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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. …

Queensland Small Business Month

Welcome to Queensland Small Business Month, which is running for the month of May. During this time, BIEDO would like to take this opportunity to connect with our Burnett Inland Chambers of Commerce and Business Development Groups and Networks who assist our small businesses and, as always, offer our support where we can. The attached …

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 …

Solving Common Business Problems Workshops: May & June

Solving Common Business Problems Workshops: May & June

Robertson Scannell and Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld would like to invite you to their ‘Solving Common Business Problems’ webinar.  This 90-minute workshop is available free for rural communities (businesses and primary producers) to strengthen skills and resourcefulness around problems solving, change management and strategic planning in the face of ongoing drought.  At …