Tools & Resources

Council is delighted to deliver a range of events, workshops and expert talks to support and help our important, valued and respected business community. These events are designed to provide the most up-to-date information and education on topics that are relevant to owning and/or operating a business in today's fast paced environment.


TAFE NSW | JobTrainer Short Courses

JobTrainer provides job seekers with low cost and fee-free* courses to help you develop new skills. TAFE NSW fee-free (Eligibility criteria apply) JobTrainer short courses (Statement of Attainment – SOA) are currently open for enrolment, as well as exciting new courses being added all the time, you can enrol now and upskill faster. 

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Service NSW | Business Connect Webinars

Free business resources all in one place. Search using keywords and start your digital training.

Business Connect

Past Webinars


Business Case Studies

Council is seeking interest from local businesses to develop a series of case studies with a focus on three main streams; businesses based in Macquarie Park, businesses with a focus on innovation and MSMEs which are adept at problem solving and driving solutions for improved growth. To get involved, click on the button below.

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Business Opportunity Accelerator Program

In association with Macquarie University, we’re running the Business Opportunity Accelerator (BOA) program for businesses in the City of Ryde. 

Successful applicants to the program will be provided with a small student team from Macquarie University who will research post COVID-19 growth opportunities for your organisation and produce a tailored report with their findings and recommendations.

Spaces for the pilot program are limited, but a waiting list will be assembled and applicants contacted for any future run of the program.

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