Social media not the sole solution to networking

Facebook is not the only way to network, according to Adrian Robb, chief executive officer of Bayside municipality in Melbourne. Bayside City Council first established a business network in 2004 to partner with the business community and support the local economy. The Bayside Business Network relies on both traditional networking methods and modern social media […]

Councils awarded for business excellence

By Staff Writer Mildura Rural City Council in Victoria has received a bronze award at the 2009 Australian Business Excellence Awards, held in Brisbane. Presented and managed by applied information services company SAI Global, the awards program recognises the achievements of competitive and progressive organisations that are innovative, sustainable and successful. Global head of assurance […]

Inner West councils join forces for regional business expo

By Austin Mackell Five Sydney councils have pooled their resources to steer local communities through the recession. Councils from Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay, Leichardt and Strathfield, joined forces to host the first Inner West Business Expo. Held over two days at various locations across their municipalities, the expo featured a selection of high profile business […]

More capacity building needed for regional businesses

By Rob O'Brien   It is a collaboration between local government and private enterprise that could be a model for small business development across Australia. Yet one of the directors of a drive to bring expertise to regional businesses is adamant about one thing – governments have failed the small end of town. Launched in […]


End of content

No more pages to load