Member Login




Call the Business Hotline 13 26 96

Latest News

Hunter Business Chamber regularly provides statements and the views of the regional business community on important policy issues. Recent statements are listed below.

Media Icon
Chamber urges fresh look at liquor laws
02 July 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber has welcomed news of a possible review of the Newcastle liquor laws, after hosting a meeting between NSW Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello and key business stakeholders in Newcastle today.
more
Media Icon
Hunter economy reeling from impact of COVID-19
25 June 2020
Regional labour force statistics for May released today paint a devastating picture of the impact of COVID-19 in the Hunter region, with about 36,000 jobs estimated to have been lost in May and youth unemployment in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie area having skyrocketed to 26.8 per cent.
more
Media Icon
New ways of work to increase Hunter’s millennial appeal
23 June 2020
The Hunter stands to benefit from an ongoing shift to the regions by young people, especially in the wake of COVID-19, the Hunter Business Chamber says.
more
Media Icon
Small business grants to jump-start engine room of the economy
17 June 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber has welcomed news of restart grants of up to $3,000 to help small businesses reopen and scale back up after the COVID shutdown period.
more
Media Icon
Chamber welcomes construction stimulus package
04 June 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber has welcomed the Federal Government’s building and construction industry stimulus package that will offer grants of $25,000 to assist eligible home builders and renovators with projects.
more
Media Icon
Last days to apply for some COVID-19 assistance programs
29 May 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber is reminding businesses that applications for some government assistance programs will close in coming days.
more
Media Icon
Williamtown set to take off with SAP announcement
28 May 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber has welcomed today’s announcement by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro of a Special Activation Precinct (SAP) at Williamtown.
more
Media Icon
Workers comp premium freeze brings relief for business
27 May 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber and Business NSW have welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to freeze workers compensation premiums, which will save businesses across the state more than $300 million.
more
Media Icon
Chamber welcomes relaxation of venue restrictions
22 May 2020
The Hunter Business Chamber has welcomed the State Government’s decision to expand patronage allowed in venues such as cafes, restaurants and pubs to 50 people from June 1.
more
Media Icon
Unemployment figures hide true impact of COVID
21 May 2020
Regional labour force figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics paint a grim picture of unemployment in the Hunter, but the Hunter Business Chamber has warned the real picture is likely to be worse than the statistics suggest.
more
Displaying results 1-10 (of 32)
 First  Prev 1 - 2 - 3 - 4  Next  Last 
For further information and all media enquiries please contact:

Ph: 02 4969 9600


Terms and Conditions  |   Privacy  |  Contact  |  Site map