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New date for Better Business Summit Melbourne

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, the Melbourne leg of the Better Business Summit and Better Business Awards 2021 has been moved to July.

Last week, the Victorian government announced ‘circuit breaker’ restrictions to curb the spread of a COVID-19 outbreak in the local community.

Under new limits to social movement, Victorians cannot leave their homes unless they need to:

  • exercise; 
  • buy essential and necessary goods/services; 
  • provide or receive medical or caregiving support; 
  • attend authorised work or permitted study; or 
  • get a COVID-19 vaccination.

The measures are expected to be in place until 11.59pm on Thursday (3 June).

As such, the Victorian leg of the Better Business Summit and Better Business Awards 2021, run in partnership with NAB, has been moved.


The event, which was originally scheduled to take place during the day and evening of Thursday, 3 June, will be postponed until Wednesday, 14 July 2021.

The Adviser is following the official advice from the Australian government Department of Health and the VIC Health very closely. At this stage, there has been no direction from any official department which would impact The Adviser on holding events such as The Better Business Summit in Melbourne in July. Should circumstances change, further communications will be sent out.

Delegates who have purchased a ticket for the Better Business Summit day conference and/or the Better Business Awards at the Crown Towers Melbourne will be able to use their existing tickets to attend.

If anyone with an existing ticket is unable to attend the event on the new date of Wednesday, 14 July 2021, they may transfer their registration to a colleague or friend, or – alternatively – request a credit note. 

Please contact Ishan Lewis via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 9922 3300 for further information on transferring tickets or requesting credit notes.


Better Business Summit 2021

The Better Business Summit, run in partnership with NAB, is an award-winning conference and awards program for mortgage and finance professionals.

Themed ‘Better Connected’, over the course of the 2021 conference, brokers will hear inspiring stories of resilience and fortitude – with keynote speakers Saroo Brierly telling his incredible and moving story of reconnecting with his biological family in India (on which the movie Lion is based), and Thankyou founder Daniel Flynn demonstrating how perseverance and passion can effect change and turn the business-as-usual model on its head.

As well as providing inspirational and thought-leadership content, the summit is packed with professional development content.

The Adviser team will unveil exclusive findings from the Consumer Access to Mortgages Report session to showcase what borrowers want from the mortgage experience and how brokers can help achieve it.

Broker referral partners (estate agents, buyers agents and accountants) also reveal the key trends they’re seeing in the home buying journey in their local area, and what they most want from their brokers to maximise strategic partnerships.

The summit also includes a live recording of the Elite Broker podcast, to showcase how leading brokers navigated the path to success and what they think of the current market.

Business coach Stewart Bell, founder of Audere Coaching & Consulting, will delve into how brokers can master their workflow, capacity and energy in three key areas, giving brokers the best chance of staying out of the admin and being front-and-centre with clients.

The final session of the day will hear from performance and wellness coaches as they unpack techniques to help brokers connect with their wellbeing so that they can ensure they can outperform competition, engage their intuition, and detox their day for improved work/life balance and increased professional performance.

The Better Business Summit 2021 is a not-to-be-missed event and tickets are still available for the next events, including Adelaide (17 June) and Sydney (24 June).

Make sure you don’t miss out by securing your place now! 

Tickets can be purchased here.

[Related: Final week for Better Business Awards submissions]

New date for Better Business Summit Melbourne
New date for Better Business Summit Melbourne

Are you a new-to-industry broker in the process of growing your business? Then there’s some great news: The Adviser’s New Broker Academy is back in 2021 and will provide you with essential insights into cutting-edge tools, strategies and processes to fast-track to success. Don’t miss your chance to attend. To secure your FREE place, visit newbroker.com.au now!

Annie Kane

Annie Kane is the editor of The Adviser and Mortgage Business.

As well as writing about the Australian broking industry, the mortgage market, financial regulation, fintechs and the wider lending landscape – Annie is also the host of the Elite Broker and In Focus podcasts and The Adviser Live webcasts. 

Contact Annie at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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