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December Chamber Breakfast

This week was our final Chamber For the year with theme being Community Organisations. Guest speakers included Brian Collard from The Red Door Community Kitchen Inc, sharing the amazing work and support that volunteers & those that donate…in helping provide over 70 meals each week. Not just a place to come and eat but a safe place for people to come talk and have someone listen.

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2023 MCCI AGM

Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Muswellbrook Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Inc) will be conducted:
6pm Monday 9th October 2023
Muswellbrook RSL
For more information contact Genelle Scotts (MCCI Secretary)
Ph:0431 705 672
Email: secretary@muswellbrookchamber.com.au

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June Chamber Breakfast

The June Breakfast was an opportunity to hear from Simon Bush from the University of Newcastle on the topic of ’Securing a Talent Pipeline for the Upper Hunter’ Also presenting will be Tracy Forbes from Education NSW outlining the school-based apprenticeship and traineeship program.

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March Chamber Breakfast

Our March Chamber Breakfast was an opportunity for those attending to meet and hear from four of the candidates standing for the seat of Upper Hunter in the NSW State Election. On the panel were Tony Lonergan (Greens), Perree Watson (Labor), James White (Shooters, Fishers and Farmers), and Dave Layzell (Nationals). Unable to attend and extending his apology was Dale McNamara (Independent).

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November Chamber Breakfast

Yesterday’s chamber breakfast, themed around Small Business Month, saw close to 80 attendees hear from a range of presenters celebrating small business. Special thanks to the NSW Deputy Premier Paul Toole MP. Upper Hunter Member Dave Layzell and Member for Hunter Dan Repacholi MP for their attendance and support. We also got to hear from…

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August Chamber Breakfast

Despite the number of attendees being impacted by Covid Isolations, there was still a good turn out for our August Breakfast. Those attending were given an update on the Chamber’s activities, as well as hearing from Dale Snow from the Golf Club, Karen Eagan form the RSL, and Cam Halfpenny from Bengalla.

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2021 AGM

The AGM for the Chamber was recently conducted at the Muswellbrook RSL. The AGM is usually held in conjunction with the monthly breakfast, but due to Covid-19 restriction, was held as a stand only event. Those attending were presented with reports from President Mike Kelly, Treasurer Lorraine Skinner, and Wayne Toms Member Services Manager. Despite…

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May Chamber Breakfast

Thank you to Hollydene Estate Wines and the Vines Restaurant at Hollydene for hosting our May breakfast for the first time. The theme of the breakfast was ‘New Member Introductions, where we heard from Troy Martin from TGM Enterprises, Stephen Thatcher from Lake Liddell Recreation Area Reserve Land Manager, Nichola Benkovic from The Hunter in a Basket, and Patrick Brennan…

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2021 MCCI Muswellbrook Business Awards

And the winners are…. Community Groups/Not-for Profit Groups – Warrior Disability Services. Financial Services – Westpac Muswellbrook. Health & Beauty Services – Hair By Maddi. Hospitality & Tourism – Hollydene Estate Wines & Vines Restaurant at Hollydene. Best New Business – The Royal Muswellbrook. Professional Services – Raine & Horne Muswellbrook. Retail: Large – Muswellbrook…

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August Chamber Breakfast

The Chamber has been able to hold it first breakfast since March this year. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of attendees had to be restricted to 60 and these were filled within 48 hours of being released with a further 20, that wished to attend, unfortunately missing out. The breakfast combined the Chamber’s AGM…

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COVID-19 Business Support Hub

Muswellbrook Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing support to its members, and the broader Muswellbrook business community, during the COVID-19 crisis.
As part of this commitment, we have developed a COVID-19 Business Support Hub that provides local, practical and hands on support programs and resources for our members.

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August Chamber Breakfast

An attendance of just under 130 was on hand to hear presentations from local mining companies outline their local procurement policies and channels. Representatives from the likes of BHP, C-Res, MACH Energy, Bengalla, Thiess and the Upper Hunter mining Dialogue spoke about their community engagement and procurement.

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Mangoola Coal Site Tour

Recently the Chamber’s Board of Directors were invited on a tour of the Mangoola Coal Operations. The tour included an insight into their open cut operations and rehabilitation programs. Their rehabilitation initiatives in particular deserve recognition and to be congratulated.

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June Chamber Breakfast

A large audience attended our June Chamber Breakfast to hear Mayor Martin Rush present a detailed analysis of Council’s 2019/20 Budget and the way in which Council is responding to community risks associated with the long-term declining significance of thermal coal.

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April Chamber Breakfast

Our April Breakfast was moved forward to be in line with the Muswellbrook Cup Day. The theme was around the Equine Industry with guest speakers including Dr Sam Nugent from the Scone Equine Hospital and Scott Brodie a horse expert speaking about re-education of Thoroughbred racehorses after racing.

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March Chamber Breakfast

This mornings Chamber Breakfast was themed “Meet the Candidates’ where we heard from candidates for the seat of Upper Hunter in the upcoming NSW State Election being held on 23rd March. Each Candidate presented their policy positions on issues critical to Muswellbrook & the Upper Hunter.

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February Chamber Breakfast

There was a great turnout for the first Chamber Breakfast of 2019 themed around Retail & Tourism. Guest speakers provided insights and reports on the 2018 Christmas trading period and their thoughts on the year ahead. Big thanks to the Railway Hotel for hosting the event and providing such a great breakfast. Guest speakers included:…

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