State tenders change

Small to medium enterprises businesses have better opportunities to take part in NSW state government tenders after changes to the prequalification scheme.

Londonderry MP Bart Bassett said the changes meant government agencies were now required to seek at least one quote from a small to medium enterprises for contracts worth up to $1 million.


Tax return help

Free tax help is available to help low-income earners prepare their tax returns. Lindsay MP Fiona Scott said the confidential service was provided by volunteers for those with an annual income of $50,000 or less. Details: phone 13 28 61 or Ms Scott's office on 4731 3700 before October 31.

Chamber stalwarts

Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce members had cause to celebrate at the annual certificate presentation last month.

This story IN BRIEF first appeared on St Marys-Mt Druitt Star.