The City of Greater Bendigo in partnership with Be.Bendigo is hosting a series of free webinars to provide valuable information and resources to help local businesses through the changing environment as a result of COVID-19.

Businesses registering for the webinar will also be encouraged to send questions relating to the topics under discussion.

The webinars will be held every Tuesday at 12 noon. The topics and dates may be subject to change

Joe Ciancio Managing Director from Maxsum Consulting will host: Talking COVID-19 – Navigating cybersecurity – Critical IT security steps on Tuesday May 19 at 12pm. The webinar will tackle critical IT security measures that have been missed to get remote ready and how to fix them now. Find out what’s missing from your remote working set-up that is leaving your data, your people and your business more exposed than ever. Register here for Navigating cybersecurity in the age of COVID-19 – Critical IT security steps you might have missed.

Joe Ciancio from Maxsum Consulting will host: Talking COVID-19 -Phishing for love, masks and money – A look at how phishing has changed during the pandemic and how to spot new threats with the right cybersecurity on Tuesday May 26. This webinar will explain what you and your team need to be looking out for and how your business can actually use this as an opportunity to start getting cybersecurity right in your business. Registration here for Navigating Phishing for love, masks and money.

Briana Cowan from Mingle Media will host: Talking COVID-19 – Marketing on social media during a crisis on Tuesday June 9, 2020. With Australians turning to social media more than ever to feel connected during COVID-19, it is important that your brand/business continues to be present in the newsfeed. Even if you are not trading or trading at a reduced rate, there is still enormous opportunity to market your business. In this webinar, you will learn tips and tricks to market your business on social media and how to leverage the power of social media so your brand stands out. Register here.

Briana Cowan from Mingle Media will host: Talking COVID-19 – Building a social media strategy beyond the pandemic on Tuesday June 16, 2020. Looking beyond the current situation, how will you get people buying your products and services again? Social Media is an important platform to market your business! When done correctly with a strategy, the results can be incredible. In this webinar, you will learn how to build a social media strategy, we will cover off objectives, content pillars and your target market. Register here.

Joe Ciancio from Maxsum Consulting will host: Talking COVID-19 – How to use COVID-19 Stimulus Packages to make IT lemonade and hit the ground running on the other side of COVID-19 on Tuesday July 7. With the numerous stimulus packages announced by the Federal Government, discover how you can use some of these incentives to update, upgrade or maybe even transform your IT infrastructure to put you in the most competitive position possible on the other side of COVID-19. Register here.

Navigating government support and cash flow management the webinar is available to view here.

Katherine Hietbrink from Robertson Hyetts Solicitors and Conveyancers hosted: Talking COVID-19 – Navigating challenges through employment law on Tuesday, May 5 at 12 noon. The webinar is available to view here.

Anna Doughan from Robertson Hyetts Solicitors and Conveyancers hosted: Talking COVID-19 – Commercial Leasing and Contracts on Tuesday May 12 at 12pm. The webinar covered leasing and contracts, landlord and tenant issues. Please view here.

COVID-19 Update – Business Support Information

Business Victoria – A dedicated hotline can be contacted on 13 22 15

Australian Government

Business

Grants & Assistance

DHHS Website – Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398 for those who suspect they may have the Coronavirus

Job Victoria – jobs matching support

Working for Victoria

Fair Work 

Webinars – Vic Chamber this week

Workplace Assured – Performance Management, Redundancies & Stand Down

Victorian Business Together – Helping Your Business

AFS Job Keeper Package Update

Landlord & Tenant Information

COGB Webinar

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resources for business