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Burgtec Highly Commended in 2020 Hunter Manufacturer of the Year Award

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
Burgtec Highly Commended in 2020 Hunter Manufacturer of the Year Award
Well known Central Coast, family owned office furniture manufacturers, Accent Office Interiors and related companies, Officepace, and AMS, earlier this year merged with Burgtec, a West Australian manufacturer of innovative office seating and now trade as Burgtec across Australia with showrooms in all capital cities and Newcastle. At this year's 2020 Hunter Manufacturers' Awards, Burgtec which specialises in the manufacturing of workstations, joinery and commercial furniture, was a...
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AdviceCo launches $20,000 Community Grants Program

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
AdviceCo launches $20,000 Community Grants Program
Central Coast accounting and financial planning firm, AdviceCo has partnered with the Count Charitable Foundation (CCF) to launch a Community Grants Program in which charitable organisations are invited to apply for a $20,000 cash grant. AdviceCo and CCF will each contribute $10,000 to one charitable organisation before June 2021. Applications are open from now until the end of March 2021 and involve a brief 500-word proposal of what the applicant would do with $20,000 for the local Centr...
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Central Coast Council - A disaster that had to happen

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 November 2020
Central Coast Council - A disaster that had to happen
The die was cast when Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock was forced to pay workers wages and payments to suppliers amounting to $6.2 million.  That was on the 21st October. At the time the Minister said, "given Council's abject failure to address the consequences of its own financial mismanagement, the Government has no alternative but to arrange for funds to be paid to meet these urgent expenses. "It's hard to think of a more fundamental failing of a ...
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Coast's future to come under Greater Sydney Commission

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 November 2020
Coast's future to come under Greater Sydney Commission
The Central Coast will be the focus of a first-of-its-kind strategy, announced by the NSW Government on 22 October 2020, to bring new businesses and jobs to the fast-growing region. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the Greater Sydney Commission (GSC), with its strong track record in delivering good local outcomes, would coordinate development and delivery of the Central Coast Strategy "I have asked the GSC to bring together key stakeholders on the Central Coast to identify new oppor...
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Central Coast Clinical School and Research Institute to open in mid-2021

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 November 2020
Central Coast Clinical School and Research Institute to open in mid-2021
The construction of the $72.5 million Central Coast Research Institute and University of Newcastle Central Coast Clinical School reached a new milestone recently with the completion of its base-build. Despite the restraints of COVID19, the construction works have managed to stay both on schedule and within budget, enabling facility to be fully open in mid-2021. The Clinical School will feature a 100-seat lectorial space, seminar rooms, problem-based learning spaces and breakout areas fo...
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