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Giant new Campbelltown Bunnings opens doors for first time

Everything about the new Campbelltown Bunnings Warehouse is bigger and better. Located on the corner of Blaxland Road and Farrow Road, Campbelltown (pictured), it has opened its doors today for the first time. Bunnings say the new premises gives locals access to an even wider range of home and lifestyle products than was available at the current store. Spanning more than 17,000 square metres, around 5,000 square metres larger than the existing store, the new warehouse represents an investment by Bunnings of more than $40 million.   The new store has created more than 100 new jobs for locals, with around 150 existing team members transferring across, bringing the total Campbelltown team to more than 250.  The new Bunnings Campbelltown features a five-lane drive through timber yard, a… Read more »

Narellan business chamber elects new president

This is an incredibly exciting time for the region, says Steve Moore, the newly elected president of Narellan business chamber. “Sustained record residential and business growth prior to lockdowns, and the imminent aerotropolis construction, positions the Narellan region for extensive short term investment that all members can capitalise on,’’ Mr Moore said after taking over the chamber reins from Shaun Pereira. “As a chamber we have the opportunity to work closely with stakeholders such as local government, developers and Business NSW to grow our network and increase the value we can deliver to our members and sponsors through consistent internal… Read more »

Your favourite stores at Minto Marketplace ready to welcome you back

The gradual transition from the lockdown means all your favourite stores are back at Minto Marketplace, one of the most popular shopping precincts in the Campbelltown local government area. The fashion you love, the food you love and the services you love are all waiting for you. Since Monday, and as NSW revels in new freedoms now that we’ve reached and gone past 70 percent vaccination rates, the retailers of Minto Marketplace have opened their doors to welcome customers back. However, there are adjustments that have come with the reopening, including certain restrictions regarding capacity and trading limitations. The management… Read more »

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Selling goods and services to the government

Business owners, industry groups and members of the public are encouraged to have their say on how to make it easier for small, medium and regional businesses to sell goods and services to the NSW Government. Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope said the consultation would assist theRead more »


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 withRead 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 suppliersRead 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 isRead 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 rangeRead 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 manufacturingRead more »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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