Regional Development Victoria supports business in developing and facilitating investment, creating jobs, and increasing the number of innovative enterprises in regional Victoria.
To find grants and programs that you can use the grant database: Ready for Tomorrow Programs Search
Accessing regional programs and support
To help you get started or to grow your business, the Victorian Government has business offices called Victorian Business Centres (VBCs) located throughout the State. VBCs help business people access services such as government programs, licensing and registration information, referrals and more.
A range of workshops and seminars for business are also held throughout regional Victoria to assist businesses in areas such as planning, marketing, managing staff and financial management. To find a workshop near you use the Business Victoria workshops and events calendar.
You can also find out about other programs, grants and assistance for regional businesses on the Business Victoria website.
Starting a business in regional Victoria
Business owners in regional Victoria say the key advantages are:
- lower business costs
- a stable workforce
- quality transport infrastructure
- supportive planning authorities
RDV has a number of programs and services for businesses, small and large, who are considering starting or relocating a business to regional Victoria.
RDV also provides research to help identify market gaps and emerging trends in the different regions.
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