As part of the Climate Change Fund initiative, the program will give households and small businesses a $200 – $1000 discount off the air conditioner installation price. The discount will apply when a high-efficiency air conditioner is purchased through an approved...
Labor’s plan to axe the lifting of the payroll tax threshold will penalise hundreds of small businesses in the Hunter region and discourage employers from putting on new staff, Hunter Business Chamber CEO Bob Hawes said this...
Mining is good for jobs, good for communities and good for NSW. That’s the key message of a new media campaign launched at the weekend by the NSW Minerals Council to highlight the tens of thousands of people in...
The wait is over - Belmont’s newest and trendiest retail store, ‘Oceanfire Surf’, opens its doors today, Thursday, August 2 at 9am. Late yesterday afternoon, Lincoln and Kylie Robards, and several good helpers, were working tirelessly to have the shelves...
The long tradition of surfing continues out Belmont way, with the Robards family taking over the local surf shop from the retiring Geoff Brinkworth, who was the face of Oceanfire Surf Co. for the past 39 years. Lincoln and Kylie...
More than 500 miners from the Hunter and across NSW will be attending the 2018 NSW Minerals Council Health, Safety, Environment and Community Conference (HSEC) in the Hunter this August. This is one of the NSW mining industry's most important...
The Australian Workers’ Union, acting on behalf of Hair Stylists Australia, is fighting back against a coordinated push from employers to trim the Sunday penalty rates of hairdressers by 50 percent. The AWU established Hair Stylists Australia last year to...
Coastal sightseeing, whale watching, cruise and event tours, departing from Honeysuckle Foreshore is the latest and greatest Hunter Coast adventure boat experience being floated out this weekend. CoastXP, the brainchild of 23-year-old ocean enthusiast Dominic May, launches on Saturday, June...
A new report into local employment and salary trends says the outlook for employment and wages growth is brightening on the back of increased business and worker confidence. The new look Employment Trends Report by, Hunter-based, Forsythes Recruitment and...
More jobs in the Hunter/Newcastle/Lake Macquarie region, and burgeoning mining royalties are in the pipeline, if the state takes advantage of the increase in demand for thermal coal. A new report on expected Asian demand for Australian thermal coal highlights...
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