Six Degrees Highlight: Jennifer Bott AO Launches CICSH Report

At our last Six Degrees of Separation networking event on Thursday, August 18th, we were fortunate to host the launch of the Creative Industries Sector & Practitioner Report and Directory. It was an honour to have Jennifer Bott AO, in attendance, who launched the Report in a wonderful presentation. Download & Read The Full Presentation […]

🖼️ Sturt Gallery & Studios, COALESCE Exhibition

Australia’s pioneering design centre, gallery and school for contemporary craft is delighted to bring together a new exhibition showcasing outstanding craft and design at Sturt Gallery & Studios. COALESCE will celebrate the work of internationally acclaimed master weaver Jennifer Robertson, who creates her innovative work with state-of-the-art mineral fibres such as quartz fibre, titanium, basalt, […]

Six Degrees of Separation Recap – AUGUST 2022

A fabulous 6Degrees Networking night was held last week at Mental Gallery in Mittagong. BSH jointly launched the Creative Industries Cluster Sector and Practitioner Report. Thanks to Jennifer Bott AO for her invaluable insights – suggesting the next steps be a venue audit of the developed Southern Highlands and Arts Tourism Strategy.   The Directory […]

ℹ️ CREATIVE SPACE Southern Highlands – Information Day

Come and visit Creative Space at the Pop-Up Information Day in Bowral! All community members are welcome! 📅 WEDNESDAY 31st AUGUST 📍 Units 6-7, Kirkham Road, Bowral See what’s happening at Creative Space with Tania, chat with Mark & Michelle about TAFE opportunities and talk with Naomi about starting and running your own small business! […]


Women lead more than one-third of Australian businesses. However, they can struggle to find the resources to develop their leadership capabilities. CEW is pleased to offer a scholarship to an outstanding woman entrepreneur or owner/co-owner of a small business. This scholarship will help the recipient acquire the skills and knowledge they need to grow their […]

Six Degrees of Separation Recap – JULY 2022

Another hugely successful night at our monthly Six Degrees of Separation networking event on Thursday, July 21st! A warm welcome to all our new businesses, it was great hearing from all of you! These networking events continue to show the passionate and creative people of the Southern Highlands; we’re looking forward to seeing everyone at […]

Bundanoon Winterfest 2022

Winterfest Opening Night 2022 – An Island of Fun With fires, floods, and pandemics, community events have had a lousy run of luck in recent years resulting in many being cancelled. So, after two consecutive cancellations, when the Winterfest committee woke on the 2nd of July, the day of the opening night party, to torrential […]

Six Degrees of Separation Recap – JUNE 2022

It was incredible seeing those that made it to our Six Degrees of Separation networking event on Thursday (June 16th)! There were great topics of discussion which included new businesses, the Southern Highlands’ Festival of Lights and their upcoming fundraiser on June 30th, as well as concerns regarding the community at large. These networking events continue to […]

Six Degrees of Separation, Recap – MAY 2022

An incredible evening getting back into networking at the 6 Degrees event last week! A huge thanks to The Mill Cafe for hosting. Over 50 members enjoyed catching up on the 19th of May, with a presentation by Jan Campbell regarding the Festival of Lights, Hospitality and Community Care sectors workforce development round tables being […]

Small Business Trends for 2022

Have you got your business plan sorted for the New Year? Although many small businesses in the Southern Highlands are winding down for a break over Christmas, right now is a crucial time to plan where your business will head in 2022. Small-business owners need to stay aware of the changes and movements that are driving […]