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Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme extended until March

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the State Government’s extension of rent relief and protections for commercial tenants and landlords for another two months due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

17 January 2022

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More critical industries exempt from isolation requirements

Additional sectors will be relieved from close contact isolation requirements to ease supply chain bottlenecks and workforce shortages after an announcement today by the Victorian Government.

13 January 2022

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COVID-19 booster mandate and isolation changes announced for key sectors

A third COVID-19 vaccination is now required for workers within certain essential industries, and close contact isolation arrangements have also changed for food and beverage distribution workers, as part of Victorian Government pandemic orders announced today.

10 January 2022

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Support to continue after Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme ends

The Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme is ending on 15 January 2022. Although eligible tenants will no longer be entitled to rent relief after this date, tenants and landlords will still have access to support via the Victorian Small Business Commission.

20 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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‘Peace of mind’ for events industry under State Government’s restart package and Australian-first insurance scheme

As Victoria emerges from COVID-19, the State Government has bolstered the confidence of organisers of creative, sporting, business and community events to plan and stage events with an interruption insurance scheme and restart package.

08 December 2021

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How the Digital Jobs program can help you source the best digital talent

Over the next three years, the Victorian Government’s $64 million Digital Jobs program aims to produce up to 5,000 job-ready candidates with up-to-date digital skills that will help Victorian businesses thrive.

06 December 2021

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Victorian COVIDSafe Business Awards showcases businesses excelling in COVIDSafe practices

After enduring the world’s longest lockdown and inconsistent periods of extended closures, Victorian businesses are ready to leave the last two, difficult years behind them as they begin reopening under COVID-Normal conditions.

28 October 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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More financial 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

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Victorian Roadmap survey: Victorian businesses have their say

More than 1300 businesses across all sectors, sizes and regions provided feedback to the Victorian Chamber on the State Government’s Roadmap to Deliver the National Plan and viewpoints on vaccination conditions. Here are the results.

29 September 2021

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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

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Don’t miss out! 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

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Victorian Chamber launches COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap for business

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

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Most of Regional Victoria freed from Lockdown Six extension while Metropolitan Victoria remains shut

Regional Victorian businesses, with the exception of Greater Shepparton, have been given the green light to open their doors after quashing the latest COVID-19 outbreak, putting an end to the gruelling Lockdown Six extension. Here is what you and your business need to know.

08 September 2021

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Lockdown extended for Metropolitan Victoria, Regional areas may open sooner

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that Victoria will endure Lockdown Six much longer than planned, though Regional areas may exit lockdown as early as next week.

01 September 2021


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Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme extended until March

17 January 2022

covid 19

More critical industries exempt from isolation requirements

13 January 2022

covid 19

COVID-19 booster mandate and isolation changes announced for key sectors

10 January 2022

covid 19

Support to continue after Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme ends

20 December 2021

education and training

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

08 December 2021

covid 19

‘Peace of mind’ for events industry under State Government’s restart package and Australian-first insurance scheme

08 December 2021

state government

How the Digital Jobs program can help you source the best digital talent

06 December 2021

covid 19

Victorian COVIDSafe Business Awards showcases businesses excelling in COVIDSafe practices

28 October 2021

education and training

SummerTech LIVE program returns to tackle digital tech problems

07 October 2021

covid 19

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

30 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Roadmap survey: Victorian businesses have their say

29 September 2021

metropolitan business

See how your business can save with solar

21 September 2021

metropolitan business

Don’t miss out! Latest round of Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme closing 30 September

21 September 2021

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Victorian Chamber launches COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap for business

09 September 2021

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Most of Regional Victoria freed from Lockdown Six extension while Metropolitan Victoria remains shut

08 September 2021

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Lockdown extended for Metropolitan Victoria, Regional areas may open sooner

01 September 2021