Local Business Imagination

New Promo Video for Bassendean Festival of Local Business 2019!

Check out the new promo video for our Bassendean Festival of Local Business 2019!  Starring: Paul Caporn (Artist/Sculpturist), Wasteless Pantry, Bassendean Hotel, Catalano’s Seafood, O2 Café, Nail Brewing, Cork and Bottle … and many more superb Bassendean businesses! (Video credit: RWR Film) This year, our festival will be bigger than ever! Consisting of nine events…

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The resurgence of Bassendean’s cafe, bar and retail scene continues…

 The resurgence of Bassendean’s cafe, bar and retail scene continues with new extensions and additions… Featuring: Holly Raye’s, O2 Cafe, It Takes a Village and Spotted. Are you a Bassendean business with a news story you would like us to present? Email William Barry (Senior Economic Development Officer) at: wbarry@bassendean.wa.gov.au Grow your Business in…

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Bassendean Festival of Local Business 2019!

  6 days. 8 locations. 9 inspiring events. Celebrating how our community works. Inspired by locals. Presented by locals. Hosted by locals. Tues. 11 June – Sun. 16 June, 2019. Full Program Now Available Here #bizfestbasso

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Bassendean Steps up for Mental Health Week

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Amato from Step into Life decided we need to show support for Mental Health Week. So he decided to make a video and 2000+ views later he’s managed to connect to a wide audience about this very important issue.  He’s also uplifted all of these businesses who volunteered to…

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Share your Space and Promote your Services

The Bassendean Hotel is doing it and a growing number of small places are using their vacant indoor or outdoor spaces to earn some extra $$’s through a new start up: SpacetoCo. SpacetoCo is a platform for the short-term hire of community spaces. It’s free to list as many spaces as you like. SpacetoCo works…

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Accelerating Commercialisation

Come along to an interactive and practical information session to help you commercialise your novel products, processes and services. This is part of the Federal Government Entrepreneurs Programme where you can access grants to get you started.   At this information session you will find out how your business can: get expert guidance from Commercialisation Advisers access…

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No time to read? No time to walk? No time to play?

Smart Busy is a program that looks at how we can be better at being busy. It’s about creating a life of less stress, less exhaustion and less frantic running around. It’s about more happiness and more time for the things you enjoy doing. It’s 1.5 hours a week for 6 weeks to help you…

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Tour Hofmann Engineering

With more than five decades of steel manufacturing, Erich Hofmann has many strings to his bow. And as he steers Hofmann Engineering into the next decade an emerging market for this organisation is the defence industry. Hofmann Engineering, head quartered in Bassendean are early adopters of technology and pioneers of efficiencies across their operations. They…

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Localism and the Town of Bassendean

Localism Strategy Discussion Paper Town of Bassendean

The Town has spent the last few months researching and writing a whole new business support strategy.  And one of the things to come from this research has been a discussion paper on Localism.  Localism is associated with a range of ideas from economic, social and other perspectives, including: buying local, locally produced food, local business investment, local education, local culture and stories and local entrepreneurship.

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