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Workshops and Seminars

Business Essentials Workshop

Are you in Business or thinking about starting one?

Business mentor,qualified trainer and accountant with 32 years experience,Colin Thompson will cover everything you need to know about running a business and keep your bookkeeping and accounting fees down. .

This free course could save you on Accounting fees when getting next years tax return prepared by your Accountant.

This half-day course covers everything you need to know to run your Business and Bookkeeping. Whether you are starting a new business or already in business but need to have a better understanding, this is the course for you.

This workshop will be conducted under COVID conditions. Book Here

Saturday 1August
Martin.J.Hynes Auditorium
Time: 1pm-4pm
Light afternoon tea included

Small Business Clinics

Southern Grampians Shire has partnered with Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) to provide free access to business mentoring sessions.

These free sessions offer businesses an opportunity to gain information for setting up a business and/or provide assistance for established businesses to work through issues they may be dealing with. The sessions are 45 minutes each and are FREE.

The sessions occur on the third Thursday of the month and are held at Martin J Hynes Auditorium.

Free Business Mentoring

We have engaged the services of several experienced independent business and support advisors to assist Greater Hamilton businesses through this crisis.

Colin Thompson, from the Small Business Mentoring Service can help you to understand and apply for the Economic Support packages offered by government and banks.

To arrange a time to speak with Colin or one of our other trusted advisors, contact Council’s Business Development Officer, Daniel Shaw, via or 0429 578 216.

Business Victoria

Business Victoria, which is a State Government initiative, is a useful resource providing businesses with support and advice on marketing, sales and online, hiring and managing staff and exporting. Business Victoria also offers useful advice on starting and setting up a business including this checklist.

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