Brimbank Buzz - Tuesday 14 July

News and What's On - Tuesday 14 July

Discover: Learning in Brimbank Course Guide
The latest edition of Discover: Learning in Brimbank has a full list of low cost and no charge, courses and programs available at Brimbank’s community centres, neighbourhood houses, libraries, leisure centres and the Hunt Club Community Arts Centre.

What sort of classes you ask?

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Languages
  • Health and Fitness
  • Social Activities
  • Music and Dance
  • Jobs, Finance, and Business Skills
  • Sustainable Living

Download a copy of the course guide or get one at a customer service centre, your local community centre, neighbourhood house, Brimbank library, or leisure centre.

Calling Brimbank Businesses - Small Business Festival Victoria 2015
The Small Business Festival Victoria 2015 offers more than 350 free or low cost events, information and support for small business operators.

So take advantage of the many opportunities at the festival, including network with like-minded business owners and experts from industry associations, federal, state and local government.

More than 36,000 people attended the festival in 2014. Discover ways to grow your business, including these workshops happening in the West:

  • Starting Your Business Workshop Wednesday 5 August, 6–9.30pm ($30)
    Starting your own business can be daunting. Making the right moves early can set your new business on the road to success. This workshop covers carrying out a feasibility study, determining the best company structure, and preparing a business plan.
    Where: Keilor Municipal Offices, 704B Old Keilor Highway, Keilor
  • Success Outside Home Office Walls: Mastering the Transition Wednesday 12 August, 9.30am

    This one day event is jam packed with workshops on grants, financing and business planning. Hear about all things small business, expansion and growth related. Take a tour of the Western BACE to see available resources and opportunities to generate ideas, collaborate, and leverage linkages in a state of the art space.
    Where: Western BACE, 222 Ferris Road, Melton South
  • Business Networking Seminar Wednesday 19 August, 6–8pm ($30)
    Approximately 87% of business is generated by networking, so you need to do it well. This seminar will provides you with the tools you need for effective relationship building and business development.
    Where: Keilor Municipal Offices, 704B Old Keilor Highway, Keilor

To register for any of these events go to Brimbank Businessfest 2015 or email

Community Governance Training, Thursday 23 July, 10am–12noon
Brimbank community groups are invited to attend a training session on budget, funding and fundraising ideas. This session help your group with practical advice to plan your budget and fundraising practices.

Registrations are essential and close on Friday 17 July.

Where: VISY Cares Hub 80B Harvester Rd, Sunshine

Bookings: Brimbank Community Governance or phone 9249 4418.

New Leisure Centre Activities Timetable
Residents are invited to check out the newly released timetables of activities at Sunshine and St Albans Leisure Centres, with 88 classes now available.

The centres offer programs to suit all ages, interests and fitness levels – including strength classes, cardio classes, and classes designed specifically for older residents.

There's a membership options to suit you, and you 'try before you buy' when you sign up for a seven day guest trial pass.

Contact your nearest Brimbank Leisure Centre or visit the brimbank website to download the new fitness timetables and/or apply for a seven day guest trial pass.