I am an owner/operator - Amazing Grace Book Nook

Christmas is coming! What’s new at the Amazing Grace Book Nook?

With Christmas just around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about sending cards to family and friends.

We have a lovely selection of Christmas cards, including Christian cards that you won’t find in the other shops.

Come and have a look at the Amazing Grace Book Nook.


TAFE NSW Yamba Connected Learning Centre is offering a range of courses which support the local community to finish the year out and the Statement of Attainment short courses are *fee free (*for eligible applicants). This is the perfect opportunity to upskill leading into the busy Summer Season.

Business, IT & Leadership

  • Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415)
  • Statement of Attainment in Social Media and Web for Business * (900-80799V01)
  • Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Photoshop for Business * (900-81706V01)
  • Statement of Attainment in Create and Design Spreadsheets * (900-80939V01)
  • Statement of Attainment in Digital Literacy * (900-80495V01)

Tourism, Hospitality & Events

  • Statement of Attainment in Hospitality Café Skills* (900-81157Vo1)

Sales & Retail

  • Certificate III in Community Pharmacy (SIR30116)
  • Certificate III in Retail (SIR30216)

Connected Learning Centers (CLCs) represent TAFE NSW ongoing commitment to regional communities to provide high-quality training and learning experiences. Hands on training and support services available for students within a new digital enabled learning environment.

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Director - Zakazukha


While there’s no Jacaranda Festival this year, the event has teamed up with the Grafton Chamber of Commerce and Clarence Valley Council to celebrate Jacaranda Season in support of local business.

The GO PURPLE campaign encourages businesses in Grafton, South Grafton and surrounding villages to decorate their premises and for staff to dress in purple to promote themselves to locals and visitors to help increase turnover.

The campaign, which has a first prize of $1,000, will be held during Jacaranda Season from Friday 16 October and Wednesday 11 November while the trees are in full bloom.

All registered businesses will be visited during the dates of Jacaranda Season to be judged and the best GO PURPLE themed business will win a $1000 cash prize.

All registered businesses will also receive a promotional post on Grafton Jacaranda Festival’s Facebook page which has 12,700 followers.

To register your business go to


Industry & Engagement Officer - Clarence Valley Council

Expressions of Interest – Brooms Head Cafe/Kiosk

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited  for the operation of the café/kiosk (currently trading as the Snack Shack) on the Brooms Head Reserve.

  • The EOI documents can be obtained from: from Friday October 9, 2020.
  • A non-mandatory pre-EOI onsite meeting will be held at 11am, Wednesday October 21, 2020.
  • Registration is requested to attend the meeting, by emailing (quoting EOI20/35 in email Subject) or calling 6641 7355.
  • All tender inquiries are to be directed to Kylee Baker via the Tenderlink online forum.
  • If you experience difficulties accessing the website, please call the Tenderlink helpdesk on 1800 233 533.

Tenders are to be submitted electronically in accordance with the instructions included in the EOI documentation by no later than 3pm, Wednesday 4 November 2020.

Industry & Engagement Officer - Clarence Valley Council

Are you a local design or construction business or supplier?

You’re invited to learn how you can be involved in accessibility upgrades of nine train stations across regional NSW at Casino, Dubbo, Grafton, Griffith, Gunnedah, Narrabri, Moree, Queanbeyan and Taree.

Transport for NSW are inviting Clarence Valley businesses and suppliers to attend an information session to learn more about the projects and the potential opportunities to supply a variety of goods, services and materials for the design and construction of the station upgrades.

The accessibility upgrades may include features such as:

  • accessible pathways and ramps
  • tactiles on the platforms and targeted locations throughout the station
  • kiss and ride/accessible parking spaces
  • upgrading amenities including waiting rooms and ticket offices, seating, and accessible/ambulant toilet facilities
  • bus and coach parking facilities

For more information, please join the Transport for NSW project team at the online information session for local businesses and suppliers.

When: Tuesday 29 September 2020

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Register to attend the online session here.

Industry & Engagement Officer - Clarence Valley Council

Is the Queensland border closure affecting your business?

Business NSW is asking businesses to participate in a survey regarding how they have been impacted by QLD border closures.

The data collected from the survey will be used to underpin grants that can help businesses adapt to the border closure.

Complete the survey here 

Industry & Engagement Officer - Clarence Valley Council


Circular Cafes is launching in the Northern Rivers.

Join this powerful collective of local foodie businesses redefining the current business model, to one that reaps the benefits of a circular economy.

Their aim is to get food waste out of landfill and kick single use plastics to the kerb by supporting businesses to help make positive change to save money and the planet.

They will work with you to collaboratively move forward as an industry, creating less wasted resources and connected, more resilient businesses.

You will also reach legendary status by becoming part of the Circular Cafes network, save money, precious resources and have the satisfaction of knowing your business is driving positive change where you live.

So much business goodness, and so much saving.

Register your business today and be the change we all want to see!

Project & Community Manager - Blanc Space Agency

Caring For The Clarence – Planting A Positive Future For Koalas

Words: Elize Strydom

A pair of Clarence Valley changemakers and their team have planted thousands of trees in an effort to restore koala habitat wiped out over the Black Summer. Caring for the Clarence was established by Hayley Talbot of Blanc Space Agency and Dan Ross of Patagonia, as an antidote to the devastation and grief left in the wake of the fires. They partnered with the NSW Government’s conservation arm Saving Our Species, to engage landholders in koala corridors and used data to pinpoint areas in need of more food trees for existing koalas.

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Head of Marketing and Communications - Localised

Welcome to your Noticeboard

This is where you can share the good news about your business.

Tell us about:

  • An award you won
  • A new staff appointment
  • An upcoming event
  • A new client
  • Or anything else positive your business is doing.

Just make sure it is local and about business and you’ll see it here!