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Hot Kitchen Trends This Year

Hot Kitchen Trends This Year

The kitchen is considered the heart of every home. With everyone forced to stay indoors to slow down the spread of COVID-19, kitchens are seeing more traffic than any place in the house.  In addition to preparing meals, most people prefer to eat, talk, and even work at the kitchen table, a reason you might want to consider a kitchen renovation. Depending on the condition of your kitchen, a few simple upgrades should give it a fresh new look and improved functionality. 

Friday, May 08, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (1178)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Running a Small Business: How to Reduce Outgoings and Boost Profits

Running a Small Business: How to Reduce Outgoings and Boost Profits

Do you run a small business?

 

Among all the challenges of a small business, perhaps the most important to overcome is that of cash flow. Some business owners seek real guidance from those who have survived a similar situation and have experienced big business success in the end.”

 

Money tips for small businesses can help you thrive in today's tough economy.

 

These tips represent real ideas to help you lower your overheads and cut your costs while still reaching your target consumer base and growing your business.

 

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (895)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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The Small Business Support Fund

The Small Business Support Fund

Applications open now! The Small Business Support Fund has been created to provide fast relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19. Grants of up to $10k are available to small businesses, not for profits, and sole traders. For full eligibility criteria and to apply head to https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-small-business-covid-19-support-grant Service NSW

Sunday, June 07, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (652)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Australian Government’s small business wage subsidy

Australian Government’s small business wage subsidy

Registrations are now open for the Australian Government’s small business wage subsidy, to cover 50% of the apprentice’s or trainee’s wage paid during the 9 months from 1 January to 30 September 2020. For more information: contact an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network provider: https://hubs.ly/H0qrPkB0

Sunday, June 07, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (289)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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WINDMILL TRUST APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

WINDMILL TRUST APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of the Windmill Trust Scholarship is to support professional artists from regional NSW to develop and or present their work. This scholarship provides assistance towards the cost of, independent artistic research or practice such as studio rental, material or labour costs, professional development and education, presenting work in new ways, exhibiting work such as framing, space rental, promotion, artists' fees, freight, installation and documentation.
The Funding available for each individual or group will be up to $10,000 + GST.
Applications are now open and close 23:59 AEST Sunday 19 July 2020.
More information HERE »

Sunday, June 07, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (466)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rural News

Still banking on agriculture's potential 20 years on

Still banking on agriculture's potential 20 years on

Remember when agribusiness conglomerate Elders had just been granted a banking licence and teamed up with Bendigo Bank?
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (18)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Negotiations continue on Mount Pleasant | Video

Negotiations continue on Mount Pleasant | Video

Negotiations are continuing on the Western Downs grain property Mount Pleasant.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (19)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Roy’s Round-Up

Roy’s Round-Up

Roy Butler MP

It has been another busy fortnight, one week sitting in Parliament, and since Parliament rose, I have been in Canberra talking water and energy with federal actors. I also managed to slip down to Eden Monaro where Matt Stadtmiller is running for the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party in the by-election. Matt and I spent a couple of days talking to locals and looking at the impact of recent devastating fires. We also turned to locals for advice on what needed to happen to prepare for the next fires.

In early July I am heading out to Coonamble, Walgett and Lightning Ridge. I hope to speak to plenty of people, and report back on the work we have been doing relevant to their communities.

Please keep your guard up on Coronavirus, as we see people moving around more and more, social distancing and hand hygiene is our best defence to keep the virus at bay. You have done an amazing job, hopefully in coming months we can see zero cases, and get back to a more normal life.

Monday, June 29, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (204)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'If you've never seen a gas drilling site up close, they're not pretty'

'If you've never seen a gas drilling site up close, they're not pretty'

Opinion - John Tough

After years of delays, the NSW state government has approved the expansion of the controversial Narrabri gas project, despite opposition from many in the local community. 

The project, which was opposed by the vast majority of submissions during the consultation process, could involve up to 850 new coal seam gas wells being drilled on 1,000 hectares of a 95,000 hectare site covering the Pilliga forest and nearby farm land.

If you've never seen a gas drilling site up close, they're not pretty. 

Towers being raised across the countryside, orange flames from gas flares, glaring floodlights, constant noise from the grind of the drill - and that's not even touching on the potential for land and water pollution from fugitive emissions during the drilling process.

Saturday, June 20, 2020/Author: Kate Schwager/Number of views (194)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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