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Summer Cup Challenge

By Jason Wallace | October 9, 2019

Midlands Summer Cup Challenge is a great opportunity for businesses to participate in a short term (8 weeks) organised golf…

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Starting a Business – Made Easy

By Paul Miller | October 31, 2019

Starting your own business can be a daunting task. Take the uncertainty and confusion out of starting a business. I…

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STARTUP! – Business Planning Workshop FREE – BALLARAT

By Paul Miller | October 31, 2019

Maximise your chances of business success in this one-day workshop. Your trainer and Entrepreneurship Facilitator will show you how to plan,…

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Localised Launch – Ballarat!

By Hello Localised | November 6, 2019

Localised – it’s more than business to business – it’s business to people, people to business – it’s a business…

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Summer Cup Challenge

By Jason Wallace | October 9, 2019

Midlands Summer Cup Challenge is a great opportunity for businesses to participate in a short term (8 weeks) organised golf…

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5 Steps to get your business to shine on Google Maps

By Adrien Perez | October 25, 2019

If you were to only work on one aspect of your online presence for your local business, it should definitely…

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By Caroline Grainger | May 22, 2019

Most people have heard of ‘No Win – No Fee’ Agreements and know people who have used them, yet many…

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Peter Ford Catering welcomes new team member

By Peter Ford | October 25, 2019

Peter Ford is delighted to welcome a new recruit to the team: Kesh Manton. Drawing on her hospitality focussed work…

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BGT Jobs and Training

By David Magri | September 23, 2019

Are you an employer looking for great people to join you team? Looking for an apprentice or trainee? Then call…

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Bushfire, BAL Rating, Native vegetation and Land Management assessments.

By Jennifer Johnson | August 20, 2019

Culingaia Flora Environmental Consultancy provides the following services: * Bushfire Management Statement / BAL rating * Land Management Plan *…

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Interested in Beekeeping?

By Amanda Collins | August 22, 2019

Introduction to Beekeeping Courses Specialising in tailored small group training that teaches the important foundation skills and knowledge needed to…

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New Podcast

By Paul Cott | September 10, 2019

Hi All, I am very excited to announce that our second episode of our brand new podcast series called Lydiard…

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Native Vegetation Offset site

By Julie Lee | July 30, 2019

Long hike through Bush today assessing a site for a native vegetation offset

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GROW Ballarat’s Event on Social Procurement

By Kelly Ashmore | September 19, 2019

We were thrilled to see so many local businesses and industry professionals attend last nights GROW Ballarat event that focused…

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b2b Business to Ballarat

By Jodie Gillett | October 25, 2019

Ballarat! This Christmas you can be part of the movement! When you’re thinking about your Christmas shopping list, think b2b,…

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B31 Ballarat Business Festival

By Jodie Gillett | July 18, 2019

B31 Ballarat Business Festival runs annually from August 1 – 31, the festival is packed with business events, from starting…

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