Our Future is Local

 You’re invited to meet your local candidates in the upcoming Council Elections
Thursday 1st September  |  Griffith Exies Club at 6pm
Free to attend and all members and non members welcome

Candidates will participate in a Q & A forum based upon Chamber’s  ‘9 Achievable Goals for Griffith to Grow & Prosper’. 
Hear their views & how they plan to represent you & your business for the next 4 years! Members & Non Member are all welcome to attend this free event.

If you’re a candidate & wish to participate please contact Amanda at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register by 29th August 2016

 

9 Achievable Goals for Griffith to Grow & Prosper
1: WATER
Ensure irrigation allocations are secure and maximised from the start of each growing season to enable the greatest potential economic output.

2: EDUCATION
Maintain & develop “Grow our Own Western Riverina” University education program. Ensure adequate planning & funding is allocated to cater to our expected population growth for all ages.

3: RETIREMENT
Put in place the infrastructure necessary to becoming a preferred retirement community that would attract active adults over 50 with disposable income to choose Griffith as a community to which they would like to retire. Critical components in infrastructure required for Griffith to position itself as a preferred retirement community: superior health support, affordable convenient capital city transport options, identify & promote retiree marketing plus attraction strategies.

4: REGIONAL BRANDING
Build, promote & add value with Regional Brand of Murrumbidgee with a clear focus on making consumers aware of our clean, green & fresh agricultural products, food & fibre grown in our area.

5: DECENTRALISATION
Encourage decentralisation of government services and departments. Lobby for the provision of incentives to re-locate to Griffith with the application of a special tax zone under current “Zone A” special zone remote offset tax rebate.

6: HEALTH
Push for immediate commencement of masterplan & budget for completion of full redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital by 2020 to compliment St Vincent’s Community Private Hospital.

7: HOUSING
Work with Griffith City Council to produce a new comprehensive strategic plan to cater for the immediate & future requirements of residential developments.

8: REJUVENATION
Push for the commitment from Griffith City Council for the immediate appropriate funding for existing CBD strategy &incorporate pool into plan. Develop future plan for upgrade to all other business districts including suburban strips, villages & industrial areas.

9: REPRESENTATION
Ensure Griffith Business Chamber & community representatives are actively engaged in improving Council efficiencies, encouraging the removal of red tape, benchmark ourselves against the best regional capitals, aim to make Griffith City Council a happy place to work.

 

Griffith Business Chamber Vision

To support, generate & facilitate the growth of a strong business sector. To retain and create employment, regenerate pride & a positive profile within the community.Griffith Business Chamber are strong leaders when it comes to important issues affecting our business community and have been promoting, supporting & protecting the interests & sustainability of businesses in Griffith since 1953.  We continue to aim for our vision, but only with the help of your valuable membership.

 By being a local chamber member, you’ll receive these great benefits...

• Valuable Contributor to allow Griffith to Grow & Prosper

Your membership support allows Chamber to actively work towards our higher objective. Chamber have developed Top 5 Key Basin Plan Messages and 9 Achiveable Goals for Griffith to Grow & Prosper, which we believe are crucial for a sustainable future. These include; water, education, retirement, regional branding, decentralisation, health, housing, rejunvenation, representation.

• An avenue to voice concerns/issues

All members are welcome to attend Chamber events or to contact us at any time.

• Gain voice in government

The chamber provides a strong collective voice to represent the interest of businesses to all levels of government, about important issues that directly and indirectly affect your business.

• Networking opportunities

Share your idea’s, passion, initiatives with other like minded businesses at Chamber events.

• Invitations to workshops & seminars

Featuring special guest speakers on various topic throughout the year.

• Inclusion in promotional activities

Invitations to participate in Side Walk Sales, Christmas Promotions etc.

• Advertising

Chamber are proactive in sending a clear message about keeping your money where your home is.

• Monthly E-news & regular correspondence

Keep up to date about events/issues affecting local business & community.

• FREE NSW Business Chamber Alliance Program

Our alliance partnership with the NSW Business Chamber, entitles you to additional free benefits

 

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor - Roy Spagnolo & Associates.

 

Contact Amanda Quarisa for a Membership Application form and to find out when our next event is on.

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Executive Committee

GRIFFITH BUSINESS CHAMBER

PO Box 93  | Griffith  NSW  2680

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President

Patrick Pittavino | 0428 695 650

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Vice President

Paul Pierotti  | 02 6964 2777

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Vice President

Paul Snaidero  | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Treasurer

Sky Han

 

Industry, Trades & Farming

Denis Conroy  | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Public Officer

Dean Owen  | 02 6962 8883

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Administration/Marketing/Promotions

Amanda Quarisa  | 0412 644 629

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Events/Tourism

Greg Lawrence  | 02 6962 8174

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