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Calendar of Events

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Sunday, March 29, 2020
  
 
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Events for the month of March 2020
 
Knox Festival 2020 (Day 2)
Sunday, March 01, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free community event - Day 2.
Celebrating diversity and community life in Knox.


LOCATION:
Wally Tew Reserve, Brennock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Festival and Events team   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
events@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/knoxfestival

Wiser Walker, Wiser Traveller
Monday, March 02, 2020
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
This program runs over three sessions (Monday 2, 16 & 23 March 2020 - not Labour Day) and will help you learn how to get around without using a car. Topics include: safe use of public transport and using Myki with confidence, tips for taxi use, community transport and support services available, travel planning and discounted travel passes and being a safe pedestrian. Morning tea provided.

LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Linda   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au

Enhance Business Efficiency with the Cloud
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ASBAS logo
This workshop is part of the ASBAS program, which provides low-cost, high-quality digital advisory services targeted at Australian small businesses.

For full details regarding the ASBAS program and how to register for this workshop, visit the web link below.

Cloud computing gives you access to your business data and applications anywhere, at any time. Vast improvements to connectivity, lower costs of online storage, and faster processing now allow solutions to be delivered reliably, securely, and easily for a monthly fee.

Determine whether the cloud is right for your small business. Understand the risks and how to manage them. Discover cloud-based accounting software, customer relationship and project management tools.

Here's a quick taste of some of the topics we'll discuss:

- Benefits of cloud computing for small business
- Free cloud storage such as Google Drive and Dropbox
- Integrations to consolidate your data
- Working remotely using cloud-based applications for mobile

This workshop is for small business owners who want to:

- Understand what cloud computing really means
- Streamline their processes and improve accessibility
- Walk away with increased knowledge of cloud-based applications


LOCATION:
Room 4, Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
WEB:
http://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Single Touch Payroll (2 sessions available)
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Australian Taxation Office
Are you an employer, or are you thinking of hiring workers?

Join us for this FREE 1 hour session to understand how your payroll tax and super reporting obligations, as an employer, have been streamlined, using Single Touch payroll.

Find out how you can automatically report payments such as salaries, wages, tax withheld and superannuation from your payroll solution each time you pay your workers.


LOCATION:
Room 4, Knox City Council Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Single Touch Payroll (2 sessions available)
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Australian Taxation Office
This FREE 2 hour face-to-face workshop is for small business employers with less than 20 employees who have attended a Single Touch Payroll: Introduction session.

If you haven’t attended Single Touch Payroll: Introduction you will need at least a basic understanding of single touch payroll to benefit from attending this session.

This session will also suit anyone involved with payroll procedures who wants to know more about using software to report through single touch payroll.


LOCATION:
Room 4, Knox City Council Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Eocnomic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Grant Programs @ Knox
Thursday, March 05, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Grants
Facilitator: Knox City Council, Community Partnerships team

Knox City Council has several grant programs which may be able to assist your organisation, group or club. At these workshops Council staff will present the aims, guidelines and criteria of Council’s current programs, followed by a more in-depth look at the Community Development Fund grants.
This is an opportunity for Council staff and other community organisations to share their knowledge, experience and ideas about grant projects and Council’s application processes, which may be of assistance to your organisation’s planning.

Please note applications for the 2020-21 Community Development Fund will open April 2020


LOCATION:
Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
WEB:
https://www.stickytickets.com.au/paavy/

Marketing Your Business - How to get it right the first time
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Small Business Victoria logo
An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money.

Find out why just a website and a Facebook page is not going to cut it at this back-to-basics workshop that will show you how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas.

Learn how to set marketing goals that work, get to know your customers better, clarify your Unique Selling Proposition and choose the right marketing activities to match your business. Then learn how to measure the success of your activities so you can make sure you’re achieving your goals.

Spanning market research, online, social media and customer service, this workshop will arm you with practical tools and templates, expert tips and advice, and a head start on where to access the right support in future.

*Please bring your fully-charged laptop/electronic device with you so you can refer to the online workbook in the workshop.

This workshop is the third in a series of four workshops. You can book workshops individually, or book and pay for all four to receive them at the discounted price of $60. Visit the web link below for more information.


LOCATION:
Room 3, Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Little Bumble Beeswax wraps workshop
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Laura is back by popular demand. Learn how to make edible food wraps, a great skill for a more sustainable household, avoiding plastics and wastage and keeping food fresh for longer.
Products will also be available for purchase on the day.


LOCATION:
Knox Library, Westfield Shopping Centre, 425 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Knox Library   
PHONE:
0398006470

Australian Citizenship Ceremony
Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Knox City Council hosts Australian Citizenship Ceremonies throughout the year on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs.
Ceremonies are open to invited candidates and a small number of their family and friends.
Further information is available on the Knox City Council Australian Citizenship page.


LOCATION:
Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South 3152
CONTACT NAME:
Robyn Sommers   
PHONE:
0392988000
WEB:
http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/Page/

Introduction to My Aged Care and home care support
Friday, March 13, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Introduction to My Aged Care and home care support
Do you or someone you know need help to understand and navigate My Aged Care so that you can remain living independently in your own home? Find out more about:
• What home care services are available
• What you are eligible for and how to apply
• The process of registering with My Aged Care
• Assessments and eligibility
• Home Care Packages
• Commonwealth Home Support Program

Details:
When: Friday 13 March 2020 10.00 am to 11.00 am
Location: Rowville Library


LOCATION:
Rowville Library, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Stud Rd, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Rowville Library   
PHONE:
0398006443

Flavours of the World – Tastes of Greece
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Come along and immerse yourself in this wonderful cooking experience. Our entertaining chef will teach you the tips and techniques in preparing some delicious Greek food to impress your family and friends. Morning tea and tastings included.

Time 10.30 am to 1.00 pm
Venue: Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
Cost: $10
Bookings essential: call Lisa on 9801 1895 or email onh@netspace.net.au (RSVP by 15 March 2020)


LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Lisa   
PHONE:
0398011895
EMAIL:
onh@netspace.net.au

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