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Youth Leaders Host Night

Youth Leaders Host Night

Article courtesy of southburnett.com.au   South Burnett Regional Youth Council members hosted the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s July meet’n’greet on Tuesday night. The get-together, in the Kingaroy Town Hall Reception Room, attracted more than 60 local business people. It was an opportunity for the Youth Council members to meet some of the local …

Compliance Matters newsletter June 2022

QGPC calls for consistent contract clauses The key strategic body for whole-of-government procurement, the Queensland Government Procurement Committee (QGPC), needs all agencies to consistently use template contract clauses to support the Queensland Government Procurement (QGP) Compliance Branch. In June, I reported on the challenges faced when contracts without these clauses fail to give the QGP …

Downs Burnett Cycle Trail Project Update

The Downs Burnett Cycle Trail is the brainchild of members of the Toowoomba Bicycle User Group, Highfields Cycling Club and representatives of Mountain Bike Mecca in Crows Nest, the South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association and South Burnett Mountain Bike Club. The Downs Burnett Cycling Trail is a 400km, multi-day cycling route that links towns …

Changes to Superannuation

Removal of Superannuation guarantee threshold The ATO has announced the removal of $450 per month threshold of superannuation guarantee as of 1st July 2022. Learn more . Superannuation guarantee default rate increase The ATO has announced an increase to the default superannuation guarantee rate as of 1st July 2022, from 10% to 10.5%.

Small Business Short Courses

Back to Work has developed a range of online Short Courses in partnership with TAFE Queensland to provide additional skills and build confidence for small business employers to encourage retention of their employees. Employers don’t need to have a BTW employee to participate and it is available to all small business employers and their staff …

KCCI Helps Aspiring Nurse

KCCI Helps Aspiring Nurse

Article courtesy of southburnett.com.au Former Kingaroy State High School student Georgia Kerr is now the proud owner of a new iPad to help in her tertiary studies, thanks to the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Georgia, who is studying a Bachelor of Nursing, was awarded the annual $1000 KCCI Bursary at last year’s KSHS …

Reminder to nominate for 2022 Buy Queensland Supplier Awards

Reminder – nominate now! We are still accepting nominations for the 2022 Buy Queensland Supplier Awards which will be presented at a ceremony later in the year. The Awards celebrate the success of the Buy Queensland approach that is delivering genuine opportunities for Queensland businesses to supply goods and services to the Queensland Government. Queensland businesses are …

Plastic Free July

Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Find out …

NDIS Business Seminars for First Nations People

As you know, one of the gaps in the NDIS is the number of services that are available and there is also a big gap in culturally appropriate services. CSIA have three indigenous business consulting firms delivering business start-up/help sessions this month all over Queensland.  They are specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. …