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Changes to how we calculate business tiers

The Victorian Government is making the way business tiers are calculated fairer.

From 1 July 2021, business tiers will be based on the labour hire provider’s turnover for the last 4 quarters at the time of licence fee payments. This does not apply to outstanding fees first due before 1 July 2021

Updated COVIDSafe settings - June 2021

The Victorian Government has announced changes to COVIDSafe settings. On the advice of the Chief Health Officer, restrictions in regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne will ease from 11.59pm Thursday 24 June

For more information, businesses can go to or call the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15. 

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30 June 2021

Chance for grape growers to prune safety hazards

Sunraysia grape growers are being urged to ensure they have safety covered this pruning season.

WorkSafe, Department of Health and the Labour Hire Authority are hosting an online information session on 10 June to help businesses ensure they are meeting their health and safety obligations, staying COVID-safe, supporting vulnerable workers and ensuring labour hire workers are treated fairly and provided through licensed labour hire providers.

Agriculture Victoria, Australian Table Grape Association and Victorian Farmers Federation representatives will also be on hand to provide support and answer any questions growers may have.

Subject to COVID-19 restrictions, a three-day inspection program will follow in the Robinvale area from 22-24 June to check businesses are operating safely.