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

Publications

2013-14 Annual Report tabled in Parliament

The Victorian Small Business Commissioner’s 2013-14 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on the 16 September 2014. The r...
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Publications

Retail Leases Act Information Brochure

Under section 15 of the Retail Leases Act 2003 when a landlord, or a person on behalf of a landlord commences negotiation of...
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Small Business Commissioner Amendment Act 2014 information

The Small Business Commissioner Act 2003 has been amended by the Small Business Commissioner Amendment Act 2014, with changes op...
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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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