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Connecting business and people across Bayswater Business Precinct

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Did you know that more than 80% of local businesses want to support other local business but less than half actually do? The number one reason why they don’t is it's hard to find local businesses and experts. BBP Connect changes that! 

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How local business people use Localised

Expert Articles

Connect local businesses to a library of articles on business topics authored by local experts.

Business Events

Discover networking and professional development events near you.

Business Listings

Promote your goods and services in the local business directory.

Jobs Hub

Educate candidates about your hiring needs and promote current jobs. (Coming soon)

Noticeboard News

Where local businesses can share and find good news, like new appointments or milestones.

Business Networks

Find local business networks who can support you and help you grow.

Supplier Quotes

Find local suppliers and get quotes for the things your business needs (e.g. graphic designer, website developer).

Talent Map

Discover local talent based on attributes and behaviours important to your business. (Coming soon)

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Business Events

Women on the Go Accelerator Program 2020

April 28, Tuesday | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This highly innovative program for women in business based in Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne seeking meaningful…

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Women on the Go Accelerator Program 2020

April 14, Tuesday | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This highly innovative program for women in business based in Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne seeking meaningful…

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Localised Launch – BBP Connect!

March 26, Thursday | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Localised – it’s more than business to business – it’s business to people, people to…

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Tax Essentials Workshop – Monbulk – Presented by Australian Taxation Office

March 24, Tuesday | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you new to business or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business…

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Australian Tax Office – Starting a small business workshop – Monbulk

March 24, Tuesday | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Are you thinking of starting a small business? Maybe you have a hobby that is becoming…

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Newest Notices

Like what you see?

By New Touch Industries | February 18, 2020

Like what you see? Call our Bayswater team on 03 9720 8248 or Clayton team…

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Acrodyne’s Online Store Open for Business

By Andrew Leetch | February 14, 2020

We’ve been working on this for a while now and can’t wait for you to…

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Rethinking how to reuse resources

By Natasha Bishop | February 12, 2020

Advisory System for Process Innovation and Resource Exchange (ASPIRE) is an online matchmaking tool for material…

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Local Pathways for Women – Success Stories

By Heidi Butler-Moore | January 22, 2020

Glen Park Community Centre’s “Local Pathways for Women – Success Stories”. A short film promoting…

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Contract Opportunities Available – North East Link

By Natasha Bishop | January 20, 2020

More than 10,000 jobs and millions of dollars of contracts will be up for grabs,…

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Newest Expert Articles

Resilience in Business

January 13, 2020

You’ve got a great Business idea, you’ve been diligently working away on your Business plan…

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Beware the plateaus, embrace the hills

January 7, 2020

I’m sure you’ve heard of the saying “life is a journey”. Well, there are few…

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Inspiring the Next Gen with Tech Tours

November 1, 2019

A collaboration of Industry & Education to inspire young people into manufacturing Yarra Ranges Council…

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