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The Business of Climate Change

The Goods Shed Kennedy Street, Castlemaine, Victoria

|| Business of Climate Change Event – New Date! || You’re invited to come along to THE BUSINESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM and find out about funding, finance and subsidies to help your business cut emissions, save on power bills and reduce waste. We’ll hear first hand from local businesses who have made the switch […]

Disability Access Guide Launch

The Taproom 1-9 Walker Street, Castlemaine

The Mount Alexander Shire Disability Advocacy Group and Business Mount Alexander invite local businesses and service providers on: Thursday, July 1st 2021 5.30–6.30pm Shedshaker Taproom @ The Mill to the launch of the Disability Access Guide for the Mount Alexander Shire. MASDAG, with the financial support of Mount Alexander Shire, has published an access guide […]

Business Mount Alexander Retailers Forum

The Taproom 1-9 Walker Street, Castlemaine

Join BMA for a Retailers Forums and help formulate a plan to increase economic spend in our Shire. What are your pressing concerns as a retailer in our Shire? How can BMA work with you to help achieve your business goals? What messages can we convey on your behalf to council to support our local […]

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Mount Alexander Business Awards

Castlemaine Town Hall 25 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine, Vic

Save the date for this year's bi-annual Mount Alexander Business Awards on Thursday 2 December 2021 at the Castlemaine Town Hall. Congratulations to all nominees. Finalists will be announced soon. Come along to this wonder event to help celebrate business in the shire. Details on how to book will be available soon.  

Late Night Shopping

The Village Square Frederick Street, Castlemaine, Victoria

BMA is excited to support retailers by hosting two late-night shopping events: on Friday 10th and Friday 17th December. Traders are being encouraged to remain open until 8pm on both these days to maximise the increased customers in town. BMA have partnered with Council to provide live entertainment and activate the streets. The Village Square […]

Late Night Shopping

The Village Square Frederick Street, Castlemaine, Victoria

BMA is excited to support retailers by hosting two late-night shopping events: on Friday 10th and Friday 17th December. Traders are being encouraged to remain open until 8pm on both these days to maximise the increased customers in town. BMA have partnered with Council to provide live entertainment and activate the streets. The Village Square […]

Drinks at The Guildford Hotel

Join us for BMA Social Drinks at the Guildford Family Hotel. Meet the new owners - Megan and Tom, and find out what’s in store for 2022, 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Dinner options available. RSVP: gen@businessmountalexander.org.au Please note that this event will take place with strict COVID regulations in place.

Castlemaine Fringe ‘Creative Connections’

The Taproom 1-9 Walker Street, Castlemaine

Business Mount Alexander will be launching it's newest project showcasing the economic value of our local creative industries at this Castlemaine Fringe Creative Community Connection event!! Fully catered with complimentary drinks on arrival and entertainment from MaCapella Singers and Milla Dance. Hear from Merryn Tinkler, Council’s new Manager of Culture and Economy who will be […]

Workspace Australia Networking Drinks

Workspace Australia 1 Halford Street, Castlemaine, Vic

Meet the BMA Committee and hear the latest news impacting our local business community at Workspace Australia Networking event. An opportunity to socialise with other businesses at the Halford Street business hub over drinks and nibbles. RSVP gen@businessmountalexander.org.au

Main Streets of Australia Week | 16 – 22 May

Even before COVID, many main streets were struggling and, in some cases, dying, for reasons beyond their control; the introduction of internet shopping and development of shopping centres both came as a huge blow. With more than 2 million small businesses in Australia, and many of these on our main streets, they do an enormous […]

Creative Connections Conference | 25 & 26 May

Phee Broadway Castlemaine Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine, Victoria

Creative Connections is a two-day conference, hosted by BMA, to address the need for cross-sector collaboration and capacity building within the creative sector, with a focus on empowering creative practitioners with skills to operate as small businesses. The conference will engage participants from diverse segments of the local creative and business communities. The stimulating program […]

Annual General Meeting – 20/21

St Florians Templeton Street, Castlemaine

Thanks to last year’s COVID disruptions and lockdowns, we did not host a 2020-2021 Annual General Meeting. We’re making good on this oversight by having a very routine, run of the mill AGM on Tuesday, 28th June where we will accept the financial report for the 2020-2021 year. It is the intention of the current […]