News

19 Mar 2012

Starting your own Business

The Greater Shepparton Business Centre is hosting a very popular workshop on 21 March called Starting Your Business. — Read more about Starting your own Business »

29 Feb 2012

Twilight fishing event a success

Greater Shepparton City Council and Shepparton Show Me are holding a number of events throughout the twig light season. One of those events was Twilight Fishing held at Victoria Park Lake. It was free entry, and there were fun activities for all. — Read more about Twilight fishing event a success »

29 Feb 2012

Draft Murray Darling Basin Plan

Greater Shepparton City Council held information sessions last week seeking feedback from local communities and businesses on the Draft Murray Darling Basin Plan in order to inform its submission to the Murray Darling Basin Authority. — Read more about Draft Murray Darling Basin Plan »

29 Feb 2012

Where to advertise your business

Choosing which advertising medium can be difficult and knowing which is the best deal for each dollar spent is hard to gauge. — Read more about Where to advertise your business »

29 Feb 2012

Small business mentoring program

The Greater Shepparton Business Centre is again offering a free mentoring service for 2012. — Read more about Small business mentoring program »

29 Feb 2012

Goulburn Murray Region Skilled Migration Coordinator

This program aims to contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of communities across Greater Shepparton, Moira and Campaspe Shire Councils through the attraction and retention of skilled migrants, to assist in addressing local skill shortages. — Read more about Goulburn Murray Region Skilled Migration Coordinator »

29 Feb 2012

Entertainment and extended trading hours

Following on from the success of the extended Saturday trading hour’s promotion in the lead up to Christmas, Council are working with Greater Shepparton’s Young Citizen of the year, Jamie Lea, to provide entertainment in the Mall on Saturdays through to April. — Read more about Entertainment and extended trading hours »

18 Jan 2012

The first GV BRaIN event for 2012 promises attitude

At the age of 25 with only $50 to his name, Justin Herald set about changing the course of his life. Justin created Attitude Inc, a clothing brand that became an international licensing success with a turnover of more than $20 million per year. — Read more about The first GV BRaIN event for 2012 promises attitude »

18 Jan 2012

Cash Flow Tips

For most businesses the quickest way to improve cash flow is to get your debtors under control. The quicker you get paid the quicker others get paid. Customers today are averaging more than 50 days to pay-almost twice the normal 30 day terms. But there are a number of tactics that can dramatically reduce your debtors and get the cash back in your bank account. — Read more about Cash Flow Tips »

18 Jan 2012

Recruitment Assistance

The Victorian Jobs Bank Registry provides highly targeted opportunities for Victorian employers experiencing skill shortages to connect with appropriately skilled and experienced migrants who want to live and work in Australia. — Read more about Recruitment Assistance »

18 Jan 2012

Extended Saturday Trading Hours Promotion

The Council would like to thank CBD traders for supporting the Saturday extended trading hour promotion in the lead up to Christmas. — Read more about Extended Saturday Trading Hours Promotion »

21 Dec 2011

Carbon Price Guide

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has prepared carbon price claims - guide for business which aims to assist business owners in understanding their rights and responsibilities in relation to making claims about the impact of carbon price. — Read more about Carbon Price Guide »

21 Dec 2011

Add to the flow

Greater Shepparton City Council is encouraging business and industry to put forward submissions to the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s Proposed Murray Darling Basin Plan. The proposed plan was released on November 28 and the first public session was held in Shepparton the following day. — Read more about Add to the flow »

20 Dec 2011

New Mayor for Greater Shepparton

Cr Michael Polan is Greater Shepparton's new Mayor following elections at today's Special Council Meeting. — Read more about New Mayor for Greater Shepparton »

15 Dec 2011

Looking for Shepparton’s future entrepreneurs

Twenty years ago entrepreneurs were few and far between. Today you could be sitting right next to one as the opportunities that exist these days to make something from nothing are endless. — Read more about Looking for Shepparton’s future entrepreneurs »

15 Dec 2011

Small Business Grants Scheme

Goulburn Valley Water currently has small business grants available up to a total of $5000 for individual non-residential customers to invest in water saving initiatives. — Read more about Small Business Grants Scheme »

15 Dec 2011

New Businesses to open in CBD

The festive spirit has truly come to life in the Mall over the last few weeks with gorgeous decorations adorning the awnings along with festive music and events attracting families and friends to shop longer and more often in the CBD. — Read more about New Businesses to open in CBD »

15 Dec 2011

Extended Trading Hours

Council and the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry are currently promoting extended Saturday trading hours in the lead up to Christmas. — Read more about Extended Trading Hours »

15 Dec 2011

Workshop 2012

How resilient is your business? All retailers experience the rollercoaster of “life running your business” or “business running your life” as some may say. — Read more about Workshop 2012 »

6 Dec 2011

Christmas hours

Greater Shepparton City Council’s main offices will close from 3.00pm on Friday 23 December 2011 and re-open at 8.15am on Tuesday 3 January 2012. — Read more about Christmas hours »

16 Nov 2011

GV Young Professionals, helping to retain young people in the region.

The GV Young professionals are a networking group supported by Greater Shepparton City Council and organised by a committee of volunteers from various business around town. — Read more about GV Young Professionals, helping to retain young people in the region. »

16 Nov 2011

Landlords showing initiative to help new tenants in CBD

Given the number of vacant retail space currently on offer in and around the Shepparton CBD, it is encouraging to see a number of landlords introducing initiatives to support new business opportunities. — Read more about Landlords showing initiative to help new tenants in CBD »

16 Nov 2011

New Fitness Studio Opens in Mooroopna

A new fitness trend has hit Mooroopna with the GV Functional Fitness Studio opening. — Read more about New Fitness Studio Opens in Mooroopna »

16 Nov 2011

Attitude Dude to Speak At GV Brain Dinner

GV Brain has had some high profile guest speakers in the past including Peter Fitz Simons in April, Kurt Fearnley in August and this month’s guest Ita Buttrose, all proving to be very popular with Ita selling out. — Read more about Attitude Dude to Speak At GV Brain Dinner »

16 Nov 2011

Extended Saturday Trading Hours

Council, in partnership with the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Shepparton Show Me, will be holding events on Saturdays in the Shepparton CBD from 19 November until Christmas Eve to support Saturday afternoon trading. — Read more about Extended Saturday Trading Hours »