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This Western Sydney Airport precinct means business

Some of Sydney’s most anticipated property is now on offer with Western Sydney Airport starting the search for a development partner for the first stage of its on-airport business precinct. Located in prime position at the main entrance of Sydney’s new global gateway, stage one of the Western Sydney International Airport Business Precinct includes 13.25 hectares of airport land that will be highly connected by the M12 Motorway, upgraded major roads and Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport line. Western Sydney Airport CEO Simon Hickey said the call for expressions of interest represents the start of a once-in-a-generation opportunity to… Read more »

Host events, generate ideas, connect with fellow entrepreneurs

The NSW Government is helping small businesses bounce back from the pandemic with up to $640,000 in grants available to help organisations host events to generate new ideas and connect with fellow entrepreneurs. Grants of up to $2,500 for local councils and $3,500 for chambers of commerce, industry associations and not-for-profit groups are available to help them organise events for the fifth NSW small business month in March next year. State Member for Camden Peter Sidgreaves said small business month was a unique opportunity to help the state’s hardworking small business owners by offering events that teach them new skills… Read more »

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 »

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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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Business scholarships may go digital

Have you recently started a new business in Macarthur? Is your home based business starting to outgrow that space?  Would you benefit from working alongside other like-minded entrepreneurs who are also growing their business?  Do you need a business mentor and access to a variety of professional support services toRead more »

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Let’s hear it for Ashleigh

In March last year the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss. WHO said 34 million of these were children, and 60 percent of childhood hearing loss was due to preventable causes.  Ashleigh Toynton, a TAFE Digital graduate and Campbelltown resident, saw aRead more »

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How scholarships help small businesses find their feet

Four local small businesses immersed themselves in a business development and growth program over the past three months. It was all part of the second round of Campbelltown City Council’s business scholarships program. The program offers each participating business access to a co-working space for six months, e-learning resources andRead more »

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Shorrocks team will have you back on your feet in no time

You’re crossing the street in a leisurely fashion but you take off when a car suddenly appears. Unfortunately one of your calf muscles snaps, which is a serious injury because now you’re basically on one leg. Don’t worry, the experts at Shorrocks Human Movement & Rehabilitation Services will have youRead more »

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Icon Visual Marketing workshop hits the mark

Icon Visual Marketing led a successful marketing workshop for start-up and small businesses in partnership with Campbelltown Council last week. The workshop, entitled DIY Marketing Plan, was led by Icon Visual Marketing’s managing director Joe Papadatos, pictured below. Attendees included people at various stages of their business from a fewRead more »

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