Membership Special Offer Now Available

Chamber Membership Fees have been reduced for the 2020/2021 Year from $135 to $99. Join Scone Chamber to take advantage of this special offer. Interested in joining the Chamber for the first time? Apply here. Current Members – invoices will be sent by the week beginning 8th June. The Chamber understands there have been far…

Drought Support Program for Small Businesses

On the 23rd March RFCSNR launched the Rural Business Support program to support Small Businesses in drought-affected communities experiencing financial hardship. Their aim is to assist eligible small businesses impacted by drought and now COVID-19, to better cope and understand their financial position and provide information, referral, advocacy and to identify options with the aim…

COVID-19 Video Business Directory

As a new initiative during the COVID-19 crisis, Scone Chamber of Commerce has launched a Video Business Directory to highlight it’s Member’s stores. Watch this playlist to hear from the store owners about their amended trading hours and how they have changed their businesses to facilitate a safe experience.

Coronavirus Fact Sheets

  In response to the Coronavirus, the Australian Government has released a set of Fact Sheets designed to simplify and explain aspects of the stimulus package for business and individuals. You can download the Fact Sheets below.   Temporary-relief-for-financially-distressed-businesses Supporting-the-flow-of-credit Support-for-Retirees Support-for-business-investment Payments-to-support-households Income-Support-for-Individuals Cashflow-assistance-for-businesses Assistance-for-severely-affected-regions-and-sectors Overview-Economic-Response-to-the-Coronavirus

Business Update – March 20

In our last Newsletter we said that we would provide resources for businesses in Scone when we became aware of them. This latest information attached may be of assistance.  As a member of the Chamber, you have access to a several free workplace and legal advice calls.  Click here for details of that entitlement. The Business…

Business Update – March 2020 Coronavirus

The evolving situation in relation to Covid-19 is of great concern on a personal and professional level to business in Scone. There are many things that we can control – there are seemingly more at this point that we can’t. The Chamber will endeavour to keep abreast of the measures put in place to assist…

Funding Announcement

“The Destination NSW regional event funding programs will give organisers a chance to put forward sporting, arts, cultural and lifestyle events that bring an economic and social boost to their town.” The two funding streams now open will offer: Flagship Event Fund – grants of $20,000 to support event marketing activities to attract visitors from outside…

#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…