Development of Business in Southern Sydney through Collaboration, Innovation and Partnership. Activities include promoting the development of technology parks and commercial centres with office blocks, supported by appropriate infrastructure.

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ANSTO and NRAG form exciting new partnership

The National Robotics & Automation Group has been established by Shirebiz and Southern Strength comprising southern Sydney based industrial automation companies and the University of Wollongong.  NRAG has signed a collaborative research agreement with ANSTO to provide innovative solutions in materials handling. The Media release details the partnership.


Image recognition Technology developed by ANSTO nandin member

Artificial Intelligence Image Recognition technology developed by the University of Wollongong and Matt Lynch of eVisuals, a tenant of nandin, ANSTO's Advanced Technology Incubator, can be used in emergencies. eg detection of people within a high rise building on fire eg Grenfell Towers UK see







Sutherland Shire Rates No 2 in Australia Liveability Survey

The number one attribute for Australians when choosing a place to live is 'feeling safe' for both metropolitan and regional areas [both at 72%]. This survey ranked Adelaide City as No 1 and Sutherland Shire as No 2.  Details of the survey can be found here.


Sutherland: The CBD for Southern Sydney

Sutherland is the Shire's Administrative Centre and is a major transport hub.  Developments within the Shire particularly at Kurnell and Lucas Height make Sutherland more appropriate to be the CBD for Southern Sydney.  Proposals to make Sutherland the Shire's Commercial Centre have been underway for some time.  Discussions with interested parties should produce a concept plan shortly.




ONLY 10 DAYS TO GO  Shirebiz Breakfast "Building a dominant business in the Shire:"  Thursday May 27th Tradies

You are invited to attend a Shirebiz Breakfast at Tradie Gymea at 7:45 am Thursday 27th May.  Host Craig Bulmer will introduce the Panel of successful local business people, Kyriokis Panayi [Panayi Group], Anastasia Barber [The Silver Collective] and Nick Holden [Modular Walls].  For further information and registration see


Shirebiz Quarterly 5pm Thurs Apr 29th RMYC Woolooware “How to
maximise prospects of business rehabilitation”

25 Shirebiz supporters attended the Shirebiz Quarterly event at which Liam Bailey, a
Partner of O'Brien Palmer Business Advisory gave a succinct presentation on this topic.




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