• Chief Executive Mark Stone:   At a time when Victoria will welcome a significant number of interstate and international visitors, parts of Melbourne’s CBD will be like a ghost-town this Friday, as the public holiday will make it uneconomic for many businesses to open.   The cost to...
  • The Prime Minister’s new ministry, announced on Sunday, contains an encouraging mix of experience and rejuvenation and presents a great opportunity for Victorian business. It is positive to see Prime Minister Turnbull pledge to prioritise Australia’s economic growth through measures...
  • Live in the moment and focus on the positive was Olivia Newton-John’s advice to more than 500 guests at our Women in Business breakfast earlier this week. Speaking about wellness at work and play, Olivia gave an honest insight into how wellness philosophies have helped her to achieve success...
  • Earlier this year, Cecil the lion was killed in Zimbabwe’s protected Hwange National Park by Dr Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist who reportedly paid US$55,000 for the prize. When news of Cecil’s death broke, Palmer became the “latest case study” in public shaming. Within...
  • A Fair Work Commission ruling suggests passengers share equal responsibility to drivers when travelling in a company-owned vehicle.

VECCI membership

  • Membership

    The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) is the peak body for business in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 15,000 members, customers and clients around the State.

  • Workplace relations

    Consulting, training and advice on industrial relations, human resources and equal opportunity issues.

  • Training

    VECCI is a registered training organisation offering short and accredited courses, onsite training and briefings.

  • Global (International trade)

    Documentation, consulting, training and market entry strategies to help you go global.

  • Occupational health and safety

    OHS consulting, training and assistance to ensure your people are safe at work.

  • Sustainability

    Onsite assessments, funding advice, compliance assistance and simple online programs and resources.

  • VECCI Apprenticeship Services

    A one-stop shop for Victorian employers seeking to hire an apprentice or trainee.