Support for Bushfire-Impacted Businesses 🫂

Is your business in a location impacted by the 2019-2020 Black Summer bushfires? Strengthening Business connects you with experts to help your business recover; become stronger, more resilient and better prepared for the future. 👉 Entrepreneurs’ Programme, Strengthening Business Who is eligible? You can apply if you: have a current ABN are not a trust […]

Agritourism 🌾

The department is making it easier for farmers to use their land for agritourism to complement their existing businesses. Including running activities such as farm experiences, cellar doors, cafes, retreats, roadside stalls, fruit picking and hosting small weddings. Simplifying the planning rules will help landowners to add value to their existing agricultural operations and encourages […]

NSW State Government Policies 📜

Stay in the know about the government’s goals for NSW! Click specific topics to learn more! 20-Year Economic Vision for Regional NSW NSW Economic Blueprint NSW Trade Statement Going Global NSW Turning Ideas into Jobs NSW Industry Development Framework NSW Visitor Economy Strategy Investment NSW Strategy NSW R&D Roadmap Aboriginal Outcomes Strategy   _____________________ Follow […]

Business Advisors & Programs in the Wingecarribee Shire

If you’re a business in the Southern Highlands, know that there is a variety of support surrounding the area! The following programs are FREE. Check them out to inform the best fit for your business.   Entrepreneurship Facilitator Program Name: Naomi Smith Title: Entrepreneurship Facilitator Organisation: Disability trust Area Covered (LGA): Wingecarribee, Shoalhaven Program Duration: Three-year contract – to June […]

Changing Demographics in the Southern Highlands 📈

During Small Business Month, Business Southern Highlands will be hosting an .ID (Informed Decisions) presentation that outlines the changing demographics in the Southern Highlands. This information is critical to business owners in the area who want to better understand their potential customers. VIEW THE SLIDES The presentation will cover various existing & forecasted demographic-related topics, […]

📝 Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan 2041

The Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan 2041 is a 20-year strategic planning blueprint. The draft plan sets out various visions, directions and community frameworks: Land Use Planning Framework Future Housing Future Jobs Future Infrastructure Healthy Environments Connected Communities   This plan focuses on collaboration between the NSW Government, Councils and the ACT Government, […]

Business Advisors and Programs – Wingecarribee Local Government Area

As a business owner in the Wingecarribee LGA (Local Government Area), it’s essential to know the network of support that is available. Click the relevant links for more information! Five Free Programs Entrepreneurship Facilitator Program Business Connect AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Strengthening Business Rewire Program Self Employment Assistance Program Additional Business Support AusIndustry Service NSW […]

Wingecarribee Shire Council LINKS