Pricing Masterclass: Ever wondered how successful companies set their prices? A free Pricing Your Products Masterclass will be held on 6th September from 11:40am to 2:30pm at the Hart Bar, The Railway Hotel. The intricacies of pricing and how to develop a pricing mindset will be discussed, how a consumer determines the price is
right, why price discrimination is not a dirty word, legal aspects of pricing, tactics to compete, pricing considerations and options and much more. Presenters are John Burke and Bruce Buchanan. Refreshments provided.
Sue Larkey in Parkes!: The Currajong Autism & Special Needs Group presents Teaching Strategies & Behaviour Support Workshop with Sue Larkey at the Parkes Services Club on Monday, 11th September from 9.30am-3.00pm. The workshop on autism and Asperger’s Syndrome is for teachers, teacher assistants, families, service providers, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Sue Larkey is a highly qualified
special educator. She has authored several books and collections of resource materials. Cost: parents $100 ($80 early bird); professionals $130 ($110 early bird) – includes morning tea and lunch. Book online at http://www.parkesservicesclub.com.au/
Parkes Business Shines: Local beauty and skin clinic La Bella Medispa was named finalists in two categories at the Australian Beauty Industry Awards on Sunday night. Salon owners Rebecca Miller and Jess Galvin travelled to Sydney for the announcement of the 2017 winners. Rebecca said: “This is the first year we have entered. With over 250 entries in the awards, we were thrilled to be finalists in two categories, Business Director/Owner of the Year and Customer Care.” The Australian Beauty Industry Awards (ABIA) is the only national business awards in the beauty industry and seen as the true benchmark of excellence.
Over 50s: The Central West is one of five trial sites for a new employment program aimed at helping prepare mature aged Australians for new jobs. The Career Transition Assistance Program trial include West Wyalong, Forbes and Parkes areas, including Ungarie, Condobolin and Trundle to create more opportunities for over 50s to re-skill and re-enter the workforce. According to Member for Riverina and Small Business Minister, Michael McCormack
24.1% of those looking for work in the Central West were aged at least 50 and in NSW there were 37,100 mature aged workers in NSW looking for a job.