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Hospitality industry ready to wine and dine more as restrictions ease

Hunter Valley restaurateurs are eager to welcome back and wine and dine more people under a relaxation of COVID-19 rules. Gatherings in outdoor public spaces and group bookings at restaurants will be increased to 30 people following the announcement of restrictions easing from Friday 23 October. The changes will provide a big boost to the…

Widen your horizons with grants galore

For many, finding suitable grants can be a difficult task, however knowing where to look and who to talk to makes it that much easier! Cessnock City Council’s Economic Development Unit are here to support you and your business to provide information on opportunities available to help your business grow and succeed. Grants are designed…

Cessnock Customer Service Awards return with a virtual twist!

Cessnock businesses have shown incredible dedication to their customers in 2020, adapting and changing their practices to fit the challenges of COVID restrictions while still offering top customer service to the community. In recognition of these qualities, the Cessnock Customer Service Awards are returning in 2020 for their 11th year since revival in 2010. In…

Business in Profile


If you require promotional material; still and moving images for your portfolio; Marie and her team offer their professionalism, expertise and enthusiasm to any project they lay their creative hands on. Marie’s passion for film and photography came at an early age as a little girl who experienced growing up surrounded by classical art museums,…

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Cessnock Business Events

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.

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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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Cessnock Under Construction

Updates for local businesses during the Cessnock Commercial Precinct Project works.

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