by Adrian Payne Today, Australia is among the world’s largest, most successful and efficient producers of commercial livestock and a leader in the export of red meat. Cattle were first brought down-under by the First Fleet in 1788. Five cows Continue reading Australian Meat Industry – a National Treasure …
The Hon. Charlie Lynn – Member of the Legislative Council Respect for NSW politics has taken a battering with ICAC’s recent trawl through its underbelly. The hearings have led to the downfall of a Premier, a Minister and a couple Continue reading Factional Cancer Riddles Politics in NSW
by Daniel Moisyeyev, B. IT In my last article I took the opportunity to express my discontent with how little opportunity my generation (Generation Y) has in Australia – and why it was the case. I would like to thank Continue reading The Budget is not Tough Enough
As a new financial year approaches, Council has released its budget blueprint that shows Sydney Hills residents where their money is being spent to improve the Shire throughout 2014/2015. The $180 million Hills Shire Plan is on exhibition for public Continue reading What Projects are in The Hills Shire Plan?
A forest of building cranes on the skyline will signal Parramatta’s explosive growth in the development market. The phenomenal expansion is testament to the perfect storm of positive opportunity for the Sydney’s “Central CBD,” blessed with excellent transportation, central Metro Continue reading Parramatta’s Explosive Growth in the Development Market
Karen Doughty – Manager TAFE NSW, Parramatta Office When looking for staff, is the grass really greener on the other side, or should managers water the grass they already have? For a business to function with ease, it is important Continue reading The Grass Can be Greener If You Nurture Your Existing Staff
Erin Adams, Business Development and Marketing Specialist – The HR Department Every day we experience customer service – on occasion it is excellent but more often than not it is average to poor. What does this say about each of Continue reading Customer Service, What Level of Service are You Providing?
Stephen Frost, Managing Director, BREED-Education, Employment, Economic Development The latest youth (15 – 24 year olds) unemployment figures are an eye opener: Blacktown 15.8%, Castle Hill 12% Parramatta 16.8%, well over the national average of 12.4%. There are pockets of Continue reading The Time to Act is Now!
Last month Andrew Barker introduced you to how Bartercard can help business owners to grow their business. This month we feature two restaurateurs, Tracey Cantle, from The Crows Bar and Dus Pravasenung, from Five Star Thaitanic who discussed how they Continue reading How Bartercard Can Help Business Owners to Grow Their Business
Zoltan Jorden – Glass Tint Solutions Let me first say, that clear glass has its place. It does many things really well, not least of which is to allow us to see what’s on the other side at the same Continue reading Glass Films & Decoration