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Cessnock City Council's dedicated business portal provides you with up to date and local industry information, maximising opportunities to nurture local business. 

Juggling the circus also known as working from home!

The current pandemic, infamously known as COVID-19 has provided the opportunity for innovation and new concepts focusing on working remotely for organisations across the world. Many people have been met with the challenge of trying to juggle full-time childcare, home-schooling and working from home while attempting to preserve as much productivity as possible. Maintaining a…

Support Australian Made, Grown and Owned

Now more than ever it is important to rally behind Aussie made products and support our Australian makers. The Australian Made Campaign is urging shoppers to support local manufacturers and growers in these unprecedented times. As the current COVID-19 crisis continues to develop with restrictions changing rapidly, businesses have been forced to think outside the…

Government delivers support in response to COVID-19

The Australian Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business and support households and the Australian economy as the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus. The targeted stimulus package is focused on keeping Australians in jobs and helping small…

Business in Profile


Kawul offers a unique and cultural dining experience celebrating the Wanaruah heritage in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Kawul is an indigenous owned restaurant offering native inspired cuisine using only the freshest local produce from local producers to create a ‘bush tucker vibe’ menu. Supporting local and organic grown produce Chef, Jayden and his…

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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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