23 July 2017

Small businesses in Gippsland will be able to access relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing their business at a workshops to be held in Traralgon on Wednesday, 5 July and in Drouin on Wednesday, 26 July 2017.

Last year more than 4,600 people participated in over 450 Small Business Victoria workshops across the State. The most popular topics included starting a business, financial management, employing staff, marketing and digital business.

The targeted workshops are part of a successful and long-running program allowing established and prospective business owners to access the advice they need to make informed decisions so they can expand their business and grow their profits.

All Small Business Victoria workshops are delivered by experienced private sector business specialists skilled in developing and managing small businesses.

Small Business Victoria partners with over 50 host organisations to deliver the affordable events, with these workshop hosted by Latrobe City and Baw Baw Shire Councils.

The Andrews Labor Governments Winning Government Business workshop will be held at the Traralgon Service Centre and Library, 34-38 Kay Street, Traralgon on Wednesday 5 July at 5.30 PM and the Baw Baw Shire Council Offices, 33 Young Street, Drouin on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 at 5.30 PM.

For more information and updates on this event or other Small Business Victoria workshops, please visit or call Small Business Victoria on 13 22 15.

Quotes attributable to Member for eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing:

“The Small Business workshops provide a valuable opportunity for Gippsland’s business owners and operators to get reliable and affordable advice from the experts, right here in our region.”

“Whether you’re thinking of starting a business, looking for guidance with an existing business or wanting to expand, I encourage all locals who can attend the Drouin or Traralgon workshops to take advantage of this great program.”

Quotes attributable to the Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Philip Dalidakis:

“Victoria is home to more than half a million small businesses and we are leading the country in small business growth.”