Dear friends and colleagues, The Victorian Croatian Chamber of Commerce (VCCC) approaches the first anniversary since it first opened its doors to members. The following is an insight into our progress and attempts to give our members an advantage, whether their intention is to grow their business or advance their professional prospects. During the past […]


The Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival and The Butterfly Club presents: Ljubičica – Wild Violet is a heartwarming story of the hope, love and legacy of a Croatian wild flower, starring Josipa Draisma  21 – 26 June 2016 at 8.30pm  The Butterfly Club, 5 Carson Place (off Lt Collins St) In this exuberant cabaret, Josipa Draisma shares the deeply personal, but universal […]

Event: “A Commitment to Community”

by Franci Buljat Thursday 19 May 2016 The Victorian Croatian Chamber of Commerce hosted yet another successful evening titled “A Commitment to Community”. Members and guests had an opportunity to listen to three presentations on the topic that impact community – Aged Care and Recent Budget outcomes. Jenny Matic, Committee of Management member of the […]

VCCC? What’s in it for me?

by Vinko Šikić: Dear Reader, Last night, I’m proud to say that I attended yet another successful VCCC event, for those of you that couldn’t make it I’m sorry to say you truly missed out. One of our attendees of last night’s event posed an interesting question “What’s in it for me?” This is a question that […]

Innate Financial Services Group – Budget 2016 Overview

When it is all said and done, Treasurer Scott Morrison deserves credit for handing down a federal budget which impacted many but offended only a few. If there is a criticism, it is that this particular budget is more closely too aligned to Labor values than it is too Liberal values. Given that within a […]

Event: “Let’s get down to business!”

by Stjepan Antunovic: Thursday, 28th April The Victorian Croatian Chamber of Commerce (VCCC) hosted an evening titled “Let’s get down to business!” on level 5 of the International Chamber House in Melbourne. This evening event was well attended; it included a diverse group of professionals and business owners who were quite different in the sense […]

How to transform your presentation into a sure-fire success:

Pitching your business in a snappy, confident way can be the difference between a sale and a snub. Be confident, smile, make eye contact with your audience. Maybe you want to open your presentation with the joke. Seeing smiling audience will not only help you relax, but it would also assist in creating a trusting […]

Event / Lecture: Investment Opportunities in Croatia

Our beautiful crescent-shaped homeland with a coastline on the Adriatic Sea is emerging as a good property investment option What is it like to set up a business and enter the property market in a country with an unspoiled natural environment, a celebrated cultural and historical heritage and so much emphasis as a tourism destination? Did recent political changes make any progress […]

The Story, Horvat Wines

Although the Victorian Pyrenees was, prior to the Great Depression, a premium wine producing area, the wool boom of the 1940’s suppressed the wine industry, and the area became known for sheep farming. In 1980,  local business-man Andrija Horvat and his family moved to the small country town of Landsborough.  He had plans to continue […]


Australia’s most successful provider of service apartments, Quest, is seeking astute investors, financial planners and advisors. Established over 5 years ago, Quest are now entering into their 2nd 5 year Term, allowing the investor stable cash flow from both a well known Australia listed company and established business. Ballarat Quest apartments ( 7 Dawson street […]