Media releases

covid 19

$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

covid 19

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

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

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

covid 19

Victorian customers are Safe In Our Hands as Victoria opens up

The Victorian Chamber is today launching Safe In Our Hands, a campaign designed to reinforce that the business community is ready to welcome back customers and clients in a COVIDSafe manner.

22 October 2021

covid 19

Victorian business gets the green light for a spectacular summer

The State Government has today given the green light for all Victorian businesses to welcome back customers and staff from 6pm on Friday, 29 October as we prepare to hit the 80 per cent fully vaccinated target. Importantly, once we hit the 90 per cent vaccinated target there will be only minimal restrictions in place, meaning it will be a spectacular summer.

24 October 2021