MEDIA RELEASE: Small Business Shadow to host Broken Hill Roundtable

Shadow Minister for Small Business, Jenny Aitchison, will be hosting a small business roundtable in Broken Hill this Friday, 28 October, as part of her state-wide consultation process.

Small businesses are the core of the NSW economy, with a significant proportion of the rural and regional workforce employed in the sector.

Ms Aitchison owned and operated an award winning family tourism and hospitality business with more than 30 staff for nearly two decades before her entry to Parliament. Ms Aitchison’s visit to Broken Hill comes as part of a state wide consultation tour to hear from businesses in rural and regional areas, including Queanbeyan, Wollongong, Goulburn, Dubbo and Broken Orange.

The roundtable will be held at the Regional Development Australia Far West office between 1-3pm and is open to all small business stakeholders in Broken Hill and surrounding areas.

To RSVP for the event please contact Ms Aitchison’s office by phoning 02 4933 1617 or emailing

Quotes attributable to Shadow Minister for Small Business Jenny Aitchison

“Small business is vital to the successful economic and social development of regional centres and cities. In a city like Broken Hill small business is vital, particularly for providing jobs.

“I want to hear from small businesses on the issues that are important to them to help me develop the most appropriate and effective policies for small business.

“By working with Broken Hill stakeholders we can all work towards improving outcomes for small businesses across NSW.”

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