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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”

Australia’s Ambitious National Packaging Targets

Australia’s ambitious 2025 national packaging targets have the Australian Government and leaders in sectors including food and packaging working together to create a more environmentally friendly country.   On the 25th of September, the minister for the environment, Melissa Price, joined leaders from packaging, retail, logistics, manufacturing, recycling and waste management businesses in a pledge … Continue reading “Australia’s Ambitious National Packaging Targets”

Australia Stands to Enjoy Income Gains Under the TPP

A new study, undertaken by economists from Brandeis International Business Schools and Johns Hopkins University, shows Australia stands to enjoy income gains under the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is based on an agreement among the remaining 11 members of the TPP showing the United State’s withdrawal in 2017.   The report projects %15.6 billion in net … Continue reading “Australia Stands to Enjoy Income Gains Under the TPP”

Talent Shortages – The Impact on Companies

Based on research of 39,195 employers in 43 countries and territories, it was found that an increasing amount of employers are struggling to fill open jobs. Forty-five perfect say they can’t find the skills they need, and for large organisations it’s even higher, with 67% reporting talent shortages in 2018.   Every industry is impacted … Continue reading “Talent Shortages – The Impact on Companies”

German Energy Storage Company Manufacturing in Adelaide

German energy storage company Sonnen will use the old Adelaide GM Holden factory to manufacture lithium-ion batteries, with the new production facility expected to be up and running within two months.   The site at Elizabeth will become Sonnen’s central shipping facility for the Asia and South Pacific Region. The announcement comes after the South … Continue reading “German Energy Storage Company Manufacturing in Adelaide”

Recipients of $19 million grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund

Fifteen companies from Victoria and South Australia have been names as recipients of nearly $19 million worth of grants under the final phase of the government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund.   Recipients of the grants include BNNT Technology, which will receive a $1.4 million grant to help produce its boton nitride nanotubes on an industrial … Continue reading “Recipients of $19 million grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund”

$1 million in Support Vouchers Granted to Victorian Exporters

Victorian businesses will get a boost into Asian markets following the release of a new round of export support vouchers by the state labour government.   The $1 million in vouchers are to help over 30 businesses ranging across local industries succeed in penetrating Asian markets by partnering them with industry experts.   Examples of … Continue reading “$1 million in Support Vouchers Granted to Victorian Exporters”

Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new HQ in Canberra

The Federal Government has opened the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new headquarters in Canberra, to enhance Australia’s cyber resilience in partnership with industry, businesses, universities, not-for-profit organisations and governments.   The Australian Cyber Security Centre forms a critical hub for the Joint Cyber Security Centres located in all capital cities, which facilitate partnerships between more … Continue reading “Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new HQ in Canberra”

FREE Business Seminars – August

Fairfield City Open Libraries is hosting a series of very practical business workshops and seminars for people who work in businesses of all shapes and sizes. Cumberland Business Chamber supports all initiatives of the Fairfield City Council to stimulate local business. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING. August 21 5.30pm – Whitlam Library, Cabramatta. Space Jump Media director … Continue reading “FREE Business Seminars – August”

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”