Local Business Network

Local Business Network

2019/2020 Chair of the Local Business Committee

  • Susan Curley

Business Representatives

  • Bo Scoble
  • Brooke Abdy
  • Hamish Griffin
  • Felicity Doherty
  • Joelene Gabbert
  • Kimiora Macnamara
  • Kylee Petersen
  • Lorene Chandler
  • Tanya Brown

Council Representative

  • Councillor Brad Rix

Secretariat

  • Kristyn Akacich, Cloncurry Shire Council

Local Business Network - Terms of Reference 2018 (PDF)

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Cloncurry Local Business Network Initiatives

  • Business Brochure
  • Shop Local Campaign
  • Cloncurry Welcome Packs
  • Local Business Network Awards
  • Cloncurry Gift Card Program

Cloncurry Local Business Network Awards - 7 November 2019

The purpose of the Cloncurry Local Business Network Awards are to showcase our proud local businesses; to recognise the valuable contributions these businesses make within the community and to celebrate how these businesses contribute to the economic growth and sustainability of the Cloncurry Shire.

This years winners were: 

  • Start-Up Superstar Award - This award recognises the importance of start ups within the Shire and hopes to encourage more of these businesses establishing in Cloncurry
    • Winner – Scott and Natalie Pratt
  • Movers & Shakers Award - This award is designed to encourage established businesses within the Shire to invest and improve their businesses to benefit their customers, as well as the town as a whole
    • Winner -  Curry’s Diesel Maintenance
  • Workforce Warrior Award - This award is for an employer of any size within the Shire that believes in providing opportunities through training, and recognises the importance of a diverse and locally based workforce
    • Winner – Booth Maintenance & Contracting
  • Community Champions Award - This award is recognition for a local business that supports the wider community in any number of different ways
    • Winner – Cloncurry Post Office
  • Mining, Construction & Trades Titan Award - This award acknowledges any civil, construction, mining or trades based business within the Shire, and recognise the valuable services these businesses provide
    • Winner – Cloncurry Constructions
  • Radical Retail Award - This award recognises that retails businesses face many challenges as customer demand and expectations are constantly evolving
    • Winner – Bohemian Dream
  • Tourism & Events Award for Excellence - This award acknowledges the importance of tourism to our local economy, and is open to both businesses and events that are determined to attract visitors to Cloncurry and keep them returning to the Shire
    • Winner – Quamby Allsports Association
  • Stellar Small Business Award - This award recognises the unique role a very small business plays within the Cloncurry Shire and recognises the adversity smaller businesses face
    • Winner – Bohemian Dream
  • Hospitality Award for Excellence - This award showcases the hospitality industry within the Cloncurry Shire, and the role these businesses play within the community
    • Winner – QCWA Cloncurry

2019 Shop Local Campaign

Our 2019 participating businesses in our Shop local campagin are: 

Bohemian Dream Brodie Hardware Central Hotel
Cloncurry 4WD Services Cloncurry Agencies Cloncurrry Post Office
Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Centre The Gidgee Inn John Flynn Place Museum
Leichardt Hotel Lemmons Store Lillyjane
Niverak Smash Repairs North Australian Veterinary Group NW Corporate Travel
Paperless Small Business Solutions Rodeo Saddle Shop  

The first round of winners were drawn for our 'Shop Local Campaign' at the Community Chirstmas Celebration on Monday 2 December. 10 winners were drawn who had shopped at our local businesses including: Lemmons Store, North Australian Vet Group (NAVG), Brodie Hardware, Niverak Smash Repairs and the Central Hotel.

Name

Business Entry Form Purchased

Voucher

 Emmy Gallagher

 Lemmons Store

$50 

 Debbie Ernst

 NAVG

$50 

 Jamie Rendall

 Lemmons Store

$50 

 Michael Harrison

 Brodie Hardware

$50 

 Bill Hasted

 Niverak Smash Repairs

$50 

 Rajab Lokiri

 Brodie Hardware

$100 

 Mark Fegan

 Brodie Hardware

$100 

 Mick Elliott

 Brodie Hardware

$100 

 Michael Harrison

 Central Hotel

$100 

 Ash Drake

 Brodie Hardware

$100 

 

There is still a chance to win the final draw consisting of five $50.00, five $100.00, four $500 and one $1000 gift cards! These will be drawn at Council Office on Monday 16 December 2019 at 3pm. 

Click here to view the poster and read there terms and conditions. Congratulations to all involved!