The VSBC provides quick, effective and low cost dispute resolution services for business.

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Meet The Commissioner

Geoff Browne has been the Victorian Small Business Commissioner since October 2011. Here he discusses the role of the VSBC and how the office can help Victorian small businesses.

Small Business Issues

The VSBC can assist in dispute resolution, providing information and education and investigating small business complaints.

> Small Business Issues

Retail Leasing

The VSBC has numerous responsibilities under the Retail Leases Act 2003, including dispute resolution.

> Retail Leasing

Owner Drivers

The Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act 2005 provides basic protections for small business owners, drivers, forestry contractors and haulage contractors.

> Owner Drivers


The VSBC arranges the mediation of farm debt disputes between farmers and creditors under the Farm Debt Mediation Act 2011.

> Farmers

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Retail Leasing
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Resolving Business
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Avoid the Costs of Litigation
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Latest News & Events

Small Business Commissioner Amendment Bill 2013 receives Royal Assent

The Small Business Commissioner Amendment Bill 2013 was tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 11 December 2013. It was passed by the Legislative Council on 13 March 2014 and received Royal Assent [ ... ]

Small Business Commissioner Information Sessions

The VSBC presents a series of information sessions on different topics relating to small business. A number of other sessions will be held throughout 2014 in both metropolitan and regional areas [ ... ]

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