The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic disruption in many sectors including tourism and hospitality, education, entertainment, property, resources, and international supply chains. The below information aims to help City of Whittlesea businesses navigate the latest support available. You can also read more on our business support webpage.
Visit these websites for more information on the Coronavirus and your business:
Business Victoria - call the dedicated business hotline on 13 22 15.
Business support service
Council can help connect you with a variety of support available from Local, State and Federal Government. Call 9217 2278 or email email@example.com
Free mentoring sessions will be provided by the Small Business Mentoring Service and Box Hill Business Enterprise Centre.
If you missed our recent webinar series, or would like to learn more about gaining new skills or thinking for your business, you can view all the recordings on Council's YouTube channel. Recorded webinars have covered topics such as: online networking, managing cashflow, mental health, business planning, negotiating rent relief, running a home-based business, applying for grants, moving your business online, business continuity and risk planning.
Encouraging local residents to support local businesses is more important than ever before. If your food or hospitality business is still trading and you've implemented new ways of working (i.e. home delivery), then let us know.
We are listing our food and hospitality businesses on Council's Explore Whittlesea website. To have your businesses included on Explore Whittlesea, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details: