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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...

Real estate 2021: Boom or gloom?

With the winding up of government support expected in March, Newcastle real estate agent Chad Dunn says now is the time to prepare financially to avoid a tough 2021. The Mulligan Property Group...

JobKeeper extension a welcome lifeline

Hunter Business Chamber Chief Executive Bob Hawes says the continuation of JobKeeper payments will help avoid the economic cliff looming in September. It was announced yesterday under the Federal Government’s revised arrangements...

Businesses need assurance about the road ahead: Hunter chamber

The Hunter Business Chamber is calling on all levels of government to provide economic assurances for businesses following the end of JobKeeper. According to a Business NSW survey, one in three businesses receiving...

Calls to extend JobKeeper

The Hunter's Federal MPs have thrown their support behind a Labor Party campaign calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to extend JobKeeper payments until the end of the year. Shortland MP Pat Conroy,...