Category Archives: Information

Trading Hours & Farewell to Nyrstar Chief

RECOMMENDED TRADING TIMES The Chamber Executive has recommended businesses stay open until 8 pm during December. It also urges traders to open between 10 am and 2 pm on Sunday’s. President Mark says by extending opening hours during December it will provide customers with more time to explore purchase items during a very busy time.… Read More »


The executive discussed the new fees associated with taking recyclable materials to refuse station. As a result, a council officer will be invited to next meeting to answer queries. Dwayne Malycha reported to the meeting that businesses were entitled to get LED lighting installed by AGL. However, more registrations were needed before they would come… Read More »

From the February Meeting – Come See Change Launch

  At the recent meeting of the Chamber, President Mark reported on the success of the “Come See Change Dinner Launch”. Mark said the evening was well attended and appreciated by those who attended. He congratulated the guest speakers, in particular Bertus De Villiers who gave a detailed report on the Nyrstar Transformation. The President… Read More »


The Chamber has been asked if any of its members would like to support the Long Ride Home, The ride will visit Port Pirie on October 10. It is a gruelling journey from Vietnam to Sydney to give voice to Vietnam vets suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. For full information on this important event… Read More »

Results of April Meeting

Eleven members of the executive attended the April meeting. The executive holds meetings on the last Friday of each month, unless there is some reason to change. If any member has anything specific they would like to discuss please contact secretary Ken or president Mark and they will either ask you to come to a… Read More »

Chamber’s Push For Beautification

President Mark Hanlon spoke of a plan to brighten up the city at its most recent meeting. Mark’s idea is for business houses and any member of the public to purchase a tree, plant it and maintain it. Chamber’s executive discussed the plan and gave it the thumbs up. The executive  was pleased to hear… Read More »

New Executive Member

At the first meeting for 2015, the executive welcome Stephen Richter to the committee. Stephen, the General Manager of well-known local firm, S. J. Cheesman, will not only add a new face but bring  a new business sector to the table. The executive again discussed a wide range of issues which affect Port Pirie, including… Read More »

Chamber Supports Pageant and Sidewalk Sale

At recent Chamber meetings, the executive decided to give financial support to the Christmas Pageant and the CBD’s Sidewalk Sale. President Mark Hanlon said both events are highlights for the City. “We are pleased to give our support to these functions as both cab showcase the city on good light,” the President said. The Sidewalk Sale, co-ordinated… Read More »


The Chamber has lost one of its most respected members with the sudden passing of Ken Grossman. Ken was a valued member of the Chamber Executive and was a strong contributor to debates on a wide range of topics. A very knowledgeable man, Ken was a tireless worker for his Crystal Brook community and also… Read More »

Special Meeting

The Chamber is holding a Special General meeting at the Port Pirie Tennis Centre on Tuesday, September 16 at 5.45 pm. This is an important meeting where the executive wants changes to the constitution approved. Please make every effort to attend if you are a financial member. If you are not, contact Ken Jeffrey to arrange appropriate application… Read More »