Position Available for OBC Executive Officer

The Orange Business Chamber Board is looking for an organised and efficient person to fill the position of Executive Officer of the Orange Business Chamber, commencing on Friday 2nd March 2018. This 20 hour/week position provides the administration and organisational link between the Orange Business Chamber Board, the members, Local Government organisations and the Orange Read the full article…

Business calls on political leaders to build a more competitive Australia

Together with the Australian Chamber and State and Territory Chambers of Commerce, the NSW Business Chamber has launched its Top 10 in 10 2016 Federal Election campaign, which calls on all parties to commit to a practical plan to build a more competitive Australia. “While other nations are embracing policies to make starting and growing Read the full article…

Budget 2016: Government Continues to recognise small business is too big to ignore

Small and medium businesses across NSW have been given the opportunity to grow, innovate and employ more staff as a result of a supportive 2016-17 Federal Budget released by the Turnbull Government, according to the state’s peak business group, the NSW Business Chamber.“For some time we have been articulating the need to extend the threshold Read the full article…

Crime Prevention Week: October 21 – 24

October 21 – 24 is Crime Prevention Week in Orange, hosted by Canobolas LAC – Orange Police. Police will be available in the CBD of Orange throughout the week, with information and tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime.DAY 1 – 21st October 2015RETAIL THEFTPolice will be in the CBD of Orange Read the full article…

Business Awards donation helps ODEEP to develop with assessment tools

Formal assessment tools might not sound fun or exciting like shiny new toys, but it is what Orange and District Early Education Program’s (ODEEP) staff will purchase using the money raised at the Banjo Business Awards gala dinner.The assessment tools are vital to ODEEP’s work with disabled and development-delayed children, and will provide staff with Read the full article…

New Franchising Code from January 1, 2015.

From 1 January 2015, the current Franchising Code of Conduct will be replaced with a new Franchising Code. The new Code is available on theComLaw website. On 9 December, the ACCC delivered a one-hour webinar to help franchisors, current and prospective franchisees and their professional advisers to make sense of the new Code. More than Read the full article…

National Broadband Network coming to Orange

The NBN Co announced on Monday 1 December, 2014, construction is set to begin in the next 18 months, by June 2016, to provide fibre-to-the-node connection to 16,000 premises in Orange, via the national broadband network. The upgrade will provide high-speed internet connection for Orange businesses and residents, with download speeds up to 10 times Read the full article…

Shop Small in November

Federal Member for Calare John Cobb has thrown his support behind a major campaign promoting small businesses across Australia called Shop Small, and has encouraged Calare residents to do the same. The month of November is Shop Small month across the country and Mr Cobb says it’s the perfect time to reward excellent Calare small Read the full article…

Girls in Trades: Work Experience Commenced

From September 1, female High School students from across the Central West, who registered for the Orange Business Chamber’s Girls in Trades: ‘Strengthen your workforce – Think outside the status quo – Think Women’ program, commenced work experience placements with local employers.The project supported by NSW Government through Women NSW, aims to facilitate work experience Read the full article…

Women’s economic opportunity to be driven by fresh new board

Minister for Women Pru Goward announced on Thursday 21 August, 2014 an impressive line-up of appointments to the NSW Council of Women’s Economic Opportunity.Ms Goward said she established the Council in 2012 to provide fresh thinking and advice to progress women’s empowerment, including access to secure, paid work.“These high calibre new members represent industries as Read the full article…