COVID-19

Local Buy Opportunities for Small and Regional Businesses

Information sent via email from Local Buy We are excited to advise that Local Buy (http://www.localbuy.net.au/) is undertaking a number of initiatives to actively help local businesses struggling under COVID-19 conditions and set them up to access opportunities (public and private) as our local economy is kickstarted. Firstly Local Buy has committed to a mass refresh …

Supply chain issues: Hand sanitiser available in Wide Bay Burnett

A number of businesses across the Wide Bay Burnett region are pivoting to supply essential items during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are pleased to support our local manufacturers and businesses who are #MakingItForQLD. If you are experiencing supply chain issues, click here.   Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has formulated hand sanitiser for exclusive sale to …

Introducing micro-credentials from TAFE Queensland

Introducing micro-credentials from TAFE Queensland

TAFE Queensland’s micro-credentials are short, highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. Our micro-credentials will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new. Watch video Learn more

Advocacy update: Jobkeeper payments to be exempt from Payroll Tax

Received via email from CCIQ On Tuesday, 6 May we received news that the Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad would be announcing that JobKeeper Payments will be exempt from Payroll Tax. This is something that collectively we have been advocating for, and we are thrilled the voices of our small business community have been listened to. …

COVID-19: Health management plans

Please find information regarding new Government directions and guidelines to assist accommodation and transport providers who are now required to have a health management plan and other measures that can be implemented to minimise risk of COVID-19 transmission. The Non-Essential Business direction has been updated to require hostels, bed and breakfasts, backpackers, boarding houses, short …

CCIQ #supportsmall campaign

As part of CCIQ’s ongoing role as advocates for small business, they have just launched our “#SupportSmall” campaign. This is a state-wide campaign (largely online through social media) aimed at promoting, highlighting and showcasing the importance, variety and innovation of small business while influencing consumers to #supportsmall which I know we all agree is essential …

Queensland COVID-19 – Anzac Day plans

Premier and Minister for Trade – The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland COVID-19 – Tuesday, April 21 – Anzac Day plans Anzac Day will be commemorated and our veterans will be honoured this week while Queensland’s COVID-19 measures continue their effective role in limiting the spread of the virus, with six new cases confirmed today. There …