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Slowly but surely WSA jobs set for takeoff

Slowly but surely WSA jobs set for takeoff

Western Sydney Airport has reached another major milestone, with companies now invited to bid for a major contract to undertake the mammoth task of clearing and levelling the site. At almost double the size of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport, considerable work is required to transform the undulating 1780-hectare site at Badgerys Creek into an operational airport by 2026. The difference in height between the lowest and highest point of the site is the equivalent of a 12-storey building – requiring the levelling of 22 million cubic metres of soil to make the airport site flat. The Turnbull Government welcomed the announcement… Read more »

Small business development program focus on female leaders

Campbelltown City Council has released its latest Small Business Development program, which has a particular focus on supporting leadership development for women in the coming year. Council has worked with several training providers to develop a varied program of workshops, development programs and mentoring opportunities for the 2018-19 financial year. The program targets several industry sectors and, for the first time, includes the Women in Business Leadership development program. There is also a new business incubation scholarship program that will give four new or aspiring businesses the opportunity to work from the South West Sydney Business Enterprise Centre co-working space… Read more »

Sleeping Giant prepares for move back to new look premises

Sleeping Giant prepares for move back to new look premises

The Sleeping Giant store on Blaxland Road was relocated in late March to premises about 100 metres away. But so many items had to be transported from the old premises to the new temporary one, owner Warren Morrison says they allowed two weeks for the move. Mr Morrison, who estimates that around 1,000 items were trekked to the new premises, says it all went smoothly. “We allowed two weeks for it and we got it done in a week, the bulk part of it,’’ he says. “And hopefully it will be a week going back.’’ Hopefully many of the bedroom… Read more »

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Badgerys Creek airport will be ready in 2026.

Slowly but surely WSA jobs set for takeoff

Western Sydney Airport has reached another major milestone, with companies now invited to bid for a major contract to undertake the mammoth task of clearing and levelling the site. At almost double the size of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport, considerable work is required to transform the undulating 1780-hectare site atRead more »

Campbelltown business chamber has a good representation of women in its executive.

Small business development program focus on female leaders

Campbelltown City Council has released its latest Small Business Development program, which has a particular focus on supporting leadership development for women in the coming year. Council has worked with several training providers to develop a varied program of workshops, development programs and mentoring opportunities for the 2018-19 financial year.Read more »

Sleeping Giant owner Warren Morrison in the temporary premises along Blaxland Road.

Sleeping Giant prepares for move back to new look premises

The Sleeping Giant store on Blaxland Road was relocated in late March to premises about 100 metres away. But so many items had to be transported from the old premises to the new temporary one, owner Warren Morrison says they allowed two weeks for the move. Mr Morrison, who estimatesRead more »

Adriana Care

Taskforce wants to make Camden number one

“This is a strategy for business – it unashamedly encourages the establishment of new businesses in the Camden local government area and intends to facilitate better business outcomes.’’ Speaking is Adriana Care, chairperson of Camden Region Economic Taskforce Limited (CRET). The taskforce has launched its strategic plan to facilitate economicRead more »

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Red tape gets the flick to help new businesses up and running

Starting a new business can be quite a challenge, with countless forms to fill out, regulations to consider and agencies to contact. Campbelltown City Council has partnered with Service NSW to simplify the process for locals to set up a cafe, small bar or restaurant, through the Easy to doRead more »

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Here’s cheers to lower taxes for craft beer brewers

Craft brewers like Smeaton Grange’s Stockade Brewco – which will soon expand operations into Goulburn – will no longer pay additional tax, allowing them to compete on fairer terms with large beverage companies. Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor said this was great news for craft brewers and distillers whoRead more »

Fisher's Ghost Festival parade last year was held at twilight for the first time as part of a bid to boost the local night time economy.

Consultants will now focus on how to boost our night time economy

Campbelltown Council says it wants to boost the local night time economy as part of its message to the world that “Campbelltown is open for business’’. It has engaged consultants Deloitte to develop a night time economy strategy and action plan for the Campbelltown CBD. Deloitte were also engaged toRead more »

Regional Growth Fund will boost regional economies, says MP Angus Taylor.

Jobs and growth, that’s what this fund’s for, says Taylor

Jobs, jobs, jobs is the aim of the federal government’s $272 million Regional Growth Fund. Local MP and Turnbull Government minister Angus Taylor says the Fund was set up to support major projects that delivered long term economic benefits to regional areas such as Macarthur. He said he was awareRead more »

Joshua Reid, 15, picked up a pre-apprenticeship at an mwlp linking youth information night.

Jobs night for youth a game changer for Joshua, 15

Joshua Reid, 15 years old and disengaged from school, attended the recent mwlp linking youth Jobs for Youth Night with mum Claire. Over 300 guests attended the apprenticeship and traineeship information night held at Wests Leagues Club, where they heard from experts and learnt about the many opportunities available. RepresentativesRead more »

Local MP and federal minister Angus Taylor

Small businesses urged to act to counter threat of cyber crime

Hume small businesses need to wake up to the threat of cyber crime and take steps to protect personal information and operating systems, says local member and federal minister for law enforcement and cyber security Angus Taylor. He says the Federal Government wants businesses to look at websites like StaySmartOnline.gov.au Read more »

Western Sydney Airport

Airport company off to market for massive earthworks

Western Sydney Airport is a step closer to becoming reality with WSA Co set to go to market for main earthworks and airside pavements on the airport site. WSA Co, the Federal Government owned company established to deliver the Western Sydney Airport, has released two separate procurement packages to marketRead more »

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