Business and Industry

Business Breakfast to Promote Circular Economy

Local businesses are invited to attend a Circular Economy themed business breakfast on Thursday 30 November at Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, hosted by Hepburn Shire Council and Creswick Business and Tourism. 

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Daylesford Commonwealth Bank Reduces Opening Hours

Effective 20th November the Daylesford CBA branch will reduce its opening hours to 9.30am to 1.00 pm, Monday to Friday. This leaves Daylesford with only one all day banking service, the Community Bank Daylesford District (Bendigo Bank). The ANZ branch closed in 2018.

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Daylesford – An IT Hotspot?

The CSIRO has mapped Australia’s digital technology industry clusters for the first time. And perhaps surprising for some, Daylesford is recognised as a regional niche cluster for graphic and web designers and illustrators.

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Visitor Economy Partnership to Boost Tourism

Hepburn Shire Council has endorsed joining a Visitor Economy Partnership with neighbouring councils Ballarat, Moorabool, Pyrenees, Golden Plains, representatives from the tourism industry and the Victorian Government to continue to boost tourism to the region. Joining the VEP will result in cross regional cooperation and partnerships, maximising visitation to the broader region.

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Outdoor Dining and Trading Review

Outdoor dining and trading plays a vital role in fostering a strong local economy and creating welcoming places for our community and visitors. This requires balancing the needs and expectations our local businesses, community and visitors to ensure that spaces are safe and accessible.

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Wombat Forest Vineyard AGFG Reader’s Choice Award 2023

Wombat Forest Vineyard has been named winner of the 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards for the wineries in the Macedon Ranges and Spa country by the Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG). Their cellar door, extensive outdoor deck, courtyard and lawn areas make the winery a popular destination.

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The Future of Local Postal Services Under Review

With the dramatic fall in the use of postal letters and rising costs, the future of local postal services is under review and the Australian Government is calling for public submissions on the future of Australia Post.

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