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LinkedIn for Small Business Workshop

An image of a digital screenWednesday 3 August 2022

Register to join this one hour intensive workshop on using LinkedIn for small business.

Walk away with a clear understanding of what is required to use LinkedIn successfully to market your business, and how to get started.

This workshop is part of the Digital Upskills Program - there are seven workshops left in the program that you are able to attend.

Register now

Find out how to apply for an Intern

Wednesday 10 August 2022

An Information Session is being held by Deakin University for your business to find out more about the Interns In Industry program.

Benefits to your business by employing a free intern means increased capacity
to take on organisational tasks and projects as well as access to students who
bring the latest theory, techniques and fresh perspectives to your organisation.

Book Now

Learn more about the program

Clean Energy Business Event

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Are you looking to save money and upgrade your business energy solutions?

Bought to you by Solar Savers, Bayswater Business Precinct (BBP) and hosted by local business EVO Power, this event brings together state and local government clean energy initiatives that are available for businesses to access.

Join us for a night of conversation, networking and meeting neighbouring businesses who share an interest in energy efficiency and sustainability.

The evening will be hosted at EVO Power – a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) company that designs and commercialises turnkey solutions for Commercial, Industrial and Utility scale projects to store renewable energy onsite.

Book now

Women on the Go 2022 - Looking back for the future

Women on the Go Yarra Ranges Event ImageWednesday, 31 August 2022

Women on the Go is back for 2022 and celebrating 15 years!

Take some time out to network and learn with like-minded business women at Women on the Go: Looking back for the future!

Enjoy an opportunity to reconnect, network and share your business journey, while hearing from special guest speaker and host Nelly Thomas. We also have an incredible opportunity to hear and learn from and a panel of three local businesses women, where they started, what they have learned along the way, and how they’re planning for the future.

All members of the community and people of all genders are warmly invited to attend.

Women on the Go is a collaboration between Yarra Ranges, Maroondah City Council and Knox City Council.

Book Now

Single Use Plastic Ban

Victoria is banning the sale or supply of problematic single-use plastics from 1 February 2023. Victorian Stage Government Logo

The ban will include single-use plastic straws, cutlery, plates, drink-stirrers, cotton bud sticks, and expanded polystyrene food and drink containers.

Start preparing by running down your single-use plastic stock and switching to reusable or sustainable alternatives.

Find out more

For further assistance, please contact Economic Development via email: or call 9298 8000.