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Business and Community – A Two-Way Relationship

Business and Community – A Two-Way Relationship

In so many towns, especially in regional areas, the post office is the hub of the community.  “It's where people come to meet, to see and chat with each other, to find out information, to conduct their business and banking and of course to stay connected to family,...

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Why Disaster Preparedness is Relevant Right Now

Why Disaster Preparedness is Relevant Right Now

As a business owner, you never know what’s around the corner.  The start of 2022 has brought with it a roll-call of challenges relating to COVID-19, storms and floods.  The only thing that’s certain is that more disasters are coming, more frequently. It’s an...

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Could your business operate without power?

Could your business operate without power?

In 2016, the whole of South Australia lost power.  Adelaide and the suburbs close to the city had power within a few hours, but some parts of the state had no power for almost a week. It’s easy to take it for granted that power will always be available.  These days,...

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Closing out 2021: Time for thankfulness and reflection

Closing out 2021: Time for thankfulness and reflection

Congratulations for making it to the end of 2021! We know that this year has been a really hard, long slog for many businesses.  The communities that we work with have dealt with so many things - opening up, closing down, constant uncertainty and change. Not to...

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How resilient is the Blue Mountains business community?

How resilient is the Blue Mountains business community?

The Blue Mountains Business Community Resilience Project has launched a disaster resilience survey, in partnership with leading international resilience expert Professor Daniel Aldrich, from Northeastern University in Boston, USA, and Katoomba-based Associate...

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How well do you know your neighbours?

How well do you know your neighbours?

The Australia Talks National Survey 2021 found 38 per cent of Australians do not know many of their neighbours by name. Yet research consistently concludes that knowing your neighbours helps build community connection.  Plus if you’re a business owner, getting to know...

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