Bellingen Chamber of Commerce
1 Sep

Invitation to be part of the Living Coast Festival this November

An Invitation to Event Organisers in the Bellingen, Coffs Harbour and Nambucca Region: Be part of the Living Coast Festival this November 2015   This invitation is to all organisers of festivals, exhibitions, markets, workshops, film screenings and other community events. Does your event celebrate the natural environment and / or encourage sustainable living?...
1 Sep

Tigerair flights from Melbourne

Tigerair Australia has just announced a brand new service between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne.   Effective 9 December 2015, return flights are available three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This airline service will add to the current Virgin Australia and Qantaslink Coffs Harbour to Melbourne route on Saturdays with an additional...
1 Sep

The Bellingen Magazine – September 2015, Issue 35

The Bellingen Magazine – September 2015, Issue 35 (click here to view full screen, or to download ‘right mouse’, then select ‘save link as’)
28 Aug

New Tigerair flights (Coffs Harbour – Melbourne)

NEWS FLASH – Tigerair flights from Melbourne Tigerair Australia has today announced a brand new service between Coffs Harbour and Melbourne. Effective 9 December 2015, return flights are available three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This airline service will add to the current Virgin Australia and Qantaslink Coffs Harbour to Melbourne...
28 Aug

NSWBC Circular – Award Variations – Accident Pay

Call us on 13 29 59 Circular – Award Variations – Accident Pay   A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has handed down a decision to insert accident make-up pay into 21 modern awards. Historically accident pay has provided employees who have been injured in the workplace with payment from the employer...
24 Aug

NSWBC Webinar: Creating successful advertising – the good, the bad and the ugly (26th August)

Call us on 13 26 96 WebinarCreating successful advertising – the good, the bad  and the ugly There is a perceived lack of awareness of small and micro business owners of the advertising self-regulation system in place in Australia. The Advertising Standards Bureau (ABS) if often told by small and micro business owners that...
24 Aug

Office of State Revenue Webinar (31st August)

The Office of State Revenue will be holding a webinar on grant opportunities for business on the 31st August from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.   For more details please click on the link below.   https://www.apps08.osr.nsw.gov.au/erevenue/sem/webinars.php?mode=topic&mode_value=149   Small Business Employment Incentive   The Small Business Employment Incentive Grant Scheme came into effect on...
20 Aug

Bellingen Events Hub

A group of local people who have been involved with festivals & events, past and present, in the Bellingen Shire have come together to clarify & define the procedures necessary when holding an event. The outcome, with the backing of Bellingen Shire Council, has been two fold.   We now have a dedicated space,...
20 Aug

August at the Chamber: Master the one page strategic plan | How to get more bang for your advertising buck |Who really owns your website?

      Call us on 13 26 96     August 2015                 Spring is around the corner, which is reason enough to shake off the winter coat and open the business to new ideas  and opportunities. Are you harnessing the energy of youth in the...
20 Aug

Urunga Mylestom Chamber of Commerce Breakfast (9th September)

Please find attached your invitation to attend the BREAKFAST Urunga Wednesday 9th September 2015 from 7am to 8:30am Guest Speaker Senior Constable Dave Fish, Crime Prevention Officer, Coffs Clarence Local Area Command Attendees will gain a snap-shot of current local security issues; an insight into the new techniques being used by the NSW Police Force to both prevent...
20 Aug

NSWBC Webinar: The purpose motive – Engaging GenY through making a difference (27th August)

Call us on 13 26 96 Webinar The purpose motive – Engaging GenY through making a difference Scores for staff engagement in many recent surveys indicate that too many people are disengaged with the work they are doing and the organisations they are working for, whether small, medium or large. GenY in particular are...
20 Aug

NSWBC Webinar: The 7 key principles of effective business ownership transition (27th August)

  Call us on 13 26 96 WebinarThe 7 key principles of effective business ownership transition Baby Boomers own 1.4 million of the 2.1 million privately-owned enterprises in Australia, and this generation is now well into its retirement cycle. Of these, some 80% need to sell to fully or partially fund their envisaged retirement...
18 Aug

Community and events grants currently open

Please find below a couple of grants that have now opened.   ETC Community Fund – http://us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=bc6c2e3c1e82e0f93076006a2&id=8cea9c6d1f&e=7e8dda02ee The ETC Community Support Fund is designed to help organisations reduce disadvantage, generate opportunity, increase support services and/or build capacity in the communities in which ETC operates. Organisations can apply for up to $15,000 each and applications...
13 Aug

Small Business Employment Grant Roadshow (17th to 18th August)

The Office of State Revenue is undertaking a roadshow to promote grant opportunities for business in your region. We encourage you to attend this event.   The Roadshows will be of interest to both small and large businesses with information to be provided on how to apply for the:   Small Business Employment Incentive...
13 Aug

Somthing for everyone at the 2015 Bellingen Music Festival (18th to 20th September)

From Argentina to Australia, America to Japan, the Tango to the Charleston, the 2015 Bellingen Music Festival will bring old and new classical music from cultures around the globe. Experience world music, contemporary harp and recorders, fabulous rising stars of chamber music, local favourites Akabella and the Youth Orchestra and much, much more… including...