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24 Mar
Join the Good Health, Good Business Summit

The Victorian Chamber is proud to be part of Cancer Council Victoria’s Good Health, Good Business Summit, presented by the Achievement Program and LiveLighter on Friday 8 April.

The Summit will bring health and wellbeing experts together to give advice on how making healthy changes in the workplace can benefit not only the health of your staff but also your bottom line.

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24 Mar
Financial and professional services - harnessing opportunities in ASEAN

In 2015 the ASEAN Economic Community brought greater economic integration in our region, including easier movement of goods, services and skilled labour.

It gives Australian businesses huge opportunities to reach a market of more than 600 million people, particularly in the financial and professional services sector.

Asialink Business is hosting a panel discussion which will discuss:

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18 Mar
Explore opportunities for tourism and hospitality in Hong Kong

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Sindy Wong, head of tourism and hospitality at Invest Hong Kong will be in Victoria on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 of May 2016.

Sindy will be presenting the opportunities for tourism and hospitality in Hong Kong.

Sindy is happy to meet companies who are willing to have an overview of the market in Hong Kong and the opportunities present in the below sub-sectors:

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17 Mar
A stand out night for women in business

Last night almost 100 women joined personal brand and image specialist Melissa Lewis for a high energy networking session and a lesson in personal branding. With her confidence and immediate likeability, Melissa showed us that we must confront the barriers that prevent women and men from succeeding in their careers.

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11 Mar
Pyjama king Peter Alexander shares tips for business growth

Earlier this week around 250 people attended our business breakfast with fashion icon Peter Alexander at Crown Palladium to hear how he turned a kitchen-table mail order business into a retail empire boasting 100 stores and annual turnover of $150m.

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11 Mar
Victorian long service leave review must not boost entitlements by stealth

The Victorian Government is currently undertaking a review of the Long Service Leave Act 1992 to ensure that long service leave arrangements are “best practice for the workplace of the 21st century.”

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08 Mar
Suited for strategic leadership

This month we launch a new training program designed to help female employees hone their strategic thinking skills and close the leadership gap. We spoke to Jacinta Carboon, who runs the strategy & me program for the summer edition of Business Excellence magazine.

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04 Mar
Staff retention a matter of conversation

The most talented people working in your business are also the ones likely to have the most opportunities to leave.  Organisational psychologist Dr Tim Baker sought to address this dilemma during his presentation to almost 300 HR professionals and business owners at a Victorian Chamber breakfast event last week.

So what can you do to ensure your top performers stay away from the job search pages?

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04 Mar
Leadership lessons from history's greatest minds

Later this month the Victorian Chamber will launch, in partnership with Humanities 21, an exciting new series of corporate leadership briefings that apply wisdom developed over thousands of years to today’s most pressing business issues.

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26 Feb
WorkSafe Victoria tackling noise at work

Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) will be the focus of a new WorkSafe Victoria inspector campaign to begin in April.

WorkSafe Victoria inspectors will conduct up to 600 visits to workplaces in industries where noise risks are typically present, including wood product, polymer product, rubber product, transport equipment manufacturing, machinery and equipment manufacturing, furniture and other manufacturing. They will do another 600 visits in 2017 in food product and fabricated metal product manufacturing businesses.

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