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AUSTRALIA MUST MAINTAIN INDEPENDENTLY SET, BALANCED MINIMUM WAGES

Source: ACCI 20 Feb 2018 Australians on minimum award wages, people seeking work and the many small businesses that employ them, need assurance that the umpire will remain independent, and the rules for setting minimum wages will remain balanced. This is a particular concern in light of the ACTU plan to peg minimum wages at 60% of median wages. Read more... Read more »

WESTERN BULLDOGS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM 21 February 2018

The Western Bulldogs Leadership Project is a dynamic education program delivered by the Western Bulldogs Football Club in partnership with local councils. Who can be nominated? Males and Females aged between 14 and 16, who live or attend school in; Ballarat see full list. Nominations close February 27th at 11:30pm and all applicants will be contacted mid-March regarding the outcome of their nomination. For more information, please contact Youth Leadership & Development Manager via email Read more »

BALLARAT TECH SCHOOL OFFICIALLY OPENS 21 February 2018

On Friday the 16th of February Premier Daniel Andrews MP officially launched the Ballarat Tech School. They have an amazing facility and are looking forward to welcoming their first learning program students next week. It was also exciting to see our St Patrick's College students who took part in our Mindshop Excellence Program in 2017 - tagline 'Discover today, design tomorrow' on show! Find out more information here Read more »

REDUCE YOUR RISK AND TRAIN YOUR LEADERS IN MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID 21 February 2018

Do the leaders in your organisation know how to properly manage employees showing early signs of deteriorating mental health or a mental health crisis? Mentally healthy workplaces are critical to employee wellbeing. UFS WorkHealth are running Mental Health First Aid courses that teaches employees how to offer initial support to colleagues. CLICK HERE for further information. Read more »

BALLARAT INNOVATION INDUSTRY GROUP BRING INTERNATIONAL EXPERT ON INTERNET OF THINGS TO BALLARAT 21 February 2018

Professor Dimitrios Georgakopoulos to run a breakfast workshop in Ballarat. Whether you are an expert or just curious, if you work in retail, finance, manufacturing, health, government IOT will affect the way you do things in the future. Event Details: Thursday 15 March from 7.15am - 9.30am at Mercure Ballarat Hotel & Convention Centre. To book or for more information CLICK HERE Read more »

PLATE UP BALLARAT 21 February 2018

Plate Up Ballarat showcases the region & provides vital support to the local tourism industry- boosting revenue, creating jobs, driving visitation & promoting overall awareness. Ballarat boasts friendly, A+ service and incredibly talented chefs, creating exceptional culinary experiences & a burgeoning food scene that will put Plate Up Ballarat on the map, literally. The month long event will be held from 1-31 of May you can view the whole program here Read more »

EXCITING ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY

In 2018 we are celebrating 30 years of the Business Excellence Awards and are putting together a publication to help celebrate! It will feature past finalists & winners, images form the archives, stories and interviews. It will be a celebration of the Ballartat business community. It will also feature the 2018 Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards Finalist and their stories. The publication will be distributed late July to 5000 Ballarat business and will also be available at all Commerce Ballarat events. Download information here Read more »

BUSINESS DAY OUT 2018 - EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Business Day Out 2018 is a fully catered one-day conference. The day will consist of keynote speakers; Craig Hutchison - Redefing Sports Broadcasting Dr Amantha Imber - Innovation Survivor Georgia Beattie - The Furture of Work Secrets of Our Success with - Miyo Fallshaw, Owner Oishi-m Sam Haans, Partner Boost Juice Ballarat Throughout the day participants will have a chance to interact with other like minded business people. Read more »