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New charges for new financial year

The start of the 2022-23 financial year also ushers in a raft of new costs for businesses with wages, superannuation and energy prices rising from today, July 1.

01 July 2022

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 29 June 2022

The end of the financial year is upon us as are the school holidays. It’s great to see so many people travelling again, particularly to our regional areas, and supporting local businesses.

29 June 2022

workplace relations

Workplace vaccination mandates eased

The Victorian Government recently announced changes to the state’s vaccine mandates.

29 June 2022

workplace relations

Closing the gender pay gap in SMEs

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (EOHRC) has launched a survey of businesses to help close the gender pay gap in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

29 June 2022

member stories

La Trobe University: transforming people and communities

La Trobe University has been making a positive difference to the lives of Victorians since 1967

Fast Five

27 June 2022

workplace relations

Why mediation can effectively resolve workplace conflict

The sooner a business acts on workplace conflict, the more likely it is to achieve a resolution. Managing conflict quickly can reduce ongoing disputes and reduce legal risk

24 June 2022

economy

Helping Regional Victorian businesses thrive

Victoria’s regions account for almost 20 per cent of the state’s economy and are worth about $72 billion a year

23 June 2022

economy

‘Prosperity beyond profit’ to boost sustainability

Sustainability is as much about better utilising existing assets and people as it is implementing major change.

21 June 2022

economy

Taking a proactive approach to Victoria’s energy crisis

All Australians are feeling the pinch from the energy crisis, not least business.

20 June 2022

workplace relations

Improving Human Resources

Victorian Chamber members have joined forces to undertake an important study on the state of the Human Resources (HR) sector in the wake of the pandemic.

16 June 2022

tourism and events

Grand Prix extension a boost for Victoria

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed today’s announcement that the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix will be staged at Albert Park until at least 2035 after its current contract was extended by another 10 years.

16 June 2022

education and training

How to succeed in Human Resources

Effective Human Resources is crucial for a positive work environment, employee retention and productivity in the workplace.

15 June 2022

health safety and wellbeing

Guidance on new mental health requirements for businesses

Businesses should be aware of significant changes regarding the mitigation and management of ‘psychosocial’ incidents in the workplace that may arise from mental health issues

15 June 2022

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 15 June 2022

As the recent Federal Election demonstrated, climate is a major focus for many Australians as well as business. Next Tuesday June 21 the Victorian Chamber will present our Why Sustainability is Good for Business breakfast at Crown. It comes as the Centre for Economics and Business Research released its ARCADIS Sustainability Cities Index today and Melbourne’s ranking dropped to #60 from its previous ranking at 56.

15 June 2022

economy

Minimum wage to increase by 5.2 per cent

The Fair Work Commission has ruled on a 5.2 per cent increase to the national minimum wage from 1 July, 2022

15 June 2022

economy

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


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