Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

Business News

20 Mar

ATO’s Business Assistance Program

If you are new to business please read below for information about the ATO’s Business Assistance Program.   The ATO’s Business Assistance Program is available to all new small business owners to help them understand their tax and super obligations.The program can help small business owners with everything from their obligations as an employer, to how...
19 Mar

Council’s Community Grants Programs

Please view the following email from Bellingen Shire Council regarding Community Grants Programs. There is an opportunity to provide feedback by participating in a survey here: ——————————————- Good morning everyone, I trust you are all well and enjoying this beautiful weather. Firstly, I want to advise, for those who may not be aware, Anna...
19 Mar

North Coast News & Views No. 14

North Coast News & Views No. 14 North Coast Destination Management Plan 2018-2021 launched The Destination Management Plan for the North Coast of NSW was launched last Friday in Port Macquarie by the Tourism Minister Adam Marshall, local member Leslie Williams and Destination North Coast Chair Cameron Arnold. In launching the Plan, the Tourism...
12 Mar

Bellingen Chamber Event: Well-being for small business owners – Wednesday 21st March

Running your own business can be exciting and rewarding. It can give you autonomy and allow you to unleash your creativity and autonomy, both of which nourish our sense of wellbeing. However, small business owners work some of the longest hours in the country, often with little support or back up, so not surprisingly...
9 Mar

Bellingen Co-Working Group Event – Dealing with difficult conversations – Thurs March 15th

Come along to Bellingen Co-working Group’s latest event, Dealing with difficult conversations (see   Difficult conversations are difficult, that’s why we avoid them or attack them, and in process damage or even ruin important relationships. This is probably happening in your personal life or in your business, right now.  Engaging in the art of listening is...
9 Mar

Current Grant Opportunities – March 2018

Please view the following attachment for a list of current funding and grant opportunities from Bellingen Shire Council.     Download attachment here: BSC-Grants-Notification-March-2018.pdf        
8 Mar

Chamber Matters – March 2018

Welcome to my first Chamber of Commerce news column, where I will provide regular updates on events and issues of interest. Please feel free to send comments or questions to me at   Business closures There has been some concern about a spate of business closures in Bellingen. It’s a fact of business life that shops and owners come and...