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Pokolbin Business Networking Event

An event not to be missed! Friday 10th June at 12noon at Grand Mercure Hunter Valley Gardens Cessnock City Council’s Economic Development team will present the latest in a series of business networking events funded by the Bushfire Community and Resilience and Recovery Fund (BCRRF) provided through the joint disaster recovery funding arrangement between NSW…

Single Use Plastics Ban

The NSW Government is banning certain single-use plastic items. This will prevent nearly 2.7 billion plastic items from entering the coastal, marine, and bushland environments of NSW over the next 20 years. From the 1st of June 2022, the supply of lightweight shopping bags will be banned in NSW. From the 1st of November 2022,…

Support Local gets a health kick this May

Cessnock City Council’s Economic Development Team has five $100 gourmet gift hampers from Shop Hunter Valley to give away as part of its ongoing ‘Support Local’ campaign. For the month of May, Support Local is all about health and wellbeing. Residents are encouraged to post a photo of themselves to Facebook or Instagram and give…

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Featured Business

Galah Cyber Pty Ltd

Galah Cyber Pty Ltd is owned and operated by young local lad, by the name of Cole Cornford. Cole started up his business a little less than a year ago and now has a team of three employees providing cybersecurity services that range from free small business advice to technical assessments of source code, DevOps…

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Business Study

Three in four Cessnock businesses intend to expand or grow in the next two years according to the Business Capability Study 2019. 713 Businesses were surveyed to better understand industry and businesses in the city.

Skills Audit 2018

Two out of five businesses in Cessnock City said they were experiencing skills shortages in our comprehensive Skills Audit conducted in 2018.

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Our Partners

Cessnock City Council acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our offices and operations are located, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.