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Wheatbelt Tenders- October

WACHS20194504 REPLACEMENT OF FLOOR COVERINGS QUAIRADING HEALTH SERVICE Issued by WA Country Health Service Enquiries Other Contacts Graeme Leverington Position Project Manager Infrastructure Type Technical PHONE: (08) 96210155 0427451305 graeme.leverington@health.wa.gov.au Sue Potocznyj Position & Contract Management Type Contractual PHONE: (08) 96901701 0419941532 sue.potocznyj@health.wa.gov.au Closes at Wed, 6 Nov 2019 at 2:30PM Perth, Western Australia Catering […]

Essentials for Business

In reflecting on how my businesses were setup and the advice given to me along the way, I have come up with a list of what I see as some of the essential tasks and operations in setting up and running a small business. Not all will be applicable to everyone, but you may just […]

Wheatbelt Tenders- September Cont

WA College of Agriculture – Cunderdin – Construction of Weighing Shed for Piggery Issued by Department of Finance Tender Status: Current Number: BMW0318719 UNSPSC: Building and facility maintenance and repair services – (100%) Region/s: Wheatbelt Enquiries Other Contacts Nathan Zuideveld Position Architect Type Technical PHONE: (08) 92270900 NathanZ@zmha.com.au Construction of weighing shed for piggery adjacent […]

EOI- REED Board Nominations

Role Title: Board Member Organisation: Regional Early Education and Development (REED) Inc Location: REED is based in Narrogin WA, however Board Members are sourced from both metropolitan and regional WA Role description: Regional Early Education and Development (REED) Inc is an emerging organisation formed to support the sustainability and quality of early childhood education and […]

WE SHINE to shine a spotlight on Professional Development for Women in the Wheatbelt!

WE SHINE, the WBN’s premiere professional development event for businesswomen in the Wheatbelt has been announced with an incredible line-up of speakers, panel members and facilitators. This year’s conference, to be held at the newly completed Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre on Friday 25th of October is set to be the biggest one yet. The […]

Business Growth Solutions Launched- Media Release

New Program Launched to GROW Wheatbelt Businesses The Wheatbelt Business Network launched its newly released business growth programme, WBN Grow, at a function attended by local business people at the Corrigin Community Resource Centre on Wednesday 31st July. The WBN provides valuable business advice, networking and advocation services to businesses throughout the Wheatbelt.  The WBN […]

Corrign BAH- July 2019

More than 20 businesses attend a short session on developing and implementing your value proposition, led by Caroline Robinson and Rachael Thomas of the WBN. The session focused on creating a pitch to customers about the value of the business and each of the businesses walked away with a statement about what solution they provided […]

Meet Rachael!

Hello, I’m Rachael Thomas and I and very excited to have joined the WBN team as Business Manager. For the past 20 years I have been running, with my husband, Pre-emptive Strike computing and IT Solutions, Strike Point Graphic Design and Printing and Plexus Web Sites and Software Development in Albany. We have now sold […]

Communicating Your Business Value

Businesses from around the Wheatbelt gathered yesterday for a workshop in Narembeen focused on Communicating Your Value. Every business walked away with confidence and a new unique point of view. Back yourself in your business and decisions- common theme for the day!

WBN Receives Funding to Support the Wheatbelt Innovation Ecosystem

The Wheatbelt Business Network (WBN), the region’s largest business association have been strong advocates for innovation in the Wheatbelt. The Economic Gardening Program is among eight projects to receive nearly $700,000 in grant funding through the McGowan Government’s Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants program. “We are excited for the opportunity to foster the development and […]

From our Members featuring Quairading CRC

Jill from the Quairading CRC is a fantastic champion of Wheatbelt CRCs, leading by example! The CRC is an enthusiastic team of Quairading locals focused on delivering fantastic events and meeting community needs with proactive initiatives. How do you invest in yourself, as a business owner? I make sure to grab learning opportunities and use […]

Wheatbelt Women Grow Exciting Businesses through WE Connect

The Wheatbelt Business Network 2017 WE Connect program was an exceptionally successful program for female entrepreneurs across the wheatbelt. “The WE Connect program represented a huge turning point in my business,” said participant De-anne Strange who runs the photography and fine art business Strange Images from her farm near Bruce Rock.  “My mentor gave me business skills […]