Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Penrith. Government jobs

Penrith City Council believes it has made “a convincing business case” for government jobs to be relocated to Penrith creating 3000 new jobs which would inject an extra $671 million into the city’s economy. “Council and the Penrith Business Alliance developed a compelling business case setting out the advantages of relocating government jobs to Penrith. I personally delivered our proposal to Parliament House,” Penrith City Mayor, Greg Davies, said.


Parramatta. Tenders for project

Parramatta City Council has called for tenders for the development of council land (0.5 hectares) on and adjacent to the Lennox Bridge car park, in the CBD, for high quality residential apartments on the riverfront. As part of the development, council requires facilities in the form of a “discovery centre”, multi-functional spaces, associated retail and public domain.

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Region. SADIG website

A website promoting the Sydney Aerospace and Defence Interest Group (SADIG) is currently being developed and will be launched in early 2012. This follows a meeting of the group earlier this year that better awareness of key supply chains and collaboration in tackling key issues was required and that with SADIG’s industry database, enormous potential could be seen in industries working together in gaining contracts. Industry is invited to join the SADIG database in preparation for the launch of the website. For more information contact Kristina Karhunen, communications and projects manager on (02) 9890 7804.


Region. Three companies in Florida

Three Western Sydney companies are among nine from NSW's automotive aftermarket sector will be seeking new export opportunities at the Performance Racing Industry trade show, in Orlando, Florida, from December 1 to 3. The show is expected to attract about 40,000 motor sports businesspeople at the highly targeted event. More than 65 countries will be represented at the trade show. The companies are Adaptronic Engine Management, Castle Hill, (aftermarket electronic control units for modified cars and engines), Disc Brakes Australia, Silverwater (automotive disc brakes, rotors and brake drums) and Haltech, Wetherill Park ( engine management systems).


Sydney Olympic Park. Public exhibition

The Department of Planning has on pubic exhibition a proposed mixed, commercial and retail development, at 2 Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park (on the corner of Herb Elliot Avenue). The estimated capital investment is $43.3 million.