GRANTS for SME’s 2021

17 August 2021 Small and medium enterprises (SME) can access $2 million in grants as part of a new round of funding under the State Government’s Local Capability Fund. The State Government has announced three new rounds worth a total of $2 million to assist local businesses secure contracts. Aboriginal business Grants of up to […]

Free Small Business Support

Business Local – FREE advice and training for small business Whether you’re just starting out with a small business idea or looking to expand, grow or solve a specific challenge, Business Local at RSM can help you on your journey to business success. RSM Australia is a provider of Business Local — a Small Business Development Corporation service funded […]

Be Local Buy Local

Keep choosing your local to support for business. Our members are locals offering Northam a range of quality goods and services so that you DONT have to head down the hill! So Be Local and Buy Local – let’s keep eachothers businesses thriving.

Workers Comp Laws to be overhauled

11 August 2021 The State Government has released its proposed overhaul of WA’s workers’ compensation legislation, which includes increased caps on medical expenses and extensions of payments to injured workers. The Bill follows a 2014 review of the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and will be supported by a three-month public consultation period ending in […]

Jobkeeper payments

WA businesses will receive an unprecedented wage lifeline from the Federal Government to help pay staff and protect jobs. $1,500 per fortnight, per worker For the next six months, each worker in hard-hit businesses will be eligible to be paid a wage of $1,500 a fortnight. If your small-medium business (under $1bn turnover) has suffered a revenue […]

Snowflakes? No, but I think you all deserve an award.

So the Avon Valley awards is over for another year and it was a corker!! We had a significant increase in the number of applicants and I for one under estimated the time it takes to put the whole show together. Sleep – whats that? Our amazing judges scored more than 75 different businesses many […]

NCC Monthly Newsletter

The latest NCC newsletter has been released with lots of great information about upcoming training and events for members and the wider community in Northam.

Free Small Business Locator Launched – Small Business Matters

Small Business Matters is launching its first ever Small Business Locator and a consumer competition to encourage shoppers to Think Small First. Our aim is to dramatically change people’s mindsets about the value of our small businesses to our community. To do this we wanted to provide an avenue for small businesses to promote themselves […]

Northam Customer Service Challenge

Received GREAT Customer Service? Why not pay it forward and nominate the employee for the Northam Customer Service Challenge. [download id=”776″] Open to all employees of businesses within the Shire of Northam. Each month a winner will be chosen from those nominated during the month. Monthly nominees will attend the monthly Business Networking Sessions where […]


The Northam Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Northam Women in Business have been working together to bring the Northam Farmers’ Markets to Northam. These markets are held on a fortnightly basis – every second and fourth Saturday of the month at the “Village Green” – the old Fitzgeralds Hotel site. The markets focus on […]


The Wheatbelt Business Directory comprises a listing of businesses within the Wheatbelt and you are able to access business’s details or search for a particular industry or trade to source a local business. The database is accessible through the Northam Chamber of Commerce website, as well as Heartlands WA and the Wheatbelt Business Network. To […]