Despite taking a hit, many of Penrith City's local businesses are optimistic about the future post COVID-19. In a survey conducted to support Penrith’s Economic Recovery Taskforce, respondents noted an increase in local support.
The Taskforce, in conjunction with the Community Recovery Taskforce, has been leading work to develop a 30 day Response Plan and 100 day Recovery Plan for the city.
The economic focus for the plans, which were tabled at the August meeting, include investment attraction, marketing and promotion, arts, culture and events, financial support and increasing people and movement within health guidelines. Community and organisational capacity building, engagement, resilience and financial support are key actions for the community taskforce. Read More