Media releases

covid 19

Victorian Chamber welcomes Roadmap acceleration, but it falls short of where we need to be

Victorians today have been rewarded with further easing of restrictions from 11.59pm on Thursday as the state reaches the 70 per cent double vaccinated rate, with further easing expected shortly after as we power towards the 80 per cent double vaccinated target.

17 October 2021

education and training

SummerTech LIVE to match businesses with tertiary students on digital transformation

The Victorian Chamber is proud to partner with the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) to deliver the fourth round of the SummerTech LIVE program, which matches businesses with tertiary students to tackle real, digital technology problems.

07 October 2021

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Victorian Chamber welcomes State Government stepping up and mandating COVID-19 vaccination for authorised work

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the Premier’s announcement today that all workers in Victoria on the Authorised Workers List will be required to have their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by Friday 15 October 2021 to continue working on site, with their second dose due by 26 November.

01 October 2021

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$2.27 billion in further business support to help businesses and workers

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the announcement of a fifth allotment of joint Federal and State Government funding to see business and workers through until vaccination rates hit the targets we need to open up under the Roadmap to Deliver the National Plan.

01 October 2021

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More roadblocks for Victorian businesses

Victorian businesses are left shattered today, with news that many will have to remain closed until Victoria hits the 80 per cent double COVID-19 vaccination target, which is about eight weeks away on current predictions.

19 September 2021

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Light relaxation as we look ahead to the Recovery Roadmap reveal

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s announcement that the State Government will make minor adjustments to some limited restrictions for Metropolitan Victoria and Ballarat, after we reached the state’s first vaccination target of 70 per cent first dose.

16 September 2021

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Business NSW and Victorian Chamber unite in call for aligned roadmaps

The Victorian Chamber and Business NSW are calling for Australia’s two largest economies to be united when both states achieve second dose vaccination rates of 80 per cent, which would include open travel between the two States. 

16 September 2021

covid 19

Construction Compliance Blitz and priority vaccination initiative sensible move

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the compliance blitz that will take place in Victoria’s construction industry from today to improve COVIDSafe compliance. We also welcome the push to drive-up vaccination rates across that workforce.

13 September 2021

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Victorian Chamber’s COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap

Victorian business needs certainty and clarity about when they can plan to welcome back customers and staff as we progress towards hitting the National Cabinet’s COVID-19 vaccination targets of 70 and 80 per cent.

09 September 2021

covid 19

COVID-19 restrictions lift for most of Regional Victoria

Today’s announcement that lockdown restrictions will be lifted across Regional Victoria (apart from Greater Shepparton) from midnight tomorrow night will provide some welcome relief.

08 September 2021

covid 19

Continued financial support to help Victorian businesses and workers get through lockdown

The Victorian Chamber welcomes the further $2.34 billion in joint State and Federal Government support announced today for Victorian businesses and workers to get through the continued extension of Lockdown Six.

04 September 2021

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Lockdown extended: Victoria’s business crisis continues

Victorian businesses are devastated by the news that Metropolitan Victoria’s lockdown will be extended indefinitely.

01 September 2021

state government

Victorian Chamber partners with State Government to support tourism sector

The Victorian Chamber is proud to partner with the State Government to progress a Wine and Craft Beverage project as part of a $1.9 million funding package to back the recovery of Victoria’s hard-hit visitor economy.

01 September 2021

covid 19

Financial support expanded to keep Victorian business in business

The Victorian Chamber is pleased that the State and Federal Governments have again come together to announce a further $807 million in support for Victorian businesses to get through the second extension of Lockdown Six.

19 August 2021

covid 19

Victorian businesses weigh in on vaccination requirements

With so much recent discussion and debate centred around enforcing mandatory vaccinations in workplaces and the allowance of greater freedoms for those fully vaccinated, the Victorian Chamber surveyed its members on the potential introduction of greater freedoms for vaccinated Australians. 

16 August 2021

covid 19

Further financial support to keep businesses afloat welcomed

The Victorian Chamber is pleased by today’s announcement of a further $367 million in business support as a result of another joint effort by the State and Federal Governments to help businesses stay afloat during the extended Lockdown Six period.

12 August 2021


covid 19

Victorian Chamber welcomes Roadmap acceleration, but it falls short of where we need to be

17 October 2021

education and training

SummerTech LIVE to match businesses with tertiary students on digital transformation

07 October 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber welcomes State Government stepping up and mandating COVID-19 vaccination for authorised work

01 October 2021

covid 19

$2.27 billion in further business support to help businesses and workers

01 October 2021

covid 19

More roadblocks for Victorian businesses

19 September 2021

covid 19

Light relaxation as we look ahead to the Recovery Roadmap reveal

16 September 2021

covid 19

Business NSW and Victorian Chamber unite in call for aligned roadmaps

16 September 2021

covid 19

Construction Compliance Blitz and priority vaccination initiative sensible move

13 September 2021

covid 19

Victorian Chamber’s COVID-19 Recovery Roadmap

09 September 2021

covid 19

COVID-19 restrictions lift for most of Regional Victoria

08 September 2021

covid 19

Continued financial support to help Victorian businesses and workers get through lockdown

04 September 2021

covid 19

Lockdown extended: Victoria’s business crisis continues

01 September 2021

state government

Victorian Chamber partners with State Government to support tourism sector

01 September 2021

covid 19

Financial support expanded to keep Victorian business in business

19 August 2021

covid 19

Victorian businesses weigh in on vaccination requirements

16 August 2021

covid 19

Further financial support to keep businesses afloat welcomed

12 August 2021