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Foothills Community Care Winter Appeal

Winter has started early this year, spare a thought for those doing it tough in our local Knox community. This EOFY you can help  continue to provide a hot meal, warm environment and sense of belonging to those in need by giving to their Winter App...

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Knox's First Environmental Upgrade Agreement

Knox Council has signed its first Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA) with Glenfern Dental in Upper Ferntree Gully, allowing the business to install a 12.6kW solar PV system that will ultimately reduce operating costs and reduce its environmental...

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Corporate National Tree Day 2019

Get your business involved in this year's National Tree Day! Friday 19 July 2019, 10am – 12pm Scoresby Linear Reserve, Cnr Borg Crescent and Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby (Melway Ref 72 E7) Knox City Council coordinates two National Tree D...

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Bayswater Business Endeavour Award Winners

Local Bayswater business, Andrew Donald Design Engineering (ADDE) have been announced as the winner of Most Innovative Manufacturing Company award at The Endeavour Awards . Finalists were evaluated on their innovative Australian made and/or desi...

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Changes to Planning at Knox

‘Yellow’ notices now online An initiative of Knox City Council now allows all advertised planning applications to be viewed online. Under Section 52 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, planning applications are advertised where a proposal ...

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Charging to a sustainable future

Knox City Council is leading the charge to a more sustainable future for local drivers, installing two electric vehicle charging stations. Located at the Civic Centre in Wantirna South, one of the electric charge points is available for members of ...

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Coding specialist Matthews

A brand new building at 10 Lakeview Drive in Scoresby’s Caribbean Park is the new home of Matthews Australasia. CEO Mark Dingley said continual growth pushed the move from Rowville to a new home in Scoresby’s Caribbean Park for the 91 staff in the ...

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Environmental Upgrade Finance

Businesses in Knox now have access to an innovative funding mechanism to fund building upgrades. Environmental Upgrade Finance (EUF) is a long-term, fixed-interest loan to upgrade the environmental performance of buildings where the loan repayments...

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Knox Business Life May 2019

T he latest edition of the Knox Business Life is out now! Inside you will find: Community & Council Plan update CVGT provides a perfect match LOTE staffing works for Catten New KIOSC Director If Uni is Not Right for You N...

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Natures Organics embraces the 'least impact'

Whether it’s water, power, waste, ingredients, containers and even toilet paper, Natures Organics takes the ‘least impact’ path. From its Ferntree Gully facility, Natures Organics manufactures more than 42 million litres of product per year, produc...

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Nitto sponsors local sports awards

Nitto Australia has been announced as sponsor of the annual Knox Sport and Leisure Awards, which acknowledge and reward the dedicated volunteers in local clubs. The Awards also recognise clubs that have worked diligently to provide positive program...

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Rust-Oleum

Solving challenges is the very foundation of Rust-Oleum. After all, its founder, sea captain Robert Fergusson, didn’t particularly care about paint. He just wanted to keep his ship intact. But when he noticed that a splash of fish oil had stopped t...

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The Guilded Rose Café

Jim and Lorraine Sheppard are the owners of new Bayswater restaurant, The Guilded Rose Café. A recent immigrant from the US, Lorraine’s background heavily influences the menu, which includes her family’s recipes of BBQ sauce, southern buttermilk bi...

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The Source Bulk Foods

It’s easy to shop with zero waste at The Source Bulk Foods at Stud Park Shopping Centre, Rowville. Opened in mid-March, the organic natural health and bulk food store, allows shoppers to buy whatever amount they want whether that’s one teaspoon or ...

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'Exciting plans ahead' says new KIOSC Director

KIOSC’s new Director, Zoran Vasic, is bringing increased industry emphasis and relevance to KIOSC* learning programs and its future direction. A STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Discovery and Trade Training Centre situated at...

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Accelerate your investment & growth plans

Ever wondered how Knox City Council’s Economic Development team can help you better understand the services it provides to businesses in Knox? Here is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you: FAQ: How would you summarise the eco...

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Community and Council Plan 2017-21 update

Feedback and comments are helping shape a midterm review of the Community and Council Plan 2017-21, which is Knox’s roadmap for the future. The Plan describes the desired future for Knox, what the community and Council are going to focus on for the...

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CVGT provides a perfect match

When Shaun underwent a heart valve replacement, he couldn’t continue his work as an automotive workshop foreman. His employer wanted to help him find a new role, so contacted CVGT Australia, which provides an innovative and diverse disability emplo...

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If Uni is Not Right for You

Knox City Council held the inaugural Careers and Skills Forum last month. Hosted by the Economic Development team, it featured a keynote address by one of Australia’s leading education ‘Agents of Change’, Peter Hutton. The Forum was attended by m...

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International awards aid growth

Starting in a tin shed near Hastings, Phoenix Tapware has grown to become one of the dominant producers of bathroom products in Australia, picking up a swag of international awards along the way. Business growth saw moves to Burwood, Blackburn, Ver...

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New LiftMaster for New Touch

New Touch Industries in Bayswater has welcomed two new members to the team that will save time and money. The laser cutting and fabrication company has recently installed a LiftMaster Compact connected to a TruLaser Fiber machine. Together they a...

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Planning goes digital

Planning applications to Knox Council have been digitalised. Anyone who wants to lodge a planning application has 24-hour access to lodge their application, make online payments, view the status of their planning application, see who their Planner ...

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Stamford Park Homestead

The final stage of the Stamford Park redevelopment has been realised! The Stamford Park Homestead restaurant in Rowville has just opened following an extensive and sympathetic expansion and renovation by owners Jason M Jones and Brahman Perera. T...

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Premier's Sustainability Awards now open!

Victoria’s leading sustainability awards program, the Premier’s Sustainability Awards, are now open for entries, featuring a new category, that celebrates the outstanding contribution made by volunteers. This year, the new Environmental Volunteerin...

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Entries Open for the 2019 Worksafe Awards

It's time to recognise our health, safety and return to work champions! The everyday innovators leading the charge towards a safer way of working, and a safer Victoria. Victorians with a passion for the health and safety of workers are encour...

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Design2Thrive - Business Transformation Program

Design2Thrive is a revolutionary Victorian Government initiative for Victorian SME and NFP organisations that are keen to drive sustainable, profitable growth. An interactive 12 month immersion in design-led thinking across strategy, culture, mar...

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If Uni is Not Right for You - Event Wrap

On Monday 25 March, Knox Council's Economic Development team hosted its inaugural careers and skills forum titled "If Uni Is Not Right for You". Featuring a keynote address by one of Australia's leading education "agents of change", Peter Hutton, t...

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Energy Efficient Communities Program

  OVERVIEW The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $50 million of grants to assist businesses and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce thei...

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Business Clean Up Day - 26 February 2019

Lead the way for positive environmental action in your community on Business Clean Up Day – 26 February 2019 By participating in a Business Clean Up, you are doing your part to promote a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. It's also a fant...

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Retail Leases - important facts for tenants

For most business owners, entering a retail lease is a big decision and the whole experience can be daunting and overwhelming. Disputes between landlords and tenants make up more than half the applications to the Victorian Small Business Commissio...

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Interns in Industry

Connecting Deakin students with local businesses Interns in Industry (formerly Whitehorse Tertiary Business Skills Program) provides an opportunity for businesses to connect with and utilise the skills and insights of Deakin University Busines...

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Cyber Security Small Business Program

The Cyber Security Small Business Program will support small businesses across Australia to have their cyber security tested by a provider that has been approved by the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers Australia New Zealand (CREST). G...

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Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships Program

The Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships Program is a language and cultural immersion program designed to build the Asia-engagement capabilities of Victorians and to help strengthen cultural awareness and partnerships between Victoria and Asia. Th...

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IP for Digital Business

Your digital business is worth protecting. A guide for your digital business Digital computing technology is now an integral part of any business. With this new technology comes new challenges in how intellectual property is handled. How can y...

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Small Business Digital Champions

Australia’s small businesses can unlock the potential of technology to revolutionise their business and extend their reach.  When small businesses are digitally engaged, they are 50 per cent more likely to be growing revenue, eight times more likely ...

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CSIRO funding grants drive SME innovation

For small to medium enterprises (SMEs), access to research is often a barrier to innovation. CSIRO’s SME Connect aims to tackle that through a series of funding and support programs linking businesses with Australia’s best research organisations. ...

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Enter the 2019 iAwards

Does your business have an innovation success story to tell? Here’s your chance to be recognised in the 2019 iAwards . Australia’s most recognised innovation award, the iAwards encourages entrants from businesses of all sizes from all Australian...

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APS Industrial

APS Industrial has relocated its Melbourne head office and national distribution centre to Rowville. The company offers a broad portfolio of high quality industrial, electrical and automation products. The 4,500 sqm facility includes an interactive...

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BBP land owner forum

A recent forum has introduced local land and business owners to the BBP (Bayswater Business Precinct) Transformation Project. In August, Knox, Yarra Ranges and Maroondah Councils joined with CBRE to present the Cities Programme from the United Nati...

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Best Body Repairer

Sheen Group Bayswater is thrilled to have won this year’s prestigious VACC Best Body Repairer Award. Shared with Sheen’s Bulleen location, Sheen Panel Service Bayswater received the award at the Crown Palladium Ballroom, an occasion that coincided ...

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Blue Connections underway

The first sod has been turned at Blue Connections’ soon-to-bebuilt 2875 sqm headquarters at Caribbean Park. The new two-storey office and warehouse facility has been custom-designed with the front façade having full-height glazing that wraps around...

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Boronia Project update

Boronia’s future is looking bright thanks to early wins by the Boronia Renewal team The Boronia Renewal Project, the farreaching initiative being facilitated by Council to breathe new life into Boronia, is offering a number of opportunities for new...

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Captain Stomp Records

A lover of music, David Thompson has had a life-long dream to run his own record shop. After working for more than 30 years in financial services, he decided it was time for a career change. Enter Captain Stomp, an independent record store that s...

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Decathlon in Knoxfield

Sport lovers in Melbourne have a new ‘go-to’ store that’s just opened in the old Masters building in Knoxfield. French company Decathlon, which has stores all over the world, is quickly expanding across Australia. It opened its first store in Sydne...

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Find local suppliers

The benefits of using local suppliers are well documented in Knox Business Life. But how do you find local suppliers who can deliver what you want, when you want it and at the price you want? Start with the Knox Biz Business Directory at knoxbiz....

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Free Business Resources

Business Victoria has an excellent web portal that provides resources for new and not so new businesses. As well as information on setting up a business, you can find tips, tools, news, events and workshops that relate to: Marketing and s...

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Hayes Girling wins two Count awards

Hayes Girling Financial has won two awards at the national Count dealer awards. Not only did the Rowville firm win Count’s Outstanding Quality Award, but Trini Montes, Hayes Girling’s Financial Planning Manager, was honoured with Count’s Female Exc...

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Helping families at Christmas

The Knox ‘Share the Joy’ appeal is now in its ninth year and is a continued success. This community-based appeal run by Knox Infolink supports local families and individuals who are struggling at Christmas by providing a hamper of festive food and ...

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Jump on the next wave of innovation with Torus

Looking outside its traditional client base is opening up new markets for world-leading games developer, Torus Games and they are inviting Knox businesses to join them on the innovation journey. Trusted with some of the biggest brands and original ...

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Knox Business Life Nov 2018

The latest edition of the Knox Business Life is out now! Inside you will find: Skills and Labour Shor  Bold tages hampering a key Knox sector Community & Council Plan Update Christmas Appeal $10 Million Investment in lol...

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Knox Leisureworks makes a splash at awards

Council’s Knox Leisureworks was presented with the prestigious Health Club of the Year Award at the recent 2018 Aquatics & Recreation Victoria Industry Awards. In front of more than 700 industry and local government representatives, Leisureworks wa...

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Knox public transport advocacy

Knox City Council is leading the way around public transport advocacy for Melbourne’s East. “Our businesses and residents interact with the wider eastern region every day for work and play, so it makes sense that we represent our aspirations for pu...

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National award for Solar 4 RVs

Solar 4 RVs has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2018 for Eco Innovation. The Australian Business Awards recognises high-performing organisations that implement world-class business initiatives and develop innov...

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Open house at ADDE showcases palletiser

Equipment for one of the biggest projects ever undertaken by Andrew Donald Design Engineering (ADDE) has been delivered to AstraZeneca. As reported in Knox Business Life in November 2017, the ADDE project took a team of 36 people more than 12 month...

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PowerPlus claims stake in solar battery market

When Bradley Paton chose the location for his company’s first factory, it wasn’t because the street name was the same as his company name! PowerPlus Energy’s new manufacturing facility in Power Road, Bayswater was primarily chosen because it’s clos...

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Thanks to Knox businesses

Corporate National Tree Day in July was another great success. The sun was out and more than 100 people participated in the planting, followed by some lively networking and a BBQ provided by Jim’s BBQ Cleaning. 1,000 grasses, shrubs and trees were ...

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Tiny Bear Distillery

Damien Anderson has followed his dream and in June established an alcohol distilling business in Knoxfield. With university degrees in biochemistry and biological science, Damien has been a high school chemistry, biology, science and maths teacher ...

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Tiny Tots Baby Store

After seven years of operation as an online-only store in Knoxfield, earlier this year Tiny Tots Baby Store opened a showroom in Bayswater. Business owner, Sulani Perks, said the store sells products for bed and bath, feeding, nursery, toys, stroll...

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Finished Year 12? What next?

Have you finished Year 12 and you're now looking for some career guidance? Swinburne are offering free workshops and one-on-one appointments in Wantirna and Croydon that can help you.   Check out the details below.              ...

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Focus on safety in the festive season

In the last two weeks there has been significant media coverage of two tragic workplace fatalities involving a high voltage explosion at a Latrobe Valley Power Station and a young worker’s death in a confined space in Melbourne. As the festive seas...

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$10M investment in lolly manufacturing plant

Following a relocation of its manufacturing facility from Sydney to Knoxfield this year, Prydes Confectionery is investing more than $10million to expand the capability and double the capacity of its Henderson Road Plant. This is good news for empl...

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Community and Council Plan Update

With the first year of Council’s Community and Council Plan 2017-21 completed, highlights of what has been delivered so far show outstanding progress. The Plan was developed in consultation with the community and sets the goals, strategies and prio...

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Draft Boronia Renewal Strategy - now available

The Draft Boronia Renewal Strategy was presented to Council at the October Council meeting and is now available for community consultation. It is available for community review and feedback from 30 October to 30 November 2018. This new Strategy ...

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New Leader takes the helm at Knox

Dobson Ward Councillor, Jake Keogh, has been elected Mayor of Knox City Council at last week's Statutory Meeting of Council, with Collier Ward Councillor, Jackson Taylor, elected as Deputy Mayor.    Both Cr Keogh and Cr Taylor were elected at the...

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Retail Leases - Important Facts for Tenants

Are you entering into a retail lease? Read the details below before you sign. This simple fact sheet helps tenants understand their rights and responsibilities when entering into a retail lease. It includes an easy to read checklist to guide you ...

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Explore insights with My Victoria

Uncover open data insights for your business in Victoria. Know your market Leverage demographics and industry data to build a comprehensive snapshot of your market. Learn about your industry, customers and competitors to uncover new opportu...

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Tasty Fresh Food Co. Recipe for Success

When Colin Lear started his lunch truck business in 1979 he had no ambitions other than having a go at a one-man-van venture. Now close to 40 years later Lear services around 30,000 customers daily and operates a fleet of vans under the moniker Tast...

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Create a Safe Workplace

The Worksafe website has tools and information to help you understand your obligations and find practical ways to reduce health and safety risks in your workplace. October is Worksafe Health & Safety Month so what better time to check out their...

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National Recycling Week - 12-18 November 2018

Business & Workplace National Recycling Week is a great opportunity to get your workplace involved in new or existing recycling programs and other sustainability initiatives. Having recycling programs in place is not only good for the environme...

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Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Export Hubs

At a glance Provides grants from $150,000 to $1.5 million to help establish and/or operate Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) export hubs in the six Growth Centre sectors. The export hubs will work with Growth Centres to facilitate SME export oppor...

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Knox Leisureworks - Health Club of the Year

Council's Knox Leisureworks was presented with the prestigious Health Club of the Year Award at the recent 2018 Aquatics & Recreation Victoria Industry Awards. In front of more than 700 industry and local government representatives, Leisureworks wa...

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Sheen Panel Service - Award Winners

Following another busy year dealing with countless car collisions and minor bingles across the state whilst helping thousands of Victorian motorists get back on the road, Sheen Group were thrilled our Bayswater and Bulleen locations tied to win the B...

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YMCA Vic Wins Excellence in Incident Management

Presented by Royal Life Saving Society – Australia, YMCA Victoria were one of six individuals and organisations recognised in the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards for their significant contribution to aquatic safety within their community....

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Ride2Work and have breakfast on us!

Ride2Work Day - Wednesday 17 October 2018 Commuting on two wheels is great for your mind, body and the environment – and helps to improve productivity at work. Register your organisation or community group for Ride2Work Day on Wednesday 17 Octobe...

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Worksafe Health & Safety Month 2018

Victoria’s premier month-long Health & Safety Month festival is on again this October. WorkSafe is excited to bring you the latest in workplace health and safety. With more than 60 free seminars and guest speakers made up of industry expert...

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Digital Innovation Festival 2018

24 August - 7 September The Digital Innovation Festival  (DIF) is back, showcasing and celebrating excellence across the Victorian digital and tech ecosystem.   DIF brings together a range of digital innovation and technology events across Vict...

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Corporate National Tree Day 2018 success!

                    Corporate National Tree Day was a great success this year, the sun came out and more than 100 people participated in the planting, followed by some lively networking and a BBQ provided by Jim’s BBQ Cleaning . ...

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Whitehorse Business Week 2018

Whitehorse Business Week will run from Monday 13 - Friday 17 August 2018 as part of the Victorian State Government's Small Business Festival and will feature five major events.  Events coming up: Monday 13 August: China Ready Checklist ...

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Business Victoria - Facebook Networking Group

If you use Facebook for your business, join this Facebook networking group set up by Business Victoria. This Group is a networking tool to support Victorians who: Run their own business or are interested in starting one Are employed by b...

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Small Business Festival 2018

1-31 August Small Business Festival is an annual curated events program across metropolitan and regional Victoria, providing ideas, information and networking opportunities to start, operate and grow a business. Presented by Small Business Vic...

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Victorian Energy Upgrade Grants

Businesses can apply to generate incentives for custom energy efficiency solutions (or ‘custom upgrades’) as part of the Victorian Energy Upgrades program. Custom upgrades incentives will reduce the payback time for upgrades and also help businesses ...

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The Innovation Show - Monash Food Incubator

What is the Innovation Show? The Innovation Show highlights individuals and businesses that have notable products, services and ideas in the R&D and innovation space. Episodes showcase Monash innovators, change-makers and thought leaders to insp...

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Knox Business Life Issue 61, April 2018

  Knox Business Life Issue 61, April 2018 In this Issue you will find: Nitto moves to Knox Homewood apprentice wins Skill/jobs pop-up at Knox Fest Mayor's message Siemens code camp for kids    Tell us what you thin...

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40-year celebration for Westfield Knox

On Friday, 9 November Westfield Knox celebrated its 40th anniversary. The centre opened in 1977 with 88 stores and had 34,000 sqm of GLA (gross lettable area). Since then, Knox has had two major redevelopments (1990 and 2003) and today the centre...

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MDLC a Learn Local Legend

Victorians who have made a significant impact on the lives of others through community education have been recognised at the 2017 Victorian Learn Local Awards. The awards recognise the inspirational efforts of learners, practitioners and training p...

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Business community helps on Tree Day

Knox City Council has once again hosted a successful Corporate National Tree Day planting event. Held in July, more than 1,000 grasses, shrubs and trees were planted at Ferny Creek Reserve in Upper Ferntree Gully, contributing to the habitat and fo...

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Excellence Award for Peter Chaffey

Peter Chaffey has received the EDA Award for Excellence - Agent of Change - for his pioneering work in developing and delivering a host of projects that have driven innovation and change over the past 35 years. Economic Development Australia (EDA) ...

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Matthews

Matthews Australasia is on the move! Business growth has necessitated the Australian company moving to larger premises, which are currently being built at Caribbean Park. Matthews has been headquartered for more than 40 years in the south-eastern s...

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Pink Boots Hire

Jessica Gilchrist and her family launched Pink Boots Hire in July 2017, a new business that provides scissors lifts, all terrains, cherry pickers and knuckle booms. Over the past 12-18 months of her entrepreneurial journey, Jess has overcome cancer...

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Pinnacle Health Club

Little more than one kilometre from its first health centre that was established 10 years ago, Pinnacle Health Club is about to open its fourth centre at Caribbean Park. Back in 2007, Ben Stallworthy was a postman in Knox and looking for the right ...

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Solar 4 RVs makes award shortlist

The My Business Awards is the longest-standing business awards program in Australia and identifies and acknowledges the achievements of Australia’s best business operators. Winners of these prestigious awards represent the best of the best and in t...

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The Note Group

“More space and room to grow” is the primary reason for welcoming The Note Group to Rowville. After 24 years in Mitcham, moving in August to larger premises in Rowville allowed The Note Group to consolidate two warehouses into one, providing greate...

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Triple crown for Kia dealership

Ferntree Gully Kia has been awarded Australia's Number One KIA Dealer three years in a row: 2014, 2015 and 2016. Dealer Principal, Cameron Doidge, purchased the business in 2012 and also owns Ferntree Gully Hyundai, Doncaster Holden and Doncaster H...

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Two Bayswater finalists in WorkSafe Awards

Two Knox businesses were finalists in the 2017 WorkSafe Victoria Awards: Viewscape and Branach. Open to Victorians in any industry, the awards have nine categories and celebrate everything from individual achievements to business solutions and inve...

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Waterman

Waterman Business Centres’ largest business hub at almost 7,500 sqm is nearing completion at Caribbean Park.  Set to open in December, the centre will provide businesses ranging from entrepreneurs to large enterprises with the opportunity to access...

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Closing the manufacturing divide

At a time when technology has a huge bearing over the industry’s future, Australia’s manufacturers are running at different paces. Mark Dingley, Matthews Australasia’s newly appointed CEO, discusses the implications for an industry stuck in two minds...

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New leaders take the helm at Knox City Council

Newly elected Knox City Council Mayor, Cr John Mortimore, has previewed a year of growth and delivery—thanking his colleagues for their faith in his leadership. Mayor Mortimore said he was thrilled to be elected to the role at a meeting of Council ...

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Women on the Go Forum another full house

The 2017 Women on the Go Forum and Expo on 25 August did not disappoint the packed room at Knox City Council's municipal offices. A varied mix of exhibitors bordered the room offering everything from photography and women’s fitness to a youth servi...

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A revitalised Bayswater Village

The transformation of Bayswater Village is nearing completion. This renewal started in 2016 with the removal of the level crossings at both Mountain Highway and Scoresby Road. The works included the construction of a premium train station built s...

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ADDE a major supplier in $100M investment

The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, addressing a business breakfast at the Australian High Commission in London, welcomed the announcement by Mr Pascal Soriot, Chief Executive of AstraZeneca, of a $100 million investment in its Australian manufactu...

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Christmas Elves opens in Knox

Australia’s largest Christmas specialist store has opened its second store on Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully. Christmas Elves was established in Preston in 2010 and is 100 per cent Australian owned and operated. This Christmas wonderland stocks ...

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PFD Food Services invests $50m in new facility

After site preparations commenced 18 months ago, PFD Food Services started moving its operations from its original Rushdale Street facility to its new Henderson Road, Knoxfield location in early November. PFD delivers fresh seafood, meat, frozen pr...

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Planning for Henderson Road bridge underway

Knox City Council will be constructing a new road bridge linking Henderson Road North to Henderson Road South. Planning for the bridge across Corhanwarrabul Creek is well underway and when construction is completed in June 2019, the bridge will: ...

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Sponsorship Win-Win

When Storage King Knoxfield opened in July 2016, one of the company's aims was to engage with the local community. Sarah Fewell, Storage King’s Manager, said it was during one of the many Economic Development events at Knox Council she had attended...

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Best beans in the 'burbs

Local business owner Stephen Coster who runs Chosen Bean cafe at Mountain Gate shopping centre has recently won a bronze medal at the Australian International Coffee Awards for his espresso. This was reported in the Local Knox Leader Newspaper, pag...

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ProQuip save money using solar

Bayswater-based company ProQuip is reducing its electricity bills while reducing its carbon footprint since installing a solar system. Martin Haines, managing director of ProQuip, said switching to solar as in direct response to rising electricity...

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Aerotrans Australia

Aerodynamics; a unity of two great brands For over 30 years two brands have dominated truck aerodynamics ; Fuelscoop for cab mount products and NoseCone for body and trailer mounted devices. Aerotrans Australia, located in Scoresby, is ...

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Industrial Garden Makeovers

Industrial Garden Makeovers

Save Money whilst Supporting Local Wildlife! One man is really making a difference in Ramage Street, Bayswater, the location of his cleaning products business, Lorel Ipsum. Greg Pearce has lived and worked in Knox all his life and loves the bush. ...

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Parmalat Rowville - Win 2012 Worksafe Award.

Commitment to workplace health and wellbeing - 2012 Awards Parmalat conducted WorkSafe Worker Health Checks in 2010 and were alarmed by the results. The number of people who had participated who were in the high risk categories for potentially li...

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Acrylic Display Systems and iCreate

Hard work. Dedication . Innovative thinking . That's been the secret to success and growth for Acrylic Display Industries (ADI) and iCreate in Knox. What began as a family-based small business in a garage ten years ago, is now an employer of 22 pe...

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BJ Seminars International

Every business faces change: Times. Economic climates. Product types Managing change is where BJ Seminars comes into its own. Just back from overseas This locally-based business - led by facilitators Sue James and Chris Bennett – h...

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Local Business Ecotech aquires Alstrom

Local Business Ecotech aquires Alstrom

Ecotech acquires Alstom's chemistry and environmental business   Ecotech, a global leader in environmental monitoring, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Alstom's Chemistry and Environmental (C&E) business in Queensland. ...

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