Presentations and workshops

The VSBC delivered 93 presentations during 2016-17.  Many were held in regional areas including Bendigo, Stawell, Ballarat, Geelong, Mildura and Wodonga.

A number of these are delivered in partnerships with industry associations, council and local business networks.

Look out for upcoming presentations and workshops on the Events page.


The VSBC’s popular webinar series continued in 2016-17.  A total of 30 webinar sessions were held over the year with 719 participants registering.

Topics covered retail leasing, general information about commercial disputes and the VSBC’s services, franchising, unfair contract terms and working from home.

Look out for upcoming webinars on the Events page.


Our eNewsletter series continued in 2016-17, with three issues during the year.  The eNewsletter is an excellent way of providing a snapshot of current issues, surveys, legislative changes and events.

Sign up to the eNewsletter on our home page.

Social Media

The VSBC has continued to develop its digital strategy, and is now on the following platforms:

Ministerial Councils

The Small Business Commissioner presented to both the Small Business Ministerial Council and the Multicultural Business Ministerial Council in 2016-17.  The Commissioner will continue to attend the Councils’ meetings as a standing member.


Client testimonials