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The end of the 457 (or is it?)Article courtesy if Abacus Visa ImmigrationFor a more comprehensive list of changes to the 457 visa, the new TSS visa and their impact on visa applicants and employers, read the Newsflash here.Our string of past reports (in December 2013, March 2015,... Read more
HCC MEMBERSHIP I N V I T A T I O N Join Us We welcome you to join HCC and benefit from the wide network, exclusive marketing and sponsorship opportunites and being a key participant with our Chamber in valuable connections with... Read more
Vivid Sydney Festival starts this Friday 26 May and will run until Saturday 17 June (23 nights in total). During this time it is expected there will be over 2 million visitors to Vivid Sydney precincts. TfNSW will run over 9,000 additional transport services and close major... Read more
Sydney CBD & South East Light Rail Prototype Stop UnveiledMay 2017The New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance, unveiled a prototype for the Grimshaw designed Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail (CSELR) stops, in Moore Park Sydney.Minister Constance engaged... Read more
2017年4月18日，澳洲政府宣布废除雇主担保工作签证（457类别），并且以全新的临时技能短缺（TSS）签证取而代之。这些改革的实施将从明日开始陆续实施，并将于2018年3月完成。 457类别雇主担保职业清单已经被缩减，从原来的651种职业缩减至435种职业，其中删除了216种职业，并且限制了59种其他职业的提名条件。如果你的职业在Short-Term Skilled Occupation List里面，你可以获得2年的457签证，但是不可以再申请永久居民；如果你的职业在Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List里面，... Read more
Government Surprise Change to the 457 VisasBy Abacus VisaThe Australian government dropped a bombshell yesterday by scrapping the Temporary (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457). In his announcement, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull emphasised repeatedly that the dramatic move was to put ‘... Read more
In-ground Pedestrian lights Trial in Chinatown Source: SMH Chinatown Trial LightsThe new lights at the intersection of Hay and Dixon streets in Chinatown.Pedestrians mezmerised by their mobile technology will trial Sydney's first in-ground lights to be installed in the central city at the... Read more
Chinatown Cultural and Historical Walking Tours 201723 April and 14 May 2017BOOK HERE Join Haymarket Chamber of Commerce co-founder George Wing Kee for his reknowned personalised Chinatown Walking Tour. George will provide showcase key historical and cultural sites with his deep... Read more
CHINATOWNDixon Street Building Sold First Time Since 1903 82-84 Dixon Street, Chinatown After four generations the three level building at 82-84 Dixon Street recently sold for $19.9 million. Knight Frank's Dominic Ong, head of Asian markets ran the sale with the... Read more
With Santa amiss this year, HCC’s 2016 Christmas Networking event at Westpac Barangaroo proved one of our most popular HCC events amongst members and Chamber friends with almost 140 attendees. With the tremendous support by Westpac and their kind hospitality, HCC is very grateful for the... Read more
HCC Christnas Celebrations & Networking Wed 30 Nov 2016 Join us at our annual Christmas networking to celebrate 2016 and an enjoy a generous evening at the new and exciting Bangaroo. With only 5 weeks to go, celebrate the end of the year with delicious canapes, drinks... Read more
Australia’s first Asian co-working space launches in ChinatownSupport for expansion into Asia is Haymarket HQ's point of difference as Sydney;s first Chinatown co-working space. The 650sq m space in the heart of Chinatown at 63 Dixon Street, launched on Tuesday and ... Read more
HCC's 10th Anniversary Celebration HighlightsOfficial HCC 10th Anniversary Video Thank you to our Guests of Honour The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian, MP Jodi McKay and Lord Mayor Clover Moore for celebrating with our HCC Executive team and 160 guests at our landmark 10th Anniversary... Read more
HCC EC 2016/17From L to R: front row: Linda McCreath, George Wing Kee, Simon Chan, Karen Soo, Richard Hughes, Back row from L to R: Peter Wong, Aaron Stathi, Jonathon Wong, Stephen Wan, Peter Bannister, , Vaughn de Vocht, Ryan Tian, Grace Shen and Anthony Keirann. Brad Chan and Jessie Xiao... Read more
HCC's 10th Anniversary Event2016 marks HCC's 10th Anniversary a landmark year for HCC and Haymarket's 3000 businesses and 16,000 residents. HCC continues to grow year by year thanks to the tremendous volunteer leadership of our HCC Executive team, HCC Members, HCC sponsors; City of Sydney,... Read more
Market of Lights 2016Dixon StreetProudly brought to you by HCC and City of SydneyThe arrival of 38 fiery Monkey Light Scultpures along Dixon Street Haymarket were warmly welcomed by over 100,000 visitors during its 10 day long stay in June 2016.Photography: Aaron Stathi As a... Read more
HCC Night of Lights 30 May 2016 Our networking Night of Lights event on the Monday night was kindly hosted by Events Cinema Gold Class and attracted over 70 guests, offered a private Gold Class screening of Monkey King 2 and a few lucky guest s caught a glimpse of Jodie Forster. HCC... Read more
The business community in Haymarket is well represented by groups engaged in retail and personal services, tourist, cultural and leisure, professional and business services, finance and financial services, and food and drink.
Haymarket Chinatown is a great place to live in, work, trade, even visit for tourists’ behalf. Being part of such community is a delightful experience; whether you’re a resident or a tourist since Haymarket Chamber of Commerce guarantees the welfare of everyone.
Be amazed as you uncover the rich culture of Haymarket Chinatown .With number of tourist destinations that tell the community’s history, you’ll be filled with relevant facts as you visit and stroll around the place. In fact, Haymarket Chinatown welcomes 2.5 million tourists per annum to experience the diversity on offer.