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Business confidence slumps as JobKeeper winds up

Business confidence in the Hunter and NSW has fallen in the first quarter of 2021, according to the latest study from Business NSW. The Business Conditions Survey, conducted throughout March as the end...

Hunter Business Chamber concerned about end of JobKeeper this weekend

The Hunter Business Chamber (HBC) has warned improvements in regional unemployment levels could be short-lived with JobKeeper due to end this weekend. Labour force data for February, released during the week by the...

Hunter tourism left off the recovery roadmap

Not everyone’s on board with the federal government’s new tourism and aviation support package. The Hunter Business Chamber (HBC) has slammed the $1.2 billion handout, stating it would generate little benefit or relief...

Shortland working families set to suffer again: Conroy

Shortland MP Pat Conroy believes Prime Minister Scott Morrison is about to pull the rug from working families in his electorate at the end of the month. The local Shadow Minister Assisting for...

Hunter Business Chamber calls for extra JobKeeper support

The Hunter Business Chamber (HBC) is backing pleas for government subsidies, to enterprises in targeted industry sectors, to continue after JobKeeper winds up next month. Already, Business NSW and the Australian Chamber of...

JobSeeker cuts ‘not just’, says Brotherhood

A social justice organisation has issued a chilling warning to Hunter residents as federal government payments, established to assist struggling families during COVID-19, wind down. At the end of March, Australians could be...

A fair economic recovery for all needed: Conroy

Like his federal counterparts in the region, and most Australians, Shortland MP Pat Conroy concedes 2020 “was a year like no other”. And, even though the local member hopes the situation will improve...

Community is key in 2021: Claydon

Novocastrians’ strength during an extremely tough year has been lauded by Newcastle MP Sharon Claydon. And, even though we’re not totally out of the woods when it comes to all things coronavirus, the...
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