News

3 May 2012

Natural Disaster Assistance Program

Shepparton companies are taking the opportunity to access free services from the Australian Industry Group to review their business and rebuild after the floods that recently impacted regional Victoria. — Read more about Natural Disaster Assistance Program »

1 May 2012

Interested in Buying a Franchise?

The Greater Shepparton Business Centre is hosting a highly informative seminar this month, Interested in Buying a Franchise? — Read more about Interested in Buying a Franchise? »

24 Apr 2012

Pop-up Art Shops Shepparton

Hopefully you had a chance to check out the Pop-up Art Shops while on display from 9 March to 9 April at 62 High Street and 314 Wyndham Street. The project transformed these two temporarily vacant shops into spectacular multi-media art installations by two leading Australian contemporary artists. — Read more about Pop-up Art Shops Shepparton »

Pop-up Art Shops Shepparton
24 Apr 2012

Free Seminar - Changes to Skilled Migration

From 1 July 2012 we will see a raft of changes to skilled migration that will include; the introduction of SkillSelect, significant policy changes for the Employer Nominated Scheme, Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme, Business Skills and changes resulting from the Visa Simplification and Deregulation Project. — Read more about Free Seminar - Changes to Skilled Migration »

Free Seminar - Changes to Skilled Migration
24 Apr 2012

Avoiding and resolving disputes with other Businesses and Governments

Did you know that there is an independent, quick, successful and low cost service available to businesses to assist in the resolution of business disputes with other businesses or government? — Read more about Avoiding and resolving disputes with other Businesses and Governments »

24 Apr 2012

Manufacturing move to cleaner future

The Clean Technology Investment Programs will provide grants to help manufacturers buy new plant and equipment which cuts their energy costs or reduces carbon pollution. — Read more about Manufacturing move to cleaner future »

Manufacturing move to cleaner future
24 Apr 2012

Is a franchise business for you?

Weigh up the pros and cons of buying a franchise in this practical, highly informative seminar. This seminar is ideal for anyone considering buying a franchise, and is useful for existing franchise owners looking to find out more. — Read more about Is a franchise business for you? »

23 Apr 2012

Council services on Anzac Day

The following Council services will be closed/not operate on Anzac Day — Read more about Council services on Anzac Day »

3 Apr 2012

Council Services over Easter

Greater Shepparton City Council wishes to advise the following changes to Council services will apply over the Easter weekend. — Read more about Council Services over Easter »

26 Mar 2012

Turn off your lights for Earth Hour

Millions of people from around the world will join together for Earth Hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 31 March 2012 and Greater Shepparton City Council is calling on businesses, organisations and individuals to turn off their lights and join in Earth Hour locally. — Read more about Turn off your lights for Earth Hour »

26 Mar 2012

Activities in the Shepparton CBD

As part of the implementation of the CBD Strategy, Greater Shepparton City Council is rolling out a program of activities and events which attract visitors to the CBD and help to stimulate trade. — Read more about Activities in the Shepparton CBD »

22 Mar 2012

Small Business Victoria: In your region.

Are you keen to promote your regional-specific services to business owners? If so, Small Business Victoria (SBV) has a resource to help you target new and existing audiences in regional Victoria. — Read more about Small Business Victoria: In your region. »

22 Mar 2012

Helping small business avoid scams

Small businesses can arm themselves against scammers by watching Stevie’s Scam School, a series of YouTube videos produced by Consumer Affairs Victoria. — Read more about Helping small business avoid scams »

22 Mar 2012

Businesses urged to take part in survey and free workshop

Hume Workforce Development Committee (HWDC) is calling on all businesses within the Hume Region to take part in a survey and to attend a free seminar to help shape a strategy that will retain and attract labour. — Read more about Businesses urged to take part in survey and free workshop »

22 Mar 2012

Shepparton Show Me Contact Database

Shepparton Show Me (SSM), in partnership with Greater Shepparton City Council’s Economic Development Branch, is in the process of building a database. — Read more about Shepparton Show Me Contact Database »

22 Mar 2012

National Broadband Network Truck Visit

Residents in the city and neighbouring areas of Shepparton are invited to learn more about the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the benefits it can deliver to their homes and businesses by visiting NBN Co’s Discovery Truck as it tours the area. From Tuesday 3 April to Wednesday 4 April opening at 10am the truck will be located in the Welsford Street car park opposite the Greater Shepparton City Council offices. — Read more about National Broadband Network Truck Visit »

18 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 »

28 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 »

28 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 »

28 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 »

28 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 »

28 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 »

28 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 »

17 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 »

17 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 »