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  • Unemployment at lowest level in almost two years

    23 Jun 2017

    The Illawarra Business Chamber welcomes the latest Small Area Labour Markets (SALM) data compiled by the Department of Employment (C’th) which confirms the official rate of unemployment in the Illawarra for the March Quarter 2017 dropped by 0.5 per cent to 6.3 per cent. ... read more

  • Regional Road Upgrades Announced in NSW Budget

    20 Jun 2017

    The Illawarra Business Chamber welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement of funding for regional roads in the Illawarra including the upgrade of the Princes Highway between Berry to Bomaderry. ... read more

  • Progress to improve Sydney-Wollongong road connectivity

    13 Jun 2017

    The Illawarra Business Chamber welcomes the reported announcement of the NSW Government to commit $15 million to a planning study for the M6/F6 extension, expected to be included in next Tuesday’s State Budget. ... read more

  • Some Welcome Relief for First Home Buyers

    01 Jun 2017

    The package of measures announced by the NSW Government to help improve housing affordability appropriately targets stamp duty relief, planning efficiency and investment in infrastructure to boost the supply of more affordable housing. ... read more

  • Certainty and fairness key to Fire and Emergency Services Levy

    31 May 2017

    The decision to delay the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) is appropriate if it ensures small and medium businesses are not disadvantaged. ... read more

  • Illawarra-Sydney identified as a key strategic rail corridor

    30 May 2017

    Further details on the Australian Government’s National Rail Program (announced in the 2017 Federal Budget) lists key benefits to cities and regions from improving rail connectivity. ... read more

  • Regions entitled to fair share of proceeds from asset recycling

    19 May 2017

    More detail and a greater focus on how revenue from the estimated $23 billion in net proceeds from leasing of the state’s electricity assets is required for regional centres. The proceeds from the leasing of these assets should be shared across the state and used to address infrastructure deficiencies and, where possible, assist in improving economic participation and addressing key challenges such as youth unemployment. ... read more

  • Brakes applied to building approvals

    15 May 2017

    The Latest building approval data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirms a slowing in the number of approvals for the Illawarra. The data confirms the drop has been most severe in Wollongong, down almost 29% and the Shoalhaven, down almost 21% on a year on year basis. ... read more

  • Funding and support for South West Illawarra Rail Line

    11 May 2017

    While no specific major infrastructure initiatives were identified for the Illawarra region in the 2017 Federal Budget, the announcement of a $10 billion National Rail Program identifies a source of funding for the desperately needed South West Illawarra Rail Line (SWIRL). ... read more

  • Federal Budget 2017: Recognises importance of small business and infrastructure

    09 May 2017

    In an environment of fiscal consolidation the 2017 Federal Budget acknowledges the importance of small business to our national economy and employment generation and investing major transport infrastructure to improve social outcomes, housing affordability and economic growth. ... read more

Membership options for small, medium and corporate businesses. From $615 per year.