Business in Yarra

There are more than 13,600 businesses operating in Yarra, making us home to one of the largest economies in metropolitan Melbourne.

Our vision is that by 2020 Yarra is recognised for being a smart and sustainable city, with vibrant and thriving precincts and a locally engaged business community.

  • Business events and training

    We hold free, regular training and networking events where local businesses share knowledge on their topic of expertise.

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  • Business support

    We work closely with local businesses to support growth and development.

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  • Business communities and forums

    There are a number of business and networking groups active in Yarra. There are also forums and advisory groups that facilitate information exchange between local government and businesses.

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  • Economic research

    Browse valuable data from our annual audits and the Victorian government.

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  • Business permits and regulations

    Whether you are starting a new business or running an existing one, it's important to know what regulations apply to your business.

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  • Employment

    Assistance hiring and working in Yarra.

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  • Business sustainability

    Tips to deal with business waste sustainably and improve your energy efficiency.

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  • Economic development plans

    Strategies and plans that support economic development in Yarra.

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