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YPN After Work Drinks

April 4, Saturday | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Feel like a drink after work? No one to go with? Or worried your friends will cancel on you? Need…

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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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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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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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Free legal advice clinics

By Melanie Wyatt | October 17, 2019

Melanie Wyatt Family Law will be providing “pop up free legal advice clinics”. Date and locations to be announced shortly…

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Ballan Business Excellence Awards

Ballan Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

By LIZ O'DWYER | July 4, 2019

Do you know of a Moorabool business worthy of winning an award? Do check out the Ballan Chamber of Commerce…

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“One of regional Victoria’s best coffee roasters”

By Simon Daniel | October 17, 2019

It’s official, Martin Street Coffee Roasters, has been named on of the best in regional Victoria; by Larissa Dubecki. Larissa…

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Colours of World Cultures exhibition – now a Virtual Exhibition

By Aldona Kmiec | March 24, 2020

The current group exhibition Colours of World Cultures 5 March – 29 of March, curated by Magda Kazmierczak at Art…

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Boost your business!

By Hello Localised | November 12, 2019

Round 4 of Business Victoria’s Boost Your Business program is now open, offering up to $50,000 in funding for eligible…

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Have your say on the future of your local business network

By Hello Localised | May 22, 2019

To ensure we continue to deliver value to you and other local businesses through Localised, we’d love to get your…

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Welcome to your local business news Noticeboard

By Hello Localised | April 30, 2019

This is where you can share the good news about your business. Tell us about: An award you won A…

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Localised is a social network for local business. All of the content is user created and managed. Localised is your communications platform to connect more local business.

Expert Articles

Connect local businesses to a library of articles on business topics authored by local experts.

Business Events

Discover networking and professional development events near you

Business Listings

Promote your goods and services in the local business directory

Supplier Quotes

Find local suppliers and get quotes for the things your business needs (e.g. graphic designer, website developer)


Where local businesses can share and find good news, like new appointments or milestones.


Find local business networks who can support you and help you grow.


Implementation Partners

Find local businesses, local experts, business events, business news, upcoming projects and procurement opportunities to help you reach your potential.

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