Past Events

21-Mar-2019 Accessing manufacturing efficiency funding briefing Newcastle

                             

When

21 March 2019  11.30am - 1.30pm

Facilitator

NSW Government Office of Environment and Heritage

Venue

Newcastle Museum 6 Workshop Way Newcastle

Cost

Free

Description

The NSW Government is offering over $16 million through their manufacturing efficiency funding to help businesses save energy and lower expenditure. Briefing sessions regarding this funding across metropolitan and regional NSW will be held in March and April 2019. Attending a session will help you understand the offers, get tips for a successful application and ask questions.

Any business with a manufacturing site in NSW can apply, as long as it:

  • has an ABN and is registered for GST
  • undertakes manufacturing activities (according to the Manufacturing Division of ANZSIC 2006) or cotton ginning


The funding will help businesses:

  • upgrade energy monitoring systems
  • replace or retrofit old, inefficient equipment
  • install new energy efficient equipment
  • improve manufacturing processes.

If you’re successful, you’ll get up to $120,000 in matched funding per site, to implement a project that saves gas or electricity.

The first funding round opens 22 February 2019, and closes 5pm AEST 30 June 2019. 

For more details regarding eligibility for the manufacturing efficiency funding, go here.

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21-Mar-2019 SafeWork NSW Return to Work Program Workshop Newcastle

                                 
    

    

When

21 March 2019 10am - 1pm

Facilitator

SafeWork NSW 

Venue

SafeWork Newcastle Level 1, Suite C corner Cowper and Fitzroy Sts Carrington

Cost

Free

Description

SafeWork NSW is running workshops to help employers put essential return to work programs in place.

All employers must have an updated return to work program to respond to work-related injury or illness by 31 May 2019.

This workshop is for large employers who pay more than $50,000 base tariff workers compensation premium. To get the most out of the workshop, please bring along your Return to work program (if you have one) as this will help you get the most out of the session to take back to your workplace.


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20-Mar-2019 Accessing manufacturing efficiency funding briefing Central Coast

                             

When

20 March 2019  9am - 11am

Facilitator

NSW Government Office of Environment and Heritage

Venue

Regional Development Australia Loop Road Ourimbah

Cost

Free

Description

The NSW Government is offering over $16 million through their manufacturing efficiency funding to help businesses save energy and lower expenditure. Briefing sessions regarding this funding across metropolitan and regional NSW will be held in March and April 2019. Attending a session will help you understand the offers, get tips for a successful application and ask questions.

Any business with a manufacturing site in NSW can apply, as long as it:

  • has an ABN and is registered for GST
  • undertakes manufacturing activities (according to the Manufacturing Division of ANZSIC 2006) or cotton ginning


The funding will help businesses:

  • upgrade energy monitoring systems
  • replace or retrofit old, inefficient equipment
  • install new energy efficient equipment
  • improve manufacturing processes.

If you’re successful, you’ll get up to $120,000 in matched funding per site, to implement a project that saves gas or electricity.

The first funding round opens 22 February 2019, and closes 5pm AEST 30 June 2019. 

For more details regarding eligibility for the manufacturing efficiency funding, go here.

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14-Mar-2019 Accessing manufacturing efficiency funding briefing webinar

                             

When

 14 March 2019 9.00am - 10.30am

Facilitator

NSW Government Office of Environment and Heritage

Venue

Online

Cost

Free

Description

The NSW Government is offering over $16 million through their manufacturing efficiency funding to help businesses save energy and lower expenditure. Briefing sessions regarding this funding across metropolitan and regional NSW will be held in March and April 2019. Attending a session will help you understand the offers, get tips for a successful application and ask questions.

Any business with a manufacturing site in NSW can apply, as long as it:

  • has an ABN and is registered for GST
  • undertakes manufacturing activities (according to the Manufacturing Division of ANZSIC 2006) or cotton ginning


The funding will help businesses:

  • upgrade energy monitoring systems
  • replace or retrofit old, inefficient equipment
  • install new energy efficient equipment
  • improve manufacturing processes.

If you’re successful, you’ll get up to $120,000 in matched funding per site, to implement a project that saves gas or electricity.

The first funding round opens 22 February 2019, and closes 5pm AEST 30 June 2019. 

For more details regarding eligibility for the manufacturing efficiency funding, go here.

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14-Mar-2019 Accessing manufacturing efficiency funding briefing Parramatta

                             

When

14 March 2019 9am - 11am

Facilitator

NSW Government Office of Environment and Heritage

Venue

Skye Hotel Suites 30 Hunter Street Parramatta

Cost

Free

Description

The NSW Government is offering over $16 million through their manufacturing efficiency funding to help businesses save energy and lower expenditure. Briefing sessions regarding this funding across metropolitan and regional NSW will be held in March and April 2019. Attending a session will help you understand the offers, get tips for a successful application and ask questions.

Any business with a manufacturing site in NSW can apply, as long as it:

  • has an ABN and is registered for GST
  • undertakes manufacturing activities (according to the Manufacturing Division of ANZSIC 2006) or cotton ginning


The funding will help businesses:

  • upgrade energy monitoring systems
  • replace or retrofit old, inefficient equipment
  • install new energy efficient equipment
  • improve manufacturing processes.

If you’re successful, you’ll get up to $120,000 in matched funding per site, to implement a project that saves gas or electricity.

The first funding round opens 22 February 2019, and closes 5pm AEST 30 June 2019. 

For more details regarding eligibility for the manufacturing efficiency funding, go here.

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13-Mar-2019 New Enterprise Incentive Scheme information session Newcastle

                             

When

13 March 2019 10am - 12pm

Facilitator

The Business Centre

Venue

The Business Centre 6 Dick Street Newcastle

Cost

Free 

Description

Dream of starting your own business? Make it a reality and create yourself a job through the Australian Government’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS). This two-hour information session will outline the program which helps eligible participants into self-employment and includes:

  • Fully funded and accredited small business training
  • Fully funded 12 months personalised business mentoring support
  • Income support for up to 39 weeks (if eligible)
  • Rental assistance up to 26 weeks (if eligible).

This information session will provide you with all you need to know including eligibility, application process and program inclusions. If you have any questions or would like more information, please visit www.newhunterbusiness.org or phone New Hunter Business on 1800 815 705.

Presenter
Paulina Mangano, Business Advisor

Parking
Metered parking is available directly in front of the building on Dick Street, Newcastle.

Accessibility
If you have accessibility issues please call us so we can assist you.

If you need assistance to start, run or grow your business please visit, www.businesscentre.com.au or phone The Business Centre on 02 4925 7700.

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08-Mar-2019 NSW Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITABs) Vocational Education & Training Workshop Tomago

                                 
    

When

8 March 2019 12pm - 3.30pm

Facilitator

NSW Utilities and Electrotechnology ITAB

Venue

WesTrac Institute 1 WesTrac Drive Tomago

Cost

Free

Description

The combined NSW Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITABs) with the assistance of NSW Dept. Industry Training Services NSW would like to invite you to join them for a workshop to discuss Vocational Education & Training in the Hunter & Central Coast. Hear about fee free apprenticeships, how to access Smart and Skilled funding, NSW Skills List and the latest developments of National Training Packages. Representatives of a number of the ITABs and Training Services NSW will be on hand to answer any of your questions about training and funding opportunities in your industry sector.

Lunch will be provided on arrival at the workshop.


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08-Mar-2019 NSW ITABs Hunter & Central Coast Employers Roadshow Tomago

                                 
    

When

8 March 2019 8.30 am -12.30 pm 

Facilitator

 NSW Utilities and Electrotechnology ITAB

Venue

WesTrac Institute 1 WesTrac Drive Tomago

Cost

Free

Description

The combined NSW Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITABs) with the assistance of Training Services NSW would like to invite you to join them for a workshop to discuss Vocational Education & Training Hunter & Central Coast. Hear about fee free apprenticeships, how to access Smart and Skilled funding, updates to the Apprenticeship & Traineeship Act and how to get involved with School Based Apprenticeships & Traineeships. Representatives of a number of the ITABs will be on hand to answer any of your questions about training in your industry sector.

Tea & coffee will be available on arrival and lunch will be served at the end of the workshop.


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07-Mar-2019 Flipping the supply and demand energy equation to reward your business webinar

                             

When

7 March 2019 1.00pm

Facilitator

Flow Power

Venue

Online


Cost

TBC

Description

In this webinar, Flow Power brings together experts to discuss how businesses unlocked value and were rewarded over summer, simply by powering down when energy supply was limited. It’s a simple equation of supply and demand, which businesses can help flip when they reduce their power use at certain times. We discuss the results, how businesses were able to minimise power costs and receive financial rewards.

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07-Mar-2019 Mining’s Next Horizon Webinar Series: Part 4 – Getting Ahead in the Digital Age of Mining

When

7 March 2019 12.30pm-1.30pm

Facilitator

Austmine

Venue

Online

Cost

Nil

Description

The mining industry is ushering in a new way of operating, transformed by disruptive innovations, advanced digital technologies and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). This webinar series examines the rapid changes occurring in our industry and creates a vision of the future of mining.

We now have the tools to welcome in the next horizon for mining.  

Mine site safety, greater production and the search for efficiency is driving utilisation of digital tools and capabilities, including cloud-enabled mobility, big data-powered analytics and the IIoT. This is transforming the very nature of our industry, leading to a deluge of data and information that organisations can use to streamline operations and have greater control and visibility of mine sites.

However, there is a long way to go until we realise the full potential of digital technologies and this webinar will discuss making more of the tools we have.  

This webinar will explore:

  • Advancements in mining digitalisation

  • Key technologies generating change in the mining industry

  • Challenges in utilising digital technologies, including implementation and interoperability

  • Methodologies and industry initiatives to thrive in the digital age

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