The Business Recovery Advisory Service provides expert guidance and tailored support to small businesses located in an eligible local government area.

Your Business Recovery Adviser can help you:

  • access support services including financial counselling and business coaching
  • pinpoint immediate and long-term needs to ensure business continuity and resilience
  • build your business acumen and digital literacy, connecting you with providers and resources to improve business resilience
  • create customised strategies for recovery through mentorship to ensure a stable and sustainable future business model.

How to access this service

Please complete the Expression of Interest form and one of our Business Advisors will be in touch shortly.

Expression of Interest

Upcoming Webinars

Business Recovery Advisers will deliver the following webinars. Further details on the webinar and how to register will be published closer to the date of the event.

2024

13th March

Online Presence

10th April

Knowing Your Customer

1st May

Cyber Security

29th May

Strategy

19th June

Contracts and Intellectual Property

24th July

Employing Staff

 

Previous Webinars

Date

Topic

 

11th October 2023

Digital Marketing

27th October 2023

Financial Management

22nd November 2023

Planning for the Bushfire Season Part 1

29th November 2023

Planning for the Bushfire Season Part 2

7th February 2024

Pricing & Costing

21st February 2024

Small Business Branding

Upcoming Workshops

Business Recovery Advisers will deliver the following workshops.  Further details and how to register will be published below closer to the date of the event.

2024

7th February

Yarra Ranges

Marketing & Branding

28th February

Ballarat

Digital Marketing

20th March

Bendigo

Strategy

24th April

Myrtleford

Strategy

22nd May

Shepparton

Marketing & Branding

26th June

Wodonga

Financial Literacy

17th July

Wangaratta

Digital Marketing

14th August

Seymour

Strategy

 

Previous Workshops

Date

Location

Topic

 

11th October 2023

Mildura

Financial Literacy

Past

25th October 2023

Echuca

Financial Literacy

Past

17th November 2023

Shepparton

Strategy

Past

13th December 2023

Maribrynong

Marketing & Branding

Past

Our Team

Tim Farrah
Manager - Victorian Relief Floods project

Vlado Baban
Adviser - Business Recovery Service

Tony Barrett
Adviser - Business Recovery Service

Michael Duncan
Adviser - Business Recovery Service

Sairah Hussain
Adviser - Business Recovery Service

Vivienne Filling
Director - Member Engagement

Jenny Berry
Regional Manager - Victoria

The program is jointly funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements for the Victorian Floods which commenced in October 2022 (AGRN 1037) (the “Victorian Floods”).