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Biznet Breakfast – Ballarat Business Confidence Project – Findings

April 7, Tuesday | 7:00 am - 8:45 am

Dr Moulik Zaveri and Dr Damian Morgan will present the findings from the Ballarat Business Confidence Survey. The purpose of…

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FREE Digital Marketing Workshop

April 8, Wednesday | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

More than ever, ensuring your business is communicated online in an efficient and relevant way is vital. The impact of…

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Referral over Breakfast Ballarat (RoB) Networking Meeting

April 9, Thursday | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Local Business Networking Referrals over Breakfast (RoB) invites business entrepreneurs in the Ballarat area to join the rest of the…

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Referral over Breakfast Ballarat (RoB) Networking Meeting

April 23, Thursday | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Local Business Networking Referrals over Breakfast (RoB) invites business entrepreneurs in the Ballarat area to join the rest of the…

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Platypus Lunch’n’Learn – April

April 23, Thursday | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Topic: Effective Communication for Sales & Business Presenter: Nicole Ashby Bring your lunch (Platypus will provide drinks), sit down, listen and…

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Hidden Risks in Snoring

By Amy Whitehouse | February 20, 2020

  A good night’s sleep can make a world of difference to your workplace success. IF you are yawning and…

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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 Investment In The Community – Ballarat

By Cecilia Langton-Bunker | February 14, 2020

We’re part of your community With millions of members and retail outlets throughout Australia, Medibank is part of the landscape.…

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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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Top reasons to hire a virtual assistant for your business

By VANESSA HOWARD | January 29, 2020

VA’s Can Drive Business Growth. You cannot work on all the tasks yourself. Having an EXTRA HAND on projects is…

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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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Individual Counselling

By Graeme Jukes | February 16, 2020

Individual Counselling provides focused support and compassion, helping you to navigate times of crisis, workplace stress, change, or difficulty and…

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Peter Ford Catering celebrates 20 years of business

By Peter Ford | February 3, 2020

2020 is a special year – marking 20 years of Peter Ford Catering and 40 years since Peter Ford began…

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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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Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat & Ballarat Regional Industries develop innovative p

By Amanda Collins | February 10, 2020

Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat are collaborating with Ballarat Regional Industries (BRI) to develop an innovative pilot project which extends opportunities for…

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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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Invermay Land Management

By Julie Lee | February 19, 2020

Out at Invermay today doing a Land Management Report for a planning assessment. Assessing for salinity, koala impacts and how…

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Approved Planning Permit

By Julie Lee | February 6, 2020

Approved permit through today for Neil Street in Ararat #onemorehappyclient

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