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 8700 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.
Great Yarra Re-tales
The Great Yarra Re-tales program aims to provide retailers in local shopping strips with a range of skills, tools and opportunities to improve their business operations. Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from eligible Yarra businesses until Friday 24 May. Please visit the Great Yarra Re-tales page for more information.
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.
Coordinator – Economic Development
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