Merimbula is getting back to business


Merimbula is getting back to business in May with the Chamber of Commerce working with retailers to get shops open again. The reality is that retail shops were never forced to close, although many chose to close due to fears around the Coronavirus, trying to protect their staff, manage social distancing guidelines, or some closing

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Business Support – All in one place.


The Business Council of Australia have created a simple, single document which outlines all the current support packages that are available for businesses. This includes grants, subsidys and loans in relation to the fires and covid19. You can download a copy of the document here. You will save yourself a lot of time searching online

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Helping Cafes and Restaurants get online


The Chamber has been working on finding a solution that will to support our Cafes and Restaurants that are remaining open and want to provide a takeaway or delivery service. We are pleased to announce that we will be working with a company called 365 Cups. The owner of this business is a local business

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Economic support package


Below are some quick links provided by the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business that outline the measures available to small and medium businesses, sole traders and households under the $189 billion economic support package announced by the Prime Minister: Small or medium business with reduced cash flow?Here’s what we’re doing to boost

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Insurance Advisernet make generous donation


(Pictured, Kristy Martin, Nigel Ayling, Tania Dwyer and Jessica Porter, all members of the Chamber Executive) Local business Insurance Advisernet Merimbula recently presented the Merimbula Chamber of Commerce with a very generous donation on behalf of the Insurance Advisernet Foundation. Local Advisernet owner Kristy Martin, who is also a member of the Chamber Executive said,

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Chamber partners with local Charity


The Merimbula Chamber of Commerce have partnered with local charity Sapphire Life Opportunities (SLO) to provide support to both people who have been affected by the fires and local business owners. SLO is a registered charity and has been receiving donations to support people impacted by the fires. They recently set up a Community Shop 

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Business Turnaround Forum


Merimbula Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Business Council of Australia, are pleased to present the Business Turnaround Forum. The forum will be held on Thursday 27 February at Merimbula RSL in the William Dawes Room  from 5.30 – 8.00pm The Forum is a free event and has been designed to specifically assist Merimbula

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