The Victorian Chamber is seeking to secure better business conditions for our members in the tourism, accommodation and events sectors. Have your say by completing our quick, 10-minute survey and help us develop a viable vision for Victoria's visitor economy.

01 December 2021

policy and advocacy

Hospitality and Manufacturing sectors – have your say on Victoria’s waste and recycling plan

The Victorian Government is undertaking reform to improve its waste and recycling process and adopt circular economy policies and principles. Announced last year, 'Recycling Victoria: A new economy' is the 10-year policy and action plan that will reduce waste, increase recycling and create more value from our resources. The Victorian Chamber encourages members in the manufacturing and hospitality industries to have their say on the reform by completing a short survey.

24 November 2021


economy

2022-23 Federal Budget ticks boxes for Victorian business

State and Federal Budgets

29 March 2022

infrastructure

Hydrogen refuelling investment a positive step for energy transition

25 March 2022

federal government

Three key pillars drive Victorian Chamber’s Federal Election Platform

24 March 2022

education and training

How members benefit from the Victorian Chamber’s support and advocacy

23 March 2022

policy and advocacy

Help shape the Victorian Chamber’s advocacy work on skills shortages

21 March 2022

economy

State Budget 2022-23 submission: enabling and growing business

15 March 2022

economy

Victorian Chamber’s Federal Pre-Budget submission delivers pro-business priorities

08 March 2022

policy and advocacy

Video: Victorian Chamber’s #BreakTheBias message this International Women’s Day

08 March 2022

policy and advocacy

Survey to help shape Victoria’s transition to a circular economy

23 February 2022

policy and advocacy

Victorian Chamber unveils Australian-first cost of doing business index

09 February 2022

economy

Victorian Chamber report reveals the true cost of doing business in our state

09 February 2022

policy and advocacy

Call for participants: Informing pay equality resources for SMEs

24 January 2022

policy and advocacy

Government grant helping Victorian businesses save on energy prices

21 January 2022

policy and advocacy

Have your voice heard to help shape a business-first election agenda

15 December 2021

policy and advocacy

Have your say and influence the future of Victoria’s visitor economy

01 December 2021

policy and advocacy

Hospitality and Manufacturing sectors – have your say on Victoria’s waste and recycling plan

24 November 2021

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