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Small Business Friendly Council

MP Shire urged to make ‘Small Business Friendly Council’ commitment

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula (C4MP) is urging the local Shire to follow the lead of other Victorian local governments and commit to becoming a ‘Small Business Friendly Council’.

C4MP is hosting a luncheon on October 28 at the Mornington Racing Club, where the Victorian Small Business Commissioner (VSBC), Judy O'Connell, will outline the assistance her Office can provide local businesses, the advantages a ‘Small Business Friendly Council’ can bring and example of innovative approaches local government’s are deploying to support their business community.

Ms O'Connell address will include:

* The role and small business resource that is the Victorian Small Business Commissioner
* An Overview of the "Small Business-Friendly Council" initiative (and the process to support Council's living up to their Charter commitments)
*Why Council's have chosen to participate and practial examples of local government initiatives to support small business

Tickets available via the book now button below 
Members $75 and Non-Members $85
Ticket price includes 2 course luncheon and drinks at bar prices 



Campaign for ‘regional designation’ for the Mornington Peninsula continues…

Following the Committee for Mornington Peninsula’s presentation to the Victorian Opposition’s Shadow Cabinet, awareness and momentum is building for our case for change.

Media reporting of this key C4MP policy focus has generated further local examples where the lumping in of the Mornington Peninsula with greater Melbourne is disadvantaging local businesses and residents.


C4MP press for ‘regional’ designation for the Peninsula

The formal designation of the Mornington Peninsula as a ‘regional’ rather than a metropolitan community was a priority initiative presented to the Victorian shadow cabinet by leading local advocacy group, Committee for Mornington Peninsula.

The C4MP group urged the Liberal National Party Shadow Ministers to recognise that the Peninsula was not Melbourne and that successive State Government’s had failed to distinguish the region from the metropolitan area.