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Get on board Camden Monopoly for a good cause

Get on board Camden Monopoly for a good cause

Local businesses and organisations will feature on the first ever Camden edition of Monopoly – and it’s all for a good cause. Camden Council, in partnership with Winning Moves Australia, is designing and producing 2,000 copies of the popular game. Council is now calling on local businesses to get behind the project. All funds received from the sale of the game will be donated to Lifeline Macarthur and the Camden Wollondilly Domestic Violence Committee. Expressions of interest will close on Friday, May 31. The game will also feature popular and landmarks from around the Camden area. A poll will be… Read more »

Trung Bui is only 31 but the world is his oyster

Trung Bui is only 31 but the world is his oyster

The word “inspiration’’ doesn’t do justice to the story of Trung Bui. His parents came to Australia from Vietnam in the 1980s. One of six kids, Trung grew up in the Housing Commission neighbourhood of Ashcroft, west of Liverpool. Now 31, this quietly spoken young man is successfully pioneering a new way in hospitality franchising with his Espresso Warriors. Last night he told the Ingleburn chamber of commerce that he was two years into a teaching degree when he realized that he was at university out of respect for his parents. “My parents wanted us all to get an education,… Read more »

Rob Mills: this butcher is a bit of a character

Rob Mills: this butcher is a bit of a character

Mt Annan butcher Rob Mills is a bit of a character. “I think I am well known for my crumbed chicken,’’ he says. “Not as many spices as KFC, but just as nice!’’ All I did was ask him what his speciality is; what his customers keep coming back for more at his popular butcher shop, Mt Annan Quality Meats. Mills did a butcher’s apprenticeship at Raby and then Camden when he was just 16 years old, and I ask him why. “I was young and dumb,’’ he fires back and then adds: “Everyone was saying, no, no, no, don’t… Read more »

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Phil Gould and the premier, Mike Baird, are coming to Camden this month to separate functions.

Footy expert and the premier mean business

While breakfast with the premier, Mike Baird, will be a major highlight of September – Camden Council Business Month, the appearance of rugby league figure Phil Gould won’t be far behind. Gould, who is currently the general manager of Penrith Panthers as well as commentator of the footy on ChannelRead more »

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Opal cards now at pop-up kiosk

Opal cards will be available at a pop-up kiosk on Holsworthy Station this Thursday, September 4 from 7am to 10am. Public transport customers can also obtain and top-up their Opal card at around 1,000 retail outlets across the state, to make using Opal even easier. “A pop- up Opal KioskRead more »

Small Business Week

Is your business becoming obsolete?

What if your business was becoming obsolete – and you didn’t even know? Shift is happening. Organisations can no longer assume that what worked yesterday will work again today – much less tomorrow. In order to simply survive, it is critical for leaders, businesses and industries to adapt and evolve.Read more »

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Premier in Camden breakfast date

The NSW Premier, Mr Mike Baird, will be the guest speaker at a business breakfast in the Camden Civic Centre next month being organised by the Narellan Chamber of Commerce with Camden MP Chris Patterson and Camden Council. The breakfast will be on Friday, September 12, between 7am and 9am. Mr Baird,Read more »

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Charisma is a business asset

Nathy Gaffney is a personal impact expert. She specialises in areas such as charisma, presentation skills and social intelligence and their role in business. On top of that, Nathy Gaffney has more than 20 years experience as a professional ”voice user” – singing, stage and presenting – and teacher. SheRead more »

Needs a circuit breaker: Queen Street, Campbelltown.

Campbelltown pushes for growth

Campbelltown Council says it has continued to work with key business districts to encourage fair and convenient access to restricted parking spaces, and to promote business growth. With an unemployment rate of 7.9, which is one of the highest among councils similar to Campbelltown around the edge of the SydneyRead more »

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One stop government shop here is a top notch idea

Bryan Doyle has welcomed the decision by the NSW Government to locate a Service NSW one-stop shop in Campbelltown. ‘‘I have been determined to have a Service NSW one-stop shop located here in Campbelltown. This is great news for the people of Campbelltown and the surrounding district,” the state memberRead more »

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Liverpool mayor Ned Mannoun guest speaker at networking event

The networking groups of Liverpool (ConnectFX, 4N, BNI, SWNG, SWSBEC Liverpool, Humanize and Liverpool Chamber of Commerce) with the support of the NSW Business Chamber and Liverpool City Council, have combined forces to present Networking@night. Liverpool mayor Ned Mannoun will be a special guest speaker and he will provide a brief update aboutRead more »

Social Media Etiquette

Slipped up on social media?

Learn what social media etiquette is and why you should be concerned with it. How many times have you seen it. Someone doing something just plain stupid on their Facebook Profile or Instagram account? The whole mentality of “it’s my personal profile” not my business is flawed. I know IRead more »

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10 networking tips for people who hate networking

Networking is a great way to generate more business, solve problems or make friends with like-minded professionals. But you’re not to sure what to do? You’ve been invited to a networking business event, better yet you’ve taken the initiative to go yourself. Don’t forget to take your business cards. ResearchRead more »

ConnectFX July 2014

ConnectFX a new way for businesses to inspire each other

Business owners in the Liverpool/Macarthur region have joined forces to create the next generation of business clubs, where the focus is on being inspired, learning and connecting. The club is called ConnectFX, has no membership fees, uses online technology to deliver content useful to its members and holds monthly events atRead more »

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