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Camden Council Online DA information package and guide for local business owners.

Due to the increasing number of local business owners proposing new developments in the area, Camden Council has developed an online DA information package and guide for local business owners. This information package and guide will enable business owners’ access to quick, consistent and concise information about the process of obtaining necessary development approvals.  You can now find this information in the Development section of Council’s website- to view this information click here. This is another business improvement initiative of the Small Business Friendly Councils Program. 

 

Camden Council On-Time Payment Policy

Camden Council is actively working to make our Council more small business friendly. We are pleased to inform you that a key initiative of the SBFC program, the On-Time Payment Policy, was adopted by Council on 10 February 2015. Council is now committed to pay invoices for eligible businesses suppliers within 30 days of receipt. Small business suppliers will be invited to register with Council by completing an online small business registration form, which is available on Councils website click here. To view a copy of the On-Time Payment Policy click here. This is another business improvement initiative of the Small Business Friendly Councils Program. 

 

NEW Storing and handling glass sheets video safety alert

WorkCover have just released a new video safety alert on storing and handling glass sheets. The glass and glazing industry is considered high risk and is dominated by small businesses. Incidents of injuries in the glass and glazing industry have increased in the past few years, particularly those that occur around the storage and handling of glass sheets. WorkCover developed the video safety alert in consultation with industry stakeholders such as the NSW Glass and Glazing Associations. The short video is aimed at reducing serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace by demonstrating basic controls that every workplace, large or small, can implement. To view the video click here.