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New Hunter Valley Jobs website launches

Cessnock City Council is urging businesses to assist in the test phase of a new local jobs portal and list their position vacancies for free. The new website, cessnockjobs.com.au, is being piloted to make hiring easier for Hunter Valley employers and job seekers.   The website is a one-stop online shop where businesses can advertise…

Business from biodiversity brainstorm – 19 November

Cessnock City Council is calling on local businesses to take part in a brainstorming workshop to discuss how Cessnock’s biodiversity can be used to market our area and broaden activities available to visitors. The workshop will take place at the Pokolbin Community Hall from 5.30pm to 7pm on Tuesday 19 November and all interested businesses…

Sponsorship opportunity! Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards

Expression of Interest by 25 September 2019 Promotional Opportunity for Local Business at November Event About the event: Since 1981, the Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Program has been rewarding and recognising projects around litter reduction, waste management, recycling, heritage, community spirit and other environmental areas in towns both large and small across the breadth…

Council tests new partnership with STEM education for longer term employment outcomes

Council’s teaming up with STEM Industry School Partnerships Program The Cessnock Local Government Area is the home of STEM education in Australia, and Cessnock City Council is breaking new ground forging a fresh partnership.   Council and the STEM Industry School Partnerships Program (SISP) will partner to champion how local government can play a leadership…

Major Grant secured for Kurri Kurri

$3.65 million secured for Kurri Kurri commercial centre upgrade Cessnock City Council has secured $3.65 million under the NSW Government’s Restart NSW Resources for Regions Fund to commence the Commercial Centre Masterplan for Kurri Kurri. The Masterplan was developed in consultation with the community to meet the evolving needs of Kurri Kurri residents. The upgrades…

Implementation of Hunter Valley Wine Country Signage Strategy

Council is currently rolling out the street signage component of the Hunter Valley Wine Country Signage Strategy, in the Pokolbin, Lovedale, Mount View and Wollombi areas.   The new signage, which includes street name signs and pictogram signs, is being installed at all intersections within ‘Wine Country’ as replacements for the existing street name signs…

Advancing Cessnock City through business engagement

Council’s economic development team is determined to make the region a better place to do business! Under the Advance Cessnock City partnership, the team are rolling out a survey to better understand the capacity of local businesses. Mayor of Cessnock, Councillor Bob Pynsent, urges local businesses to participate by completing a short 8-10 minute survey….

Cessnock Council negotiates to host Golf NSW tournament

Cessnock improves its swing to host Golf NSW regional qualifying tournament

Cessnock City Council is excited to partner with Golf NSW to grow the city’s reputation as a great golfing destination. The Council is negotiating to host a NSW Open Golf Championship Regional Qualifying tournament over the next three years. Golf NSW is now engaging with golf clubs in the Cessnock area that are interested in…

Learn how to do business with Cessnock Council

How to do business with Cessnock Council

Did you know that Cessnock City Council is a big customer when it comes to business and we love to buy locally! To make doing business with us easier we are launching an everything you need to know guide, to get us working better together.   In an effort to take the confusion out of…

Cessnock City businesses are the winners

Cessnock named in top ten cities thanks to our businesses

The secret is out, Cessnock has been named on TripAdvisor’s top 10 cities, as part of its Travellers’ Choice awards. It won’t come as a surprise to locals that Cessnock is one of the best locations to visit in Australia. Our businesses offer a high level of friendly customer service in Cessnock City which is…

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Doing business with Cessnock City Council

Cessnock City Council is pleased to advise that they have implemented VendorPanel Marketplace to simplify their procurement process.   VendorPanel is a secure web based procurement service used by hundreds of organisations including Government departments.   It’s an easy to navigate system that’s entirely FREE for suppliers, with no costs for signing up, receiving notifications…

Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation

Cessnock City Council is thrilled to announce we are taking the first steps in working towards our vision for a new and improved CBD.   Council has been working hard to advance the Cessnock experience for everyone. The Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation Program comprises a number of sub-projects which will deliver staged implementation of the…

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