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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 aware several local councils were planning to submit funding proposals to the Regional Growth Fund. “This is an opportunity to ‘think big’ on new or expanded projects,” Mr Taylor said. “I look forward to working with local organisations to deliver more jobs and more opportunities through this Fund.” The federal member… Read more »

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. Representatives of local employers, group training organisations, state training services and TAFE answered many questions. Attendees were then able to choose the relevant employers and/or group training organisations to speak to about various careers. Joshua was linked with TABMA who specialise in the employment of trainees and apprentices within the timber,… Read more »

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  to learn how to minimise risks. In a statement issued today, Mr Taylor said malware could shut down a small business overnight. “Sitting at the centre of our economy as they do, small businesses, in particular, are vulnerable,” Mr Taylor said. “As a strong supporter of Hume small businesses, I… Read more »

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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 »

Monster Meals

Monster Meals take care of your kids’ healthy lunch packs

The latest Macarthur mumpreneur is reaching out to busy local families with a lunch box venture that’s just what the doctor ordered. Harrington Grove mum of one Connie Sherwin recently launched Monster Meals, a service offering healthy school lunch packs for children. Mrs Sherwin is at the helm of MonsterRead more »

Kendra Strudkwick

Our chambers of commerce mean business in November

We’ve almost reached the end of another year, but local chambers of commerce still mean business. The party hats are certain to come out in December, but during November our major business organisations chambers are still talking about the value of networking, future plans and the importance of engaging withRead more »

instant asset write-off

Local firms take advantage of instant asset write-off offer

Local small businesses have taken advantage of the Federal Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data Hundreds of these businesses were in the federal seat of Hume, and included 325 in Camden, 275 in Narellan, 115 in Picton, 75 in Bargo, 35 in Tahmoor, 75 in WarragambaRead more »

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