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.




Shirebiz AGM Thursday 29th July 5pm RMYC Woolooware

You are invited to attend Shirebiz's Annual General Meeting on Thursday 29th July at 5pm at the lower bar Royal Motor Yacht Club, Woolooware.  Refreshments will be provided at the end of the AGM.
AGENDA   1  Chairman's report  2 Treasurer's Report  3 Election of Board Members - Financial members are eligible to nominate [self nomination allowable].  Nominations close COB Mon 26th July.
because of COVID attendees need to REGISTER .

Shirebiz Breakfast "Building a dominant business in the Shire:"  Thursday May 27th Tradies

Another sell out hosted by Craig Bulmer! Thank you Nick Holden from Modular Walls, Anastasia Barba from the Silver Collective and Kyriakos Panayi from Christopher Cakes for your inspiring and invaluable insights at our latest event ‘Building a Successful Business in the Shire’!  As a strategic economic alliance hub, run by a team of volunteers, we at ShireBiz really enjoy bringing the Shire together! Thanks to our sponsor Liam Bailey at O'Brien Palmer Insolvency and advisory.  Pictures of meeting can be seen here.


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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