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Hospitality, hairdressers must use Service NSW QR code

Hospitality businesses and hairdressers in Macarthur, along with all others across NSW, are being reminded to download and use the NSW Government’s Service NSW QR code for registrations, or risk serious penalties, with the new rules taking effect from January 1, 2021. The government’s Service NSW QR code system is fast, free, accurate and private, says customer service minister Victor Dominello. “The consequences of non-compliance and complacency when it comes to electronic record keeping are serious – it puts people’s health at risk and destroys jobs,” Mr Dominello said. “The feedback we’ve received from contact tracers is that the Service… Read more »

Main street businesses join forces with council

Residents are being encouraged to shop locally this Christmas with a series of On Q Christmas specials to support businesses on Queen Street. As part of the On Q activation project, retailers, cafes and restaurants have partnered with Campbelltown Council to offer the booklet which contains vouchers for a range of deals from more than 40 businesses valid throughout December. On Q is a year-long program to test and trial new ideas within the Queen Street precinct to help inform long term plans to improve the area’s aesthetic, accessibility and liveability while also helping local business to thrive. “Small businesses… Read more »

Boost for advanced manufacturing centre in aerotropolis

Another local Western Sydney manufacturer has signed a Letter of Intent with the NSW Government and plans to play a role in the Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility (AMRF) at the aerotropolis next to Western Sydney Airport. Romar Engineering’s presence will boost the Western Parkland City’s aerospace, defence and medical manufacturing capabilities. The company has been operating in Western Sydney since it was established in 1968 and has excelled at advanced manufacturing with knowledge in precision molding, micromolding and medical device manufacturing. “Now this local business wants to go to the next level and the AMRF will be a state of… Read more »

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Hospitality, hairdressers must use Service NSW QR code

Hospitality businesses and hairdressers in Macarthur, along with all others across NSW, are being reminded to download and use the NSW Government’s Service NSW QR code for registrations, or risk serious penalties, with the new rules taking effect from January 1, 2021. The government’s Service NSW QR code system isRead more »

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Main street businesses join forces with council

Residents are being encouraged to shop locally this Christmas with a series of On Q Christmas specials to support businesses on Queen Street. As part of the On Q activation project, retailers, cafes and restaurants have partnered with Campbelltown Council to offer the booklet which contains vouchers for a rangeRead more »

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Boost for advanced manufacturing centre in aerotropolis

Another local Western Sydney manufacturer has signed a Letter of Intent with the NSW Government and plans to play a role in the Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility (AMRF) at the aerotropolis next to Western Sydney Airport. Romar Engineering’s presence will boost the Western Parkland City’s aerospace, defence and medical manufacturingRead more »

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Born in Macarthur: digital marketing platform for small businesses

Icon Visual Marketing, a company that has been operating in Camden and Campbelltown for almost 20 years, has created a new marketing platform for small and medium size businesses. Called Odee, the start-up is the mastermind of Icon’s marketing experts. It has just been launched and is being initially offeredRead more »

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Macarthur online business advice initiative is going live

Online initiative Open for Business is going live this Friday. Local experts will share their knowledge when social media platform Good Morning Macarthur holds Open For Business – The Live Event. “During these tough times, small business owners who have needed guidance often did not have the support network toRead more »

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Mental health workshops part of 2020 small business month program

Mental health workshops will be part of this year’s Camden Council small business month program. To celebrate small business month and mental health month in October, council has put together a program for local business focusing on mental health awareness, creative business planning and hands on art therapy. The SmallRead more »

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Camden Council green light for Covid-19 support grants

Local small businesses and community groups will benefit from almost $420,000 in funding as part of Camden Council’s Covid-19 support grants. The grants, which are a part of stage two of council’s Covid-19 support package announced in April this year to support both businesses and residents, were given the greenRead more »

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Online marketplace to boost local economy

Local businesses can now list services and products with Camden Council for direct support during and after the current economic climate created by Covid-19.  Council has launched VendorPanel Marketplace which encourages suppliers to register their details so they can be sought for quotes on goods and services required by CamdenRead more »

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Thumbs up for business scholarship program

Small business people who have participated in the Campbelltown Business Scholarship program have nothing but high praise for it. One previous scholarship recipient, Yogesh Chavan of Good Source, said the course was a fantastic opportunity. “I feel empowered in so many aspects of businesses which I never thought about before,’’Read more »

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Everyone will win when Western Sydney International takes off

Western Sydney International will mean that for the first time in Sydney, airlines and passengers will have a choice about which airport they want to use, says Simon Hickey, the new man at the helm of WSA Co. The former Qantas International chief executive officer and Lendlease chief financial officerRead more »

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It’s no longer business as usual

Given the nature of the pandemic, all hands should be on deck, and all available tools should be used to get our local economy moving again, says Adriana Care, chair of Camden Region Economic Taskforce (CRET). “We are working hard to provide support and education, so that our businesses canRead more »

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How overcoming adversity made Stacey Copas resilient

Stacey Copas has created a framework of resilience based on her own experience of overcoming the adversity of becoming a quadriplegic at the age of 12. She is the author of How to be Resilient, and an international keynote speaker and facilitator on finding the opportunity in change and adversity.Read more »

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