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Taskforce wants to make Camden number one

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 economic growth in Camden and Ms Care is keen to get on with the job. “It is our intention that through the implementation of this plan, the Camden LGA will be recognised as the best place in Greater Sydney to live, work, invest and visit,’’ she said. Camden Council established CRET… Read more »

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 do Business program, which is being launched today, Thursday, May 24. Through the program, 30 government forms have been replaced with a single online application via Service NSW that will create opportunities for new businesses in the region. Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic gave one example of the requirements small business… Read more »

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 who will benefit from the Turnbull Government’s continued support for Aussie small businesses. “We are increasing the amount beverage companies can claim back on their excise and extending the concessional draught beer excise rate to smaller kegs, typically used by craft brewers,” Mr Taylor said. “This extra help will drive competition… Read more »

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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 »

Western Sydney Airport is opening up many opportunities for local businesses.

Western Sydney Airport opportunities: 700 industry reps at info day

Around 700 industry representatives will gather in Western Sydney today to find out how they can compete for the range of opportunities being created by the Western Sydney Airport during its construction and operation. WSA Co, the company established by the Turnbull Government to build the airport, will inform businessesRead more »

Sevaan Group

Sevaan Group: local manufacturer celebrates 20 years of growth

A local company which has just celebrated 20 years of success has proven the adage: manufacturing in Australia is dead, long live manufacturing in Australia. Sevaan Group in the Minto industrial estate is a cutting edge metal manufacturer that was borne from the amalgamation of two long standing fabrication companiesRead more »

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