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This program aims to bring awareness of the great services and products that are available within our Municipality, and stimulate local support for our local enterprises.

Every fortnight, a different local business is profiled in our E-bulletin, which is sent out to over 3,500 recipients. On the alternate week, relevant and interesting news on local business and events are shared with our audience.

What is the purpose of the Support Local Program?

Council adopted the Economic Development Strategy 2015 - 2020 at the end of 2014. One of the strategic goals in this strategy is to 'continue to facilitate business growth and prosperity, intrinsically linked to the wellbeing of the local community.'

What is in it for YOU?

You get the opportunity to share something about your dream and your business with a wide audience, for free!


Your business has to be:

How would you get involved?

  • Please send us an email to express your interest. 



Calendar of Events

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Sunday, 24 July 2016

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Events for the Month of July 2016
Date Details
Business Functions
28 Jul 2016

Lunchbox Learning - Do you have a clear & effective business Plan?: Bring your lunch along; eat relax and learn while listening to Karen van de Hengel from Launchastronauts a Richmond based Business as she shares her experience and expertise in how to create a sound business plan.

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Community Events
21 Jul 2016

LYNDA- How to access leading online training: Yarra libraries are now offering its members FREE access to This is a leading online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.

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Here's a peek at some events coming up in the months ahead...
Business Functions
9 Aug 2016

Achieving Financial Success Series No3- Keep the cash flowing: Workshop Three: Keep the Cash Flowing. Profit does not equal cash, and one of the critical aspects for every business is to ensure there is adequate cash flow to meet all their short-term obligations.

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17 Aug 2016

Digital marketing No4 Google Ads & Google for business: this topic delves into the behemoth that is Google. You look at Google ads and how to use them effectively, some basic SEO practices to get your website showing up higher in search results, and other tools such as Gmail, G+ and apps for business.

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18 Aug 2016

Yarra Energy Foundation-Energy Retailing;Purchasing Clean, Green Power:

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25 Aug 2016

Lunchbox Learning-Smartphone Apps ecosystem and how they impact SME's: Peter Matkovic from UPT Marketing Richmond is the presenter

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1 Sep 2016

Northern Business Achievements Awards Breakfast: The NBAA Awards are a partnership of industry, education, local and state government and decision makers across Melbourne's north and essential events for those seeking to do business in the region.

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7 Sep 2016

Achieving Financial Success series no 4 - Financial Health Check: Having the best product or service does not automatically translate to financial success.

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13 Sep 2016

Learning the skills of successful networking : There's a lot more to business networking than just meeting new people - it's not enough that people know you, or that they like you, they also need to trust you.

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29 Sep 2016

Lunchbox Learning-The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media: Bring your lunch along; eat relax and learn while learning from Sam Sidney (Milkbar Digital in Cremorne) about what you can do and what you should not do in Social Media.

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6 Oct 2016

Business Networking Luncheon: Be inspired by Daniel Flynn, co-founder and Managing Director of Thankyou

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19 Oct 2016

Achieving Financial Success series No 5 - Setting Financial Strategy: Profit and loss statements, budgets, forecasts and cash flow - it's easy for small businesses to feel overwhelmed by business financials, but they are great tools once you know how to use them.

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