Innovation in practice

President's Message Wow! What an interesting luncheon focusing on Digital Innovation. Our March speaker Peter Williams was an amazing facilitator and challenged the audience to think digital. Peter shared ideas and thought-provoking examples of companies that are at...

The ease of a friendly audience

President's Message Welcome to 2020! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to be leading the Newcastle Business Club in its 87th year. It is an absolute honour and I am very excited about what we have planned. To be honest leading up to our first luncheon yesterday I...

Overcoming Fear in Business to find Purpose

President's Message Nancy Youssef is an award-winning finance broker, inspiring mentor, keynote  speaker and energetic philanthropist determined to create lasting change. She is the founder of Classic Finance and Classic Mentoring and Coaching, and we were fortunate...

Living with Mental Illness

President's Message Our October luncheon was sponsored by Access Programs Newcastle – an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider. Our thanks and gratitude to Director of Access Newcastle Gary Christensen and his team for their support of this event, and for...

A Helicopter View of Workplace Culture

President's Message Our September luncheon saw just about a full house with members and guests being treated to what could be described as an entertaining and informative presentation. We were joined by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter’s Richard Jones OAM and Fiona...

Local Focus and Global Agenda

President's Message Attendees at our August luncheon were treated to a comprehensive and very interesting presentation. We were joined by Port Waratah Coal Service’s Hennie du Plooy – Chief Executive Officer, and Trudie Larnach – Manager Sustainability And...