Back to Business Program

The current lockdown has been hard on our whole community, including local businesses, many of which are owned and staffed by locals. Our local economy is a vital fabric of the Northern Beaches providing employment, social connectivity and investment. Council is committed to helping businesses get back on their feet whilst allowing our community to [...]

Claiming motor vehicle expenses?

You can claim a deduction for motor vehicles expenses that are part of the everyday running of your business – but you can only claim the business portion if your vehicle is for both business and private use. Depending on whether you’re a sole trader, partnership, company or trust and the type of [...]

Power boat standard up to speed

AS 1799.1:2009, Small craft, Part 1: General requirements for power boats, has been revised to align with current industry design and construction. An assessment of compliance to Australian regulation found AS 1799.1:2009 raised concerns around interpretation and out of date methodologies. The revision aims to support industry in compliance and safety. Australian [...]

Mediation Services provided by the NSW Small Business Commission

Reports noted the ongoing economic impacts of the Health Orders, including on the ability of businesses to pay rent. The mediation services offered by the NSW Small Business Commission may be of significant benefit to small businesses involved in a COVID-related business dispute during this difficult time, particularly those businesses in dispute over a retail [...]

CEO message: Financial support for Northern Beaches businesses

The NSW Government will today officially announce two tiers of grants for Northern Beaches businesses impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown over the Christmas period. First tier grants of $3,000 will be for small businesses that have suffered at least a 30 per cent decline in turnover, while second tier grants of $5,000 will be for [...]

Christmas Carol: Mona Vale, Newport and Avalon

Hi everyone! Just letting you know, we will be having some music and activations around Newport, Mona vale and Avalon. See dates and times below. Newport Christmas music will be performed on the following dates: Location: bottom end of Robertson Rd. off Barrenjoey Rd. Near Bakers Delight. Date: Saturday, 19th December 2020. 10:00 AM [...]

Road closure Thursday 19 – Monday 23 November 2020

We are delighted to advise that Northern Beaches Council has received a grant from the NSW Government to temporarily close some streets in this area so the community can share them collectively. The Streets as Shared Spaces grant is a pilot program that will see the temporary closure of Waratah Street, Mona Vale. This closure [...]

Be the next Chamber Networking Function Host!

  Interested in hosting the next Chamber Function? We have vacancies in July and September onwards! Contact us now at info@monavalechamber.org and plan your event with us!   The Chamber Monthly Functions are a great way to introduce your business to the chambers members and advertise your services to other business owners. Other great benefits [...]