CCBR Business Review

11 THE CENTRAL COAST Sustainability Association’s May R.E.E.L. TALKS function held at the Red Tree Theatre Tuggerah saw an audience of 60 people hear six local owner/inventors tell their inspiring stories about how they are making a global impact for a brighter future. Headline Speaker was Saul Griffith whose presentation was zoomed into the meeting. An Australian engineer and inventor Mr Griffith is founder and chief scientist of Otherlab, an independent R&D lab he helps government agencies and major corporations understand energy infrastructure and deep decarbonisation. He is also founder and chief scientist at Rewiring America a non-profit business dedicated to widespread electrification as a means of fighting climate change, creating jobs, making our air cleaner, and saving the future for our children. Insight into energy useage on the Central Coast by Postcode and how this could be substantially reduced over time Speakers and their topics included: Sam Kirk, Principal Scientist at Star Scientific – Hydrogen’s place in a clean future, Barbara Ketley, CEO at Milestone Bellanova – Sustainable sells, Daniel Orris, Executive General Manager at Stabilised Pavements Australia Somersby, Trevor Harshorne, Chairman at Jazoodle a accounting software app – Valuing sustainability, The Kids Table – hearing from the next generation in a Q&A style panel. What is R.E.EL.? Relevant – Real, useable technologies and ideas, Environmental – practical solutions with lasting impact, NEW PATIENTS Comprehensive checkup & clean Includes up to 5 x-rays No Gap (with health insurance) or $290 OFFERS (all patients) Free orthodontic consultation Free dental implant consultation Free cosmetic makeover consultation FINANCE We bulk bill the Medicare CDBS Zip Pay & Zip Money payment plans We partner with SuperCare General Dentistry | Emergency Care | Cosmetic Dentistry Orthodontics & Invisalign | Sleep Dentistry IV Sedation | Oral Surgery Wisdom Teeth Removal | Dental Implants | 3D CT Scanning 02 4323 1933 | www.vcdental.com.au Suite 10, 36-40 Victoria Street, East Gosford NSW 2250 OPEN 7 DAYS 40 YEARS LOCAL 6 Speakers 6 Insights at CC Sustainability Association May function Boosting manufacturing on the Central Coast M A N U FA C T U R I N G N E W S Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation, Ed Husic MP and Member for Dobell Emma McBride announced in early May that an Albanese Labor Government will boost manufacturing jobs on the north end of the Central Coast by funding a Food Manufacturing Innovation Hub. The Coast has a strong history of manufacturing, especially in food and beverage, Proposed Food Manufacturing Hub at Lisarow Networking session following presentations by speakers at the Central Coast Sustainability Association’s May function (Photo courtesy Marc Charette, Work Pics 360) Daniel Orris, Executive General Manager, Stabilised Pavements Australia talking about sustainable construction - (Photo courtesy Marc Charette,Work Pics 360) Economical – Financially sustainable, Local – Talks by experts from the Central Coast. The function was sponsored by Risk and Safety Solutions. Central Coast Sustainability Association was founded in 2020 as an initiative of the NSW Department of Heritage and Environment and Central Coast industry Connect, to develop a cluster of businesses actively seeking to improve their sustainability, and the sustainability of the community as a whole. It has rapidly grown to include manufacturers, builders, developers, retailers, local governments and social enterprises, all keen to contribute resources to projects that sustainably enhance the region. The Executive Committee comprises: Bruce Cottrill, Managing Director, Bib’n Brace, Chris Haddrill, Managing Director, Risk and Safety Solutions, Elisabeth Blik, Principal, WildBlueGlobal, Maxine Cottrill, CCSA General Manager CONTINUED ON PAGE 21 CENTRAL COAST BUSINESS REVIEW JUNE 2022

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