About Us


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Commerce Ballarat is the largest independent business group in the city creating a united voice for all business sectors.

Our aim is to offer a wide variety of services to our members, we conduct regular Buy Local campaigns and facilitate the Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, along with many other initiatives including; Business Day Out, Biznet Breakfasts, B31 Ballarat Business Festival, Business Mentoring Program, After Five, Young Professionals Network and many development events.

We represent the business community on many committees that direct the future planning of our city.

Our Mission

To provide strong, reliable leadership and advocacy on matters relevant to business in greater Ballarat. 

Our Vision

To be the number one relevant resource for business.



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The Communities of Respect and Equality Alliance (CoRE) is a partnership of organisations, businesses, clubs, groups and networks from across the Grampians Region that share a vision for safe, equal and respectful communities. All member organisations have committed to the vision and goals outlined in the Communities of Respect and Equality: A plan to prevent violence against women and their children.