#RecoveryWeekend Campaign

  #RecoveryWeekend is a new campaign encouraging people to spend their tourism dollars in New South Wales (NSW) in 2020. Across Australia, and especially in our state of NSW, it’s been an extraordinarily difficult start to 2020 with so many affected by the bushfire crisis. It’s impacting our tourism industry, with many cancelling their holiday…

Safer Internet Day for businesses and communities

  Tuesday, 11 February is Safer Internet Day. On Safer Internet Day, millions of people around the world unite to raise awareness about online safety issues and inspire positive change. Celebrated in over 150 countries, the Safer Internet Day theme is: ‘Together for a better internet’. In Australia, the eSafety Commissioner is responsible for managing…

Business Backs the Bush in a Practical Way

The NSW Business Chamber has launched its new campaign to help communities suffering from the impacts of bushfire and drought. The campaign, Backing The Bush is a website where companies of all sizes can pledge their promise to hold a board, management or staff meeting in one of the impacted areas between now and the end…

Bypass Planning Meeting Update

With more than sixty attendees gathered for the Update on January 21, the stage was set for an interesting meeting. People were there for information and that’s exactly what was delivered from a range of speakers. Tony Gant from Transport NSW opened proceedings and informed those gathered that traffic would be flowing on the bypass…

Upper Hunter Shire Australia Day 2020 Awards

Media Release supplied by Upper Hunter Shire Council. Our way of saying ‘thanks’ Music, barbecues, citizenship oaths, inspiring stories from our Ambassadors, cricket and splashing around at the pools, marked Australia Day 2020 in the Upper Hunter Shire. Australia Day Ambassadors Paralympic swimmer Taylor Corry, food and wine expert Lyndey Milan and gardening presenter Graham…

Bypass Planning Open Meeting – 21st January

Scone Chamber in conjunction with Upper Hunter Shire Council will be holding a “Bypass Planning Open Meeting” – this meeting is open to all business and community members. Points for discussion include: Street Revitalisation Update Steps required to make Scone a “destination town” Signage – How to attract people off the bypass and anything else…