SafeWork NSW Launches Consulation@Work Toolkit

January 16, 2018

SafeWork NSW has today launched a one stop shop online toolkit designed to help improve work health and safety consultation practices in NSW workplaces. The Consultation@Work toolkit provides a wealth of practical information which will assist NSW businesses to comply... Read more

Chamber Welcomes New Executive Officer 2018

December 20, 2017

The Armidale Business Chamber is delighted to appoint Tyler McDonald to the position of Executive Officer beginning in 2018.   Mr McDonald comes to the Chamber with a background in event management and small business employment, volunteering with Taste Festival... Read more

Incubator Support Initiative

December 20, 2017

New Program Guidelines and Expanded Regional Focus.   As part of the 2016-17 Budget, the Government announced that the initiative would be expanded to better reflect the importance the Australian Government places on regional development. The changes build on the current... Read more

Community Consultations – Proposed Closure of the Armidale to Wallangarra Rail Corridor

December 20, 2017

The NSW Government held community consultation workshops in Tenterfield on 11 December and Guyra on 12 December to discuss the proposed closure of the Armidale to Wallangarra train line and the government’s rail. Presentation+for+Guyra+consultation  

Half Yearly Review Highlights Opportunities For Small Business

December 14, 2017

NSW Business Chamber - Maximising your business potential  ................................... The state’s peak business organisation, the New South Wales Business Chamber, says the half-yearly Budget update provided by the NSW Treasurer, which shows an estimated surplus of $3.3 billion, demonstrates that... Read more

Overhaul Fifty Year Old HSC to set Students on Track for Work, Study and Life

December 14, 2017

As most would be aware, NSWBC has been lobbying for a long time that the school education does not prepare youth to enter the workforce. We continue to impart this message, and hope that any young person who has just... Read more

Latest Cyber Aware National report

December 7, 2017

   Following its release of the Cyber Scare Report earlier this year, the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner has now released the Cyber Aware National Report which highlights the increasing risk of cybercrime to businesses. The report provides results... Read more

EOI for Live and Local Music Festival April 2018

December 7, 2017

Armidale Regional Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from local performers that would like to showcase their talents at the LIVE AND LOCAL FESTIVAL – LOCALLY MADE AND PLAYED on 7 April and/or 14 April 2018. This mini festival will... Read more

Local Shopping a Worthwhile Investment into our Community

December 6, 2017

No doubt you’ve heard that Amazon has launched but we would like to support the NSWBC and take this opportunity to encourage the local community to shop local and support our businesses. Four key benefits are: -      Builds community -      Strengthens... Read more

Stronger Careers Advice will ease ATAR Stress and Deliver Better Job Outcomes for Kids

December 5, 2017

The NSW Premier announced last week an additional $20M in funding for Career Advisors. The program will deliver a re-vamped, industry-led model for careers advice which could ease student stress and set young people on the right path for a successful transition... Read more