Inspiring Local Action

GROW Gippsland inspires local businesses to take action in the way they do business with the view that many small actions lead to big changes.

Grow Gippsland inspiring business to create change

Connect with local businesses and suppliers

  • Gippsland Business Connect (GBC) is a digital community and noticeboard that allows business to business connections to occur. List your business, network with others, share announcements and events, learn from articles written by the experts in their fields and find local suppliers for the things your business needs. Sign-up to Gippsland Business Connect to publish your projects and connect with local suppliers.
  • Industry Capability Network (ICN) is an online business network that introduces companies to projects large and small. Tender opportunities are listed and businesses are supported to access these tenders through the ICN Gateway. The ICN administers the Victorian Industry Participation Policy (VIPP) on behalf of the Victorian Government. Sign-up to the Industry Capability Network to search tender opportunities or to identify yourself as a supplier. 


Grow Gippsland assisting employers to support locals

Read the GROW Compact

By signing the GROW Gippsland Compact your business commits to looking for opportunities to redirect spend towards local businesses and to creating better social outcomes. These social outcomes can include buying from social enterprise, Aboriginal business, or businesses that pro- actively employ job seekers with barriers to work.

As a GROW Compact Member, we will assist in the identification, delivery and measurement of your businesses individual GROW objectives.


Read the GROW Compact now.

GROW Gippsland - Machine Worker Discussion

Purchase local goods and services

GROW Gippsland relies on the work and commitment of each organisation involved in the program.

If you have recent stories, case studies and success stories you would like to share with the regional network on the action your business has taken to create positive local and social impact we would love to hear from you.


For the most up to date information and resources, sign up!