Dr Michael Schaper, Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission was the guest speaker at the MACROC CEO Business Breakfast held on 22 August 2017 at Picton. In his role Dr Schaper has a special focus on small business, franchising and industry associations and his presentation primarily focused on issues that affect small business, including business scams.

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The Macarthur Regional Organisation of Councils (MACROC), in conjunction with its member Councils, Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly, has commissioned respected market research company Iris Research to conduct a survey of business in Macarthur. The survey is being undertaken to complement the economic development activities of each Council in a bid to better monitor and understand

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MACROC on behalf of Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly Councils is undertaking a confidential survey to better understand business confidence and relevant issues for businesses across the Macarthur region. IRIS Research has been engaged to collect and analyse the survey information. The survey will take around 10 minutes to complete. The information will be presented in a way where no individual business can be identified.

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MACROC welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission on the Western Sydney Rail Needs Scoping Study Discussion Paper prepared by Transport for NSW and the Federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. MACROC is the regional organisation of councils for the Macarthur area of South West Sydney. Formed in 1985, it represents the local government

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The report identifies some of the key challenges and opportunities for regional economic development, one of which is maintaining economic growth to provide local jobs with the expected large increase in residential population in the region. The main focus of this report is a summary of the key points of the Macarthur region economy, main

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Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Time: from 7.15am for 7.30am to 9.00am
Venue: Camden Council, 70 Central Avenue, Oran Park NSW

Guest Speaker: Heather Nesbitt, Social Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission

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