President's Message

 

Living with Mental Illness

    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 the great work that...

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A Helicopter View of Workplace Culture

    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 Williams who provided...

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Local Focus and Global Agenda

    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 Corporate Affairs. Together...

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From Sports to Business – Game-Changing Insight

    Our July luncheon tackled the topic of the Business of Sport. Our guest speaker, Rod McGeoch enthralled our guests with tales and wisdom from his stellar career as a sports administrator, passionate Hunter Valley advocate and legal professional, including from his...

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Shining a Light on the Stars in our Region

    Celebrating the businesses and individuals among us who are going above and beyond, and sharing their stories with the business community, is the very essence of our Newcastle Business Club awards. Established in 1975 the core purpose of the awards is to recognise...

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Healthy Business, Healthy People

    Our May Luncheon was attended by a very healthy crowd. I had been looking forward to this luncheon, so keen to hear from our expert panel. Each of them shared from their respective areas of expertise, some strategies and measures that we can introduce into our...

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Q&A with Hilton

    Our April Luncheon was booked to capacity. A broad mix of business people had turned out with the expectation of listening, learning and enjoying some great networking. There was a real buzz in the room as Hilton Grugeon AM, one of Newcastle and The Hunter’s most...

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Blazing Your Trail

    Our second luncheon for the year was one of those events where no one seemed to want to leave. It was a warm March day and I had the pleasure of sitting with Grant Walmsley as he shared experiences from the many different arenas he has found himself in over the...

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First luncheon for 2019

    Our first NBC luncheon for 2019 was a beautiful day beside a glorious harbour view, hearing from three of our region’s LGA leaders. Under the guidance of ABC Newcastle’s Dan Cox, our guests shared insights into their roles, achievements, plans and priorities. They...

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Welcome back!

    Welcome to the first edition of Vision for 2019, the monthly e-news from the Newcastle Business Club. I trust after a break over Christmas/New Year, whether short or long, you feel refreshed and ready to take on the challenges and opportunities to grow and thrive...

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