Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce held its AGM and Christmas Party at the Terminus Hotel Pyrmont in what turned out to be a convivial and relaxed evening and auspicious start to the festive season. The AGM, which was held prior to the Christmas Party, was very well attended and three new Members-at-Large were elected: Margaret…

In a joint media release, the Hon Josh Frydenberg, Treasurer, and Senator Michaelia Cash have announced a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund to help give small and medium sized businesses more affordable, less risky access to loans and finance. The $2 billion will be administered to smaller business lending bodies who will then on-lend…

City Of Sydney is inviting businesses in each of its villages to nurture the spirit of Christmas in Sydney by sharing festive posts on Instagram using #sydxmas and @cityofsydney tags. Photos can include window dressings, in-store decorations, Christmas related products, special offers, staff celebrations and anything else that brings Yuletide cheer. The idea is to…

The Star Event centre is a multi-purpose function area located on the rooftop of The Star. With stunning panoramic views of the cityscape, easy access, parking, and a wide range of options, The Star is a good place to start and end your venue shopping for the end-of-year/ Christmas/whatever social event. Packages range from the…

More and more entrepreneurs, start-ups and small business owners are working from home. While this has its advantages, there are obviously a lot of set backs to a home-based business as well. The NSW Small Business Commissioner has created a survey to help identify some of these issues. The survey takes around 10 minutes to…

Pyrmont will now host an outdoor cinema after having been selected as the twelfth location by American Express Openair Cinemas as part of their international tour program. The open air cinema has been set up in Metcalfe Park, shielded all around by mid-height buildings and boasting a spectacular behind-the-screen backdrop of the a night time…

Sydney Dance Company will be conducting workshops during the school holidays at its recently opened studio in Ultimo. Classes will cater for beginner to intermediate students and cover a range of styles including Contemporary, Lyrical, JFH (Jazz/Funk/Hip Hop), Theatre Jazz, Commercial Dance, Boys Only Hip Hop and a brand new Dance Improvisation class. With expert…

Food scraps make up about one third of all general rubbish typically sent to landfill. Not only is this wasteful, it is damaging to the environment. Organic waste such as vegetable peelings, egg shells, dairy products, coffee grounds, left overs and spoiled foods contribute unnecessary bulk to waste collection, emit offensive odours, attract vermin and…

Spot Parking is an app developed by a start-up right here in Pyrmont. Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Zealand inaugurated Spot in 2015, spurred by the desire to find a solution to parking problems and the safety, stress, environmental and economic issues that they cause. The app has already mapped parking restrictions in Parramatta, Bendigo, and…

The impressive new design for Sydney Fish Markets was unveiled by the NSW government earlier this month with the proud boast that it will become a major tourist attraction for the city and a centrepiece in the Bays Precinct. The spectacular state of the art building is the collaborative brainchild of an international team of…

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