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Local hotels offered grants for energy saving projects

Grants of up to $25,000 for energy saving projects are up for grabs for small and medium hotels to help them lower their power bills. Federal member for Hume Angus Taylor, pictured, whose electorate includes a substantial part of the Macarthur region, says hotels, motels and serviced apartment complexes with up to 99 rooms will be able to access grants of up to $25,000 for energy-saving projects. Mr Taylor, who is also the Morrison Government’s energy and emissions reduction minister, says there will be at least 400 grants on offer as part of the $10.2 million hotel energy uplift program…. Read more »

Government procurement policy boost for jobs

Small, medium and regional businesses are reaping the benefits of the NSW Government’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) and Regional Procurement Policy, with the NSW Government spending more money with SMEs and regional businesses. In the 12 months since the policy commenced on February 1, 2019, spend with regional suppliers increased by 19.6 per cent or $255 million, while spend with SMEs increased by 3.8 per cent or $337 million from the previous year. Finance and small business minister Damien Tudehope said the SME and Regional Procurement Policy was helping family businesses and entrepreneurs to supply goods and services to… Read more »

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 »

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Bryan Doyle

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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