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What You'll Find Here

EI Team Updates

Messages from our Management, Board & Team

EI Virtual Events

All events are virtual right now! Come join us online, learn, thrive and grow.

EI Programs

Programs to help you
learn and grow.

Other Events

Here are some virtual events from people we know, like and trust.

Health & Wellbeing

COVID-19 Useful Links

Here are some useful links from people we trust who can advise regarding COVID-19

Roadmaps for Melbourne and Regional Victoria

Metro Melbourne Roadmap

First Step – 14/9/2020

Second Step – 28/9/2020

Third Step – 26/10/2020

Final Step – 23/11/2020

Covid Normal

Industry Restrictions


Victorian Stage 4 Industry Restrictions Guidelines

Identify your industry sector and the carefully closed, open and restricted operations list to see where you fit.

COVID Safe Plan FAQs

FAQs to help you understand what a COVID Safe Plan is, whether your business needs one and your obligations as an employer.

Use this COVID Safe Plan template and guidance to create your COVID Safe Plan.

COVID Safe Plan guidance (DOCX 82.95 KB)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) business support

Information on restrictions and support to help your workplace plan and respond to coronavirus.

Business Support Package

Support to help businesses and workers through to the other side of the coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Government COVID-19

Australian Government COVID-19 WhatsApp

Australian Government Economic Impact


Defer PAYG Payments 1800 806 218

Beyond Blue

New call line open 8am – 8pm 13 28 50

Coronavirus Business Support

Job Keeper Payment

Register Your Interest for Job Keeper Payment

Rules for Application

Sole Trader & Partnerships Payments

Smarty Grants 

Knox Council

Melourne City Council

Monash City Council

Victorian Business Support Fund

Grants and Assistance 0 Business Support

Victorian Government Press Releases

1/7/2020 – New Restrictions for Melbourne Hot Spots

30/6/2020 – COVID19 Restrictions Reinforced – Statement from the Premier 

17/04/2020 – Skilling Up Victorians To Get Through The Coronavirus Crisis

09/04/2020 – Backing Victorian Industry To Boost Supply Of Ventilators

Resources We Recommend

More Ways to Get in Touch

We’d love to connect with you however you’d prefer. Reach out and connect with us.

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Reach out to us and we would love to hear how we can move forward together!