President’s End-of-Year Message
December 24, 2021
2021 has been a difficult and challenging year for many of us and for businesses in Haymarket in particular. For many months during the year, the Sydney metropolitan area was under lock-down restrictions and just when they were gradually being lifted, the Omicron virus became a new threat. This has had an adverse, and in… Continue reading President’s End-of-Year Message
HCC 2021 Annual General Meeting
December 14, 2021
The Chamber held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 14 December 2021 at The Eight Restaurant, Haymarket, followed by dinner with members and guests. Our newly elected Executive Committee team for the 2021-2022 year comprises...
Chinatown End of Year Celebration
November 1, 2021
The Chamber is pleased to host an End of Year Celebration event onSunday 19 December from noon-2.30pm at Dixon Street Mall outside of Harbour Plaza. There will be street performers as part of the event, which is aimed at reinvigorating Chinatown and the surrounding Haymarket area.
Chinatown Public Domain plan
October 1, 2021
The City of Sydney recently met to discuss its Chinatown Public Domain Plan, which details the city's investment in the area since 2010. While there has been investment in the area in the past decade, HCC wishes to see more urgent action by council for more investment in the streetscape so it benefits businesses, residents and the community.
George St South Pedestrianisation project
September 1, 2021
The City of Sydney is extending the pedestrian boulevard of George Street, Sydney from Bathurst Street to Railway Square. The council says George treet south, pedestrianised from Bathurst Street to Rawson Place, will create 9,000m2 of additional car-free space in the city centre.
July 1, 2021
With the second COVID-19 lockdown to hit Sydney since the start of the pandemic from 26 June to 10 July, Haymarket businesses have been hit harder than most. The Chamber would like to call on its members and their friends to support the local business community,...
A taste of Japan at Chinatown markets
May 1, 2021
With international travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, one Chinatown Markets food stall has been drawing huge crowds that are eager to take a trip to Japan.
GEN Z MORE STRESSED THAN GEN Z AND BABY BOOMERS
July 30, 2020
Gen Z More Stressed Than Gen Z and Baby Boomers While older age groups face the biggest health risks from the virus itself, and Millennials and Generation X are navigating the dual challenges of remote work and home- schooling, it is 18- to 24-year-olds who have reported the highest levels of
LOCAL KINDNESS & LEADERSHIP
July 26, 2020
Local Kindness & Leadership INTERVIEW Paul Walker Group Manager Pubs and Metro Hotels HCC member Palace Hotels has been showing incredible kindness and generosity in supporting our local community. To inspire and share this story we interviewed Paul Walker from the Metro Group