Articles & Events

The Articles & Events section contains the latest news from the VSBC, information sheets and brochures, publications and information about upcoming events.

Articles & Events

Support Small Business Day – Saturday 4th October 2014

Support Small Business Day is a Victorian Government initiative that celebrates the big difference that small businesses make to...
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Unfair contract terms and commercial disputes

Small Business Commissioner Geoff Browne presented to the Victorian Waste Management Association on the issues of unfair contrac...
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New VSBC dispute resolution role for taxi industry

As part of reforms to the taxi industry, from 30 June 2014, the VSBC will have a new dispute resolution role. The...
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Information Sheets & Brochures

Avoid the costs of litigation

In 2012 the VSBC, in conjunction with VCAT, commissioned research to quantify the costs incurred by businesses and other impacts...
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Useful Articles

Recent submissions prepared by the VSBC

Submission to the Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct – February 2013 Submission to the Expert Panel Appointed to A...
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Publications

VSBC speeches and presentations 

Retail Leases Act 2003 Seminar Paper – Legalwise Seminars — Presentation by Mark Schramm, 18 June 2015. VSBC SmartCo...
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Publications

VSBC Annual Reports

VSBC Annual Report 2015-16 VSBC Annual Report 2014-15 VSBC Annual Report 2013-14 VSBC Annual Report 2012-13 VSBC Annual Report 2...
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Amendments to the Small Business Commissioner Act

Amendments include: Expressly providing the Commissioner with the authority to assist small businesses to resolve their disputes...
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