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chief executive update

These three immigration solutions could ease worker shortages

The chronic nationwide worker shortage is the biggest obstacle to Australia’s economic recovery. In a globally competitive environment, we need to make sure Australia is renowned as a great place to work, build a career and base your business.

18 July 2022

metropolitan business

Shining a light on gender equity advocates

The Victorian Chamber is proud to be represented on the judging panel of a new awards program recognising businesses and individuals who promote gender equity by our Chief Executive Paul Guerra.

19 July 2022

education and training

International students: skilled migrants of the future

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has pledged to drive more job opportunities for international students to help address critical labour shortages.

19 July 2022

covid 19

COVID-19 winter guide for employers

To assist with managing COVID-19 in workplaces over winter, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has set out a guide to address key health, safety and employment issues.

20 July 2022


New role of cities in a post-pandemic future

A new Monash University Commission inquiry explores how secondary cities can complement central business districts (CBDs) and create positive impacts for society and economy.

22 July 2022

tourism and events

Deputy Premier outlines vision for Victoria

Victoria’s new Deputy Premier Jacinta Allan says Victoria’s raft of transport infrastructure projects will leave a lasting legacy for the state.

22 July 2022

trade and exports

Helping your business sponsor overseas workers

Sponsoring overseas workers can be a complicated process, which is why the Victorian Chamber provides tailored migration and visa services to members

25 July 2022


Navigating Australia’s digital economy

The Victorian Chamber recently held a roundtable discussion on Australia’s Digital Economy with the Digital Technology Taskforce (DTT).

25 July 2022

workplace relations

Negative google review leads to poor dismissal

The Fair Work Commission has found that an employee was unfairly dismissed because of two negative Google reviews received by the business. The dismissal did not show evidence of serious misconduct or a reason for dismissal that is ‘sound, defensible or well founded.’

25 July 2022

state government

Regulatory reform to benefit business

The Victorian Chamber has welcomed the State Government’s $50 million investment to cut red tape and save Victorian businesses time and money.

26 July 2022

trade and exports

Stop the disease at all costs

If a global pandemic wasn’t enough to get through, livestock owners around the country are now nervously dealing with the threat of foot and mouth disease.

27 July 2022


Victorian Chamber member recognised at Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry member Planet Innovation has won two awards at the 2022 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards in Melbourne.

27 July 2022

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 27 July 2022

Welcome to the first edition of our new Business First format! I hope you enjoy the content, which we have tailored to your selected interests and preferences. As always, we’d love your feedback.

27 July 2022

policy and advocacy

Geelong embraces hybrid working

A study by the Victorian Chamber of Commerce has offered an insight into Geelong’s post-pandemic return-to-office trends.

28 July 2022

workplace relations

Mitigating sexual harassment in the workplace

Changes to obligations mean businesses must act now to proactively manage sexual harassment in the workplace.

29 July 2022

member stories

Overcoming ‘office hesitancy’ through flexibility

What is ‘return to office hesitancy’ and how can businesses overcome it?

01 August 2022

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