George Street Crowned Sydney's Star Culinary Street
From Circular Quay to Haymarket there are over 20 highly reviewed restaurants along and around Sydney CBD's main street George Street which has recently taken the crown as Sydney's star culinary strip in the CBD's dining epicentre.
Twenty years ago, even if you worked on George Street you would not think of eating there, says chief reveiwer of The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide, Terry Durack. Read more HERE
Local Business Award
NSW Fair Tradingâ€™s I Love my Local Business competition 2013 competition celebrates good business practice in NSW and nominations are invited up until Monday 30 September 2013.
NSW consumers can nominate their favour local business and short listed businesses will be promoted on the dedicated Facebook page which has close to 20,000 followers. Find out more HERE
Ethical Enterprise Awards 2013 entries are now open. The Ethical awards aim to celebrate the achievements of Australiaâ€™s most inspirational enterprises through innovative ethical practices.
Nominations close on 30 September. Find out more HERE
for Haymarket Chamber of Commerce,
Director Accentro Legal
How long have you worked in Haymarket? 12 years
Could you indicate what makes your business competitive in your industry and local area?
Excellent service and knowledge, and sound advice
How do you see your industry changing in the next financial year?
More competitive given global financial uncertainty
What changes have you observed in the local area and business community during this time?
Slow down in business, especially in the retail sector. Many small businesses closing and cost cutting
Why do you think the Haymarket Chamber attracts so many members?
Most members share common interests -
(a) to be able to expand, grow and attract more people to their relevant business
(b) expand cultural diversity
(c) to explore different ideas and reduce disputes/misunderstandings (especially for local council and changes in laws, police etc)
What makes HCC one of the most vibrant and growing Chambers in Sydney?
Location, diverse businesses and cultural backgrounds
Could you describe Haymarket area in three words?
Vibrant, energetic and diverse
What do you see as happening in 2013-14?
Hopefully more stability in the economy and in politics.