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Retail Industry Chat (FEB)

By Jodie Gillett | January 9, 2020

An opportunity to come together to learn, share, collaborate and discuss relevant issues. Open to those working specifically in the…

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Platypus Lunch’n’Learn – February

By Samantha Davies | January 9, 2020

Topic: Developing your Brand Voice: Essentials for writing copy that your ideal client will love Presenter: Dorothy K Bring your…

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Big Global Tourism Ideas – From out of the way places

By Jodie Gillett | January 9, 2020

How do we manage tourism in uncertain times? There is widespread evidence that disruption produces creative and innovative solutions and…

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Social Change Makers – Industry Chat (Feb)

By Jodie Gillett | January 9, 2020

An opportunity to come together to learn, share, collaborate and discuss relevant issues. Open to community groups, charities, sporting groups…

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YPN Barefoot Bowls

By Jodie Gillett | January 9, 2020

Grab your workmates and friends to join us for drinks and a BBQ whilst having a roll of bowls for the first YPN…

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By Chris Dobbin | January 17, 2020

The 3 most important start up marketing tools you need to get and keep new customers. This method was also…

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By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

MAKE 3 GOALS FOR 2020 — NO MORE, NO LESS This is your year! When it comes to setting smart…

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6 Ways Digital Marketing will make your business more profitable

By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

AN INCREASING NUMBER OF BUSINESSES ARE EMBRACING DIGITAL MARKETING. They’re doing so primarily because consumers prefer the convenience of digital…

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Local Social Marketing for small business: Which platforms work best?

By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

No doubt you’ve heard a lot about local marketing lately, especially local SEO and how you can better target customers.…

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Medibank Live Better

By Cecilia Langton-Bunker | December 17, 2019

Here are ten steps to bring mindfulness into your daily life: Be mindful in conversation Use listening as a meditation.…

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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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It’s Back for 2020 – Ballarat – Referrals over Breakfast (RoB)

By Chris Dobbin | January 16, 2020

Get Your Local Business Networking Fix for 2020! Referrals over Breakfast (RoB) invites business entrepreneurs in the Ballarat area to…

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Our Story

By Ray Borner | December 1, 2019

We started as a Salt Therapy business which is designed to relieve congestion, inflammation and allergies of the airways and…

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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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Inner Reflections Counselling

By Graeme Jukes | January 8, 2020

Do you or your staff need some professional help? Inner Reflections Counselling is a private therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy service…

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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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NRLinks Town Planning

By Julie Lee | January 13, 2020

Out surveying native vegetation for a planning application in Piggoreet. So tragic to see Boneseed invading the remnant vegetation; its…

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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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