Business in Yarra
Yarra Council is committed to building and supporting a strong local economy that provides for an innovative and sustainable community.
There are more than 13,600 businesses operating within the municipality, making Yarra home to one of the largest economies in metropolitan Melbourne.
Council’s Economic Development Unit aims to support the local business community, enhance and promote the municipality as a visitor destination and foster a co-operative culture within Council in its dealings with the business community.
BRAINfoodforBusiness - professional development and training
Council offers a range of networking, training and professional development opportunities through its BRAINfoodforBusiness Program.
Visit the BRAINfoodforBusiness Events Calendar to find out about upcoming opportunities.
Women's Business Networking Luncheon
A Women's Business Networking Luncheon is taking place on Tuesday 8 March at Amora Riverwalk Hotel, Bridge Road, Richmond.
Join us to hear the inspirational guest speaker Gill Hicks share her story, and to meet and network with like-minded local businesses and women. A two-course lunch and glass of wine is also incuded in the $60 ticket price.
This important event is a part of Council's annual celebrations of International Women's Day.
For further details, and to register, please visit the Yarra Business Website.
Newsletter for local businesses
Council sends out a short weekly email newsletter to local businesses, filled with news about local issues and events, and information from government and industry bodies.
If you would like to subscribe to have the newsletter emailed directly to you each month, please sign up online.
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Economic Development Team