Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

Business News

11 May

PM sets out 3-step plan to restart the economy

The federal government has announced a three-step plan to lift restrictions and re-open the Australian economy in July. The treasury stated up to 850,000 jobs will be restored through this process.   Health authorities will assess the impact of steps, anticipated to take four weeks each, to protect against the second wave of COVID-19...
25 Apr

Member’s weekly link-up – Wednesdays 8am

In the times of COVID-19 isolation, we are holding a regular weekly catch-up event to share and support our business community. Contact us to be included on the invite email.   When: Wednesdays 8am Where: Online Zoom meeting
21 Apr

Business Australia: Commercial Rent Relief | JobKeeper Update | Protecting Your Network | Managing Remote Teams

Following the Federal Government’s announcement to implement a rental relief code of conduct to support landlords and tenants during the COVID-19 crisis, state governments have begun to introduce measures to help. Find out more here.   In this update, details on how to enrol for the April JobKeeper payment with the ATO, tips for...
21 Apr

John Barilaro Adam Marshall Media Release – Funding to help bushfire-hit farmers rebuild boundary fending bordering public

Please find attached information with regards to funding for farmers/landholders that were affected by the bushfires in terms of lost fencing.  While the majority of impact specific to this is likely to be on the plateau, please share far and wide so those who might benefit can access a share of the pie.  ...
21 Apr

Business NSW: $10,000 Small Business Grants now open

The NSW Government is providing financial support of up to $10,000 to ease pressures on small businesses and non-profit organisations suffering as a result of COVID-19. Applications of this grant are now open for eligible businesses.   Further details including; eligibility and how to apply can be found on the Service NSW website below....
21 Apr

Business Australia: Your invitation to a Q&A with NSW Treasurer

Business NSW CEO Stephen Cartwright will host a live tele-town hall forum with NSW Treasurer The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP to discuss the State’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.   Held over the phone, this socially distanced town hall event will allow you to listen and ask questions about the resources available to businesses....
21 Apr

Business Australia: JobKeeper Update | Intellectual Property | Thrive Strategy | Mental Fitness

Enrolment is now open for the federal government’s $130 billion JobKeeper Payment scheme. The scheme supports businesses significantly affected by the coronavirus to help keep more Australians in jobs. Enrol now. In this update, learn the importance of IP, how to develop a survive and thrive strategy for your business and maintaining mental fitness...