New payment times reporting law

The Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 that received Royal Assent on the 14th October is good news for small business owners in that it will enable them to use publicly available information to make more informed choices about potential customers. The Act comes into effect on 1st January 2021 and requires ‘reporting entities’, defined as … Continue reading “New payment times reporting law”

Expansionary fiscal policy – is it on target?

We’re living in unprecedented times good people.  After decades of consistent economic (GDP) growth, the mining boom, immigration boom,  education boom, tourism boom & real estate booms in different states at different times all creating sharp surges in aggregate demand for goods & services for a while,  we’re now seeing worrying contractions in many of these sectors, all of them significant wealth generators for Australians.   … Continue reading “Expansionary fiscal policy – is it on target?”

Five Things Every Australian Manufacturer Should Know

By Rebecca Hegarty ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’ – this iconic opening to Charles Dickens’ A Tales of Two Cities, resonates even more poignantly for Australian manufacturers in the ‘Age of COVID-19’. The current climate has both tested manufacturers and forced manufacturers to become resilient, creative and forward … Continue reading “Five Things Every Australian Manufacturer Should Know”

Morning Tea at “Workary” to learn about Western Sydney Airport

Workary and Studio 2166 at the Whitlam Library, Cabramatta is one of the savviest investments Fairfield Council has made to support business entrepreneurs. Drop in to see Manjit Uppal or Bernie Garling who will warmly welcome you and show you the extraordinary tech and digital facilities available for FREE to members, small businesses and the general public.

CBC’s Leadership Forum with Special Guest Speaker, Riccardo Bosi

Riccardo Bosi is sought after by governments and heads of corporations for his unique leadership and business development acumen. Cumberland Business Chamber is proud to have him to speak to our members and friends who are ‘the captains of industry’ in the small and medium sized enterprises of Western Sydney. Former Special Forces officer Led Australian … Continue reading “CBC’s Leadership Forum with Special Guest Speaker, Riccardo Bosi”

Visit CSIRO Manufacturing – August 22

Cumberland Business Chamber is supporting this unique event arranged by the Cumberland Manufacturing Centre: a tour of CSIRO Manufacturing facility at Lindfield. Meet scientists and engineers that support innovation for manufacturers. The former Commander of  Indian Army General Arun Sahni is their special guest – he has offered his time to talk to SME businesses … Continue reading “Visit CSIRO Manufacturing – August 22”

Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund

Supported by the Commonwealth Government, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is calling for Australian manufacturers to submit their project ideas, with the new $4 million Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund (AMESRF) to help take their concepts to the next level. The fund will run from 2017/2018 to 2020/2021 with up to $1 million … Continue reading “Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund”