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NEWS ARCHIVE

ONE-ON-ONE BUSINESS SUPPORT
... AND IT'S FREE

Conversation between businessmen

August 29, 2023

You may use it to renew your rego, but did you know that Service NSW can also help you grow your business?

Kiara Ferguson, a business concierge for Service NSW, told the audience at the Braidwood Connect event at the Braidwood Servicemen’s Club on Tuesday 29 August, that Service NSW offers a host of free services to support and advise businesses.

Ms Ferguson told the meeting, which was hosted by RDA Southern Inland in collaboration with the BAVBC, Braidwood Community Association and QPRC, that  the business concierge service offers free one-to-one ongoing support for businesses over the phone, in person or online. To read the full story click here

SLOW INTERNET? NO SIGNAL?
HELP IS AT HAND

A man holding a mobile phone in the air

BRAIDWOOD BUSINESSES JOIN
BATTLE AGAINST WASPS

A European wasp

September 2023

The BAVBC has supported the brilliant work of the local European Wasp Offensive group in tackling the growing danger of European Wasps in our region. 

The BAVBC held a meeting at the RSL club in September 2023 to hear updates from European wasp expert Michael Squires and from the Braidwood European Wasp Offensive group.

We encourage all businesses to pay attention to this problem and participate in any community action. BAVBC reps visited many  businesses in town and the European Wasp Offensive group conducted a letterbox drop sto distribute information pamphlets on how to deal with wasps and useful contact numbers. You can see the pamphlet here. To read the full report from the meeting, including information about business liability and discounts for BAVBC members for wasp traps, click here

BIG IDEAS ABOUT
TINY HOMES 

A tiny house in a rural setting

July 19, 2023

The BAVBC recently hosted an open meeting to discuss tiny home opportunities.  QPRC staff kindly provided a document outlining the planning and approval requirements for tiny homes. Local Tiny Homes designer Robert McDonnell provided an outline of the design he has developed.  Helen Faulkner also gave a description of the Tiny House she’s had installed at her Saddle Camp property.

BAVBC members can access a summary of the information from the evening and Robert's design powerpoint here.  

WHAT IS QPRC PLANNING
FOR OUR COMMUNITY?

Ryrie Park in Braidwood

June 2023

BAVBC recently presented the summary of our Community Plan workshop to QPRC staff who are doing the rounds of local organisations, gathering feedback for the development of a Braidwood Community Plan. This is intended to document what the Community wants for Braidwood and the surrounding regions, into the foreseeable future.  QPRC intend to have the Braidwood Community Plan finalised for release by the end of the year.  Here is BAVBC’s workshop input to the plan.

HERITAGE NSW REVIEWS

BRAIDWOOD'S LISTING

An historical photo of Braidwood

June 2023

Heritage NSW has released its Phase 2 Milestone Report for the ‘Braidwood and its Setting’ State Heritage Register (SHR) listing management review project and has recently commissioned GML heritage to undertake Phase 3 of the project which will involve preparation of recommendations for the future management of the SHR listing. This is due to be completed by December 2023. Here is a link to further details of the project.

BRAIDWOOD WINS SMALL
TOWN TOURISM AWARD

Braidwood representatives hold the tourism award

July 26, 2023

Braidwood has won the award for ACT Region Small Town Tourism. QPRC entered Braidwood in the Small Town category for the Canberra Region Top Tourism Town Awards and we took first prize.  A big thankyou to QPRC and especially Ryan Deebank and Tiina Mustonen for a great submission and presentation.  Braidwood now goes into the national awards which will be presented in mid-September.  From a BAVBC perspective, this award gives us a great platform to further develop our tourism potential. The full QPRC press release can be read here.

August 29, 2023

Do you have to walk to the end of your driveway to get one bar on your telephone? Have you spend hours on the phone to your service provider and still don’t have a solution? Is your internet slower than a wet week? Do you lose phone signal when you are driving around? There is help at hand in the Regional Tech Hub, a free and independent service to help you with connectivity issues.

Regional Tech Hub manager, Jenny Medway, gave tech insights to a group of around 30 who attended Braidwood Connect at the Braidwood Servicemen’s Club on Tuesday 29 August.

The evening was hosted by RDA Southern Inland in collaboration with the BAVBC, Braidwood Community Association and QPRC.

Regional Tech Hub is a government initiative run by the National Farmers Federation and provides free and independent advice for businesses, individuals, community groups and councils.

To read the full story click here 

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