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Bushfire Recovery stimulus continues to back business

Around a thousand local businesses are to be connected and workshops planned to help local businesses prepare for natural disasters following Cessnock City Council securing more funding under the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund. 10 business networking events and 15 Business Disaster Recovery and Disaster Preparedness Workshops will be held in various locations across…

Funding now available to reboot the Business events sector

$5.5 million is now available to business event organisers to host conferences, conventions, training courses, trade shows and exhibitions in regional NSW to give the state’s visitor economy a significant boost. The NSW Government’s Business Events Industry Support package – part of the $51.5 million Tourism Support Package – will turbocharge the state’s business events…

Strong draft budget with over $12 million for roads

Cessnock City Council wants your feedback on the draft 2021-22 Operational Plan and draft Budget for the next year. Despite the economic impact of COVID-19 Council has managed an impressive $35 million Capital Works Program and remains in surplus. Cessnock City Mayor Councillor Bob Pynsent said continued sound financial management over the last few years…

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Smart Training and Consulting Group

Smart Training and Consulting Group is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) operating across Newcastle and the Hunter. They take a “back to basics” approach to training delivery with all of their programs including face to face sessions and hands on learning. Smart Training and Consulting Group aim is to optimise successful learning outcomes for students enabling their graduates…

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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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