News in NSWBC Updates

State Budget 2017-18

The NSW Government handed down its 2017-18 Budget. The NSW Budget sets out how the Government raises revenue, where the money is spent, and what the Government thinks will happen to the NSW Economy. The NSW Business Chamber Policy and Advocacy team were in the budget lock up to undertake an analysis of what the budget will mean for business and how the changes will impact our members.

NSWBC: How To Survive The Morning After EOFY

Avoid the taxing hang over! Don’t be ‘that guy’ who leaves it to the last minute and spends the EOFY eve burning the midnight oil and drowning in accounts mixed with a shot of something strong.

A conversation with David Morrison AO, chairman of the Diversity Council Australia, a not-for-profit workplace diversity adviser to business in Australia, and a gender-diversity adviser to Deloitte Partners. Prior to this he was Lieutenant General, Chief of the Army and was Australian of the Year in 2016. His insights and advice are profound

Penalty Rates Transition

The Fair Work Commission has this week handed down its decision confirming when penalty rates reductions will take effect in the retail, hospitality, pharmacy and fast food sectors.


Work in Progress (WIP) is designed to keep members informed, on a monthly basis, of the policy activity of the NSW Business Chamber. The WIP document covers both proactive and reactive policy activity and details submissions to Government, presentations at events and meetings with key Government and business decision makers.