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economy

State Budget needs to manage sustainable regional growth

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry calls on the Victorian Government to use the 2019-20 State Budget to map out a long-term vision to manage growth in regional Victoria.

State and Federal Budgets

16 May 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series - Part One: The Opportunities

Did you know that the Victorian Government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the State spending over $34 billion each year on everything from stationary, hospitality, legal and cleaning services, to new trams, trains, roads and buildings.

Selling to Government

06 November 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Two: Rules and Guidelines

Here we give you an overview of the key rules and guidelines that apply to all goods and services, along with the government departments responsible for administering them. There are also some policies specific to infrastructure and construction projects.

19 November 2019

economy

Local business looks on the BRITE side

Thriving manufacturer BRITEX has constantly reinvented itself as since it began fabricating steel in Melbourne more than 80 years ago.

Selling to Government

04 December 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Three: Where to find opportunities

How and where Government makes announcements that allow business to benefit.

17 December 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Four: Where to find support

Depending on the sector in which you’re operating and the type of contract under tender, some government bodies can help you prepare a winning bid and also help you meet all the conditions and requirements of the won contract.

Selling to Government

24 December 2019

economy

Selling to Government: A fresh approach

We spoke to The Fruit Box Group founder and CEO Martin Halphen as part of our Selling to Government series.

Selling to Government

08 January 2020

economy

Designing great government partnerships

Working with government is essentially about people. K2LD Architects and Interiors has delivered a range of government projects using stylish and practical modern design. Its leading designers say the key to successfully securing and completing public projects is building solid relationships and delivering a creative result on time and on budget.

Selling to Government

13 January 2020

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Five: Tips for writing a winning tender response

Six steps to success in government tenders

Selling to Government

23 January 2020

economy

Selling to Government – Register now to be part of Victoria’s biggest road project

Registrations are now open for sole traders, small and medium businesses interested in the millions of dollars in contracts and more than 10,000 jobs that will be up for grabs as part of the $15.8 billion North East Link project.

Selling to Government

30 January 2020

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Six: The future of procurement – what the Victorian Chamber is calling for?

How and what government procures can make a significant positive impact on your business’ growth, sustainability and profitability. Government is also able to use its buying power to deliver social and sustainable benefits, such as creating job opportunities or skills-based training in areas of disadvantage. 

Selling to Government

10 February 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Fast Five: How Yarra Trams is staying the course through (and beyond) COVID-19

While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought millions to a standstill, Yarra Trams’ Chief Executive has kept Melbourne moving, and explains why this crisis is “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” for Melbourne.

Fast Five

21 September 2020

economy

State Budget submission 2020-21: Victoria’s opportunity for recovery

The Victorian Chamber (VCCI) has put forward more than 50 specific recommendations ahead of the State Budget to help Victorian businesses get back on their feet, create jobs and regenerate our economy.

State and Federal Budgets

30 October 2020

economy

The state of Victoria: where we are, where we’re heading, and what we need to get there

As the Andrews Government prepares the 2020-21 State Budget, Pitcher Partners share their insights into the state of Victoria’s economy and where the growth opportunities lie for both metro and regional Victoria.

02 November 2020

economy

Now, more than ever, Victorian businesses need your support

Though we may have beaten COVID-19 and can begin a 'COVID-normal' life, the crisis is not over. After enduring many months of no or limited revenue, our local businesses need all the help they can get if they are to stay afloat.

12 November 2020

economy

Creative Industries Strategy: how do we reclaim our global reputation?

The Victorian Government is renewing its landmark creative industries strategy, Creative State 2021-2025. Have your say before 1 December on what the creative sector needs to survive and thrive.

13 November 2020


economy

State Budget needs to manage sustainable regional growth

State and Federal Budgets

16 May 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series - Part One: The Opportunities

Selling to Government

06 November 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Two: Rules and Guidelines

19 November 2019

economy

Local business looks on the BRITE side

Selling to Government

04 December 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Three: Where to find opportunities

17 December 2019

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Four: Where to find support

Selling to Government

24 December 2019

economy

Selling to Government: A fresh approach

Selling to Government

08 January 2020

economy

Designing great government partnerships

Selling to Government

13 January 2020

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Five: Tips for writing a winning tender response

Selling to Government

23 January 2020

economy

Selling to Government – Register now to be part of Victoria’s biggest road project

Selling to Government

30 January 2020

economy

Selling to Government Special Series – Part Six: The future of procurement – what the Victorian Chamber is calling for?

Selling to Government

10 February 2020

health safety and wellbeing

Fast Five: How Yarra Trams is staying the course through (and beyond) COVID-19

Fast Five

21 September 2020

economy

State Budget submission 2020-21: Victoria’s opportunity for recovery

State and Federal Budgets

30 October 2020

economy

The state of Victoria: where we are, where we’re heading, and what we need to get there

02 November 2020

economy

Now, more than ever, Victorian businesses need your support

12 November 2020

economy

Creative Industries Strategy: how do we reclaim our global reputation?

13 November 2020