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.

Yarra Business Women's Networking Luncheon

Thursday 18 June 2015, 11.30am to 2pm 
Amora Riverwalk, 649 Bridge Road, Richmond

Co-hosted by Yarra City Council and Leaders & Lattes

Featuring one of Australia’s most successful business women Carolyn Creswell, who was named the 2012 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year, and host by Giaan Rooney, Olympic swimming gold medallist and TV presenter.

$55 per person includes a two course lunch with a glass of wine.
Exciting door prizes on offer.

Carolyn Cresswell is the founder of Carman's and an inspirational leader whose success proves that you can run a multinational business and still love what you do and have a genuine work-life balance. She has grown Carman's to become the number one gourmet muesli brand in Australian supermarkets, while at the same time maintaining a successful relationship with husband Peter and raising four children.

Giaan Rooney enjoyed a stellar international swimming career which included an Olympic Gold Medal and World Record. Since retiring from competitive swimming in 2006, Giaan has forged a successful media career including appearances on the Today Show, What's Good For You and Getaway.

Click here to book now! 

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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.


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.

Further information
Economic Development Team
9205 5049 

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