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It will be raining free hot dogs when Bavarian restaurant opens at Mac Square

It will be raining free hot dogs when Bavarian restaurant opens at Mac Square

It will be raining free hot dogs when the Bavarian restaurant opens its doors for the first time at Macarthur Square on Saturday, June 29. As part of the opening celebrations, Bavarian Macarthur will give away 500 free hotdogs from 11am. But the Bavarian will bring much more to Macarthur than just its legendary pork knuckle, crackling pork belly and other German culinary classics. There is also the creation of 45 full-time and casual positions when the restaurant opens. Around 50 professionals and tradespeople worked on the project, located at the Menangle Road entrance to the shopping centre, directly below… Read more »

It’s a winner: program that reduces red tape for startups

It’s a winner: program that reduces red tape for startups

Camden Council has won State Government recognition for helping locals start their own businesses. Since August 2018 council has been offering the NSW Government’s Easy to do Business Program, which is designed to make the process of starting a new business easier by reducing the time required to go through government requirements and regulations. In less than nine months since its launch in Camden the program has helped more than 16 people start their own business in the area. Council was presented with a trophy at the inaugural Small Business Friendly Councils Conference in recognition of its success in running… Read more »

Online first port of call for consumers, but store staff still play vital role

Online first port of call for consumers, but store staff still play vital role

Warren Morrison inside his Sleeping Giant-James Lane franchise store in Blaxlaland Road. As the operator of the only Sleeping Giant franchise, Warren Morrison decided to sit back and wait when the company added the lounge and dining line by James Lane to the bedding products it offered the public. Having been satisfied that it would be something Macarthur residents would embrace, his Blaxland Road store introduced the new line as part of 21st anniversary celebrations as well as major refurbishment late last year. “I didn’t want to do it too early,’’ says Mr Morrison. “It was important to see whether… Read more »

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Campbelltown Council is ramping up its small business program for 2019 to help grow the local economy.

Council ramps up small business program for 2019

Just as a big year helping local firms comes to an end, Campbelltown Council is already planning new programs for 2019. As part of its 2018 small business program council delivered no fewer than 44 business workshops and events. Council now plans to ramp up is support of local businessRead more »

Mayor George Brticevic and Warren Morrison at last night's Sleeping Giant 21st birthday party.

Success comes off the back of family and good staff

For the past two decades a lot of people in Campbelltown and Macarthur have been sleeping on beds they bought from Warren and Sue Morrison’s Sleeping Giant store. In the next few years they will also be eating on tables and relaxing on lounges from this successful local business thatRead more »

Roula makes one of the best Greek salads this side of the Mediterranean.

A taste of Greece has landed in Mt Annan

A taste of Greek summer has found a home in Mt Annan. For the past month or so the lovely aromas of Roula Zafiropoulos’ home cooked Greek food has been enticing local residents to a new fast food outlet in the southern part of Mt Annan shopping centre (where ColesRead more »

Geolyse’s Greg Cooper, Matthew Thorne and Martin Haege, and Premise’s Patrick Brady, Anton van Velden, and Colin Duff.

Oran Park company joins forces with Queensland firm

Boutique Oran Park engineering company Geolyse has merged with Queensland-based Premise to create a single group that will deliver increased expertise with the same personalized service. Geolyse director Greg Cooper said it was an exciting announcement during this period of growth for both companies. “Our companies have been working towardsRead more »

Best & Less store manager Biljana Omcikus (right), pictured with assistant store manager Cassie Murray.

Store manager sold on value of work placement program

Over the past 16 years scores of local students have completed their one week’s retail work placement requirement at the Best & Less store in Macarthur Square. One student every week since 2002 has had the opportunity to work in the store and put what they are learning in theRead more »

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Macarthur thumbs up for fast tracking of business tax relief

Plans to bring forward by five years tax cuts will benefit more than 10,000 small and medium businesses in Macarthur. Businesses with a turnover below $50 million will face a tax rate of just 25 per cent in 2021-22 rather than from 2026-27 as currently legislated. Similar timing changes willRead more »

The inaugural micro business expo last October was a big hit

Micro business expo to go around again

If you have a small business and are looking for ways to gain greater exposure for your products or services, the Campbelltown Micro Business Expo is for you. The expo, which was very successful when held for the first time last year by Campbelltown Council, is an effective way toRead more »

October is Small Business Month.

Practical and free workshops on how to grow your business

A series of workshops to help people start or grow their business will be held in Campbelltown during October – Small Business Month. The workshops will be both free and practical and organised by Campbelltown City Council in partnership with the NSW Government. The program includes a wide range ofRead more »

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Learn how to make customers love your business

In June there were 29,359 registered businesses in the Campbelltown local government area, providing 49,690 local jobs. And the number of new local businesses is growing, with 4,016 new Australian Business Numbers (ABN) registered in the area in the 2017/18 financial year. In such a growing, competitive market it’s moreRead more »

Campbelltown civic centrre for some business advice.

Plenty of help to start a business or grow one

Business owners or people thinking of starting a business are invited to drop-in and get free expert help and advice from a service run at Campbelltown City Council on the first and third Thursday of the month. With the assistance of the South West Business Enterprise Centre, the drop-in businessRead more »


Liverpool poised to become third biggest CBD in the city

Up to 10,000 new homes and more than 22,000 new jobs will be created as part of plans to revitalise the Liverpool city centre in a collaboration between the NSW Government and Liverpool City Council. Planning and housing minister Anthony Roberts yesterday announced 25 hectares of land within the LiverpoolRead more »

Airport construction jobs should go to locals, say Labor's Greg Warren, right, and skills spokesperson Prue Car.

Call for Western Sydney Airport jobs to go to locals

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has joined Labor’s skills spokesperson Prue Car in urging the state and federal governments to prioritise local businesses when it comes to the construction of Sydney’s second airport. The next stage of tenders recently opened up for the $5.3 billion project at Badgerys Creek. The latestRead more »

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