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Update from the Queensland Small Business Commissioner – May 2022

Update from the Queensland Small Business Commissioner – May 2022

From the Commissioner As you may already know May was Queensland Small Business Month. I was recently asked, what’s the purpose of Queensland Small Business Month? After attending many events, I believe there are many worthy outcomes: It reminds customers to shop and spend locally with small businesses It’s a chance to highlight and celebrate …

Dusty Hill Vineyard job vacancies

Dusty Hill Vineyard job vacancies

They say, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, so with that in mind, we thought we would share our current vacancies with you! We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies: Dusty Hill Vineyard and Joe’s Grand Hotel: Sous Chef ($70 – $80k per annum) Chef de Partie ($65 – 70k per …

Community feedback welcome on visitor survey

Council is currently reviewing how visitors to the South Burnett are encouraged to stay longer, spend more money, and visit all corners of our beautiful region. Comments from the community and business will help regional tourism development consultancy Tilma Group identify the ideal visitor servicing options for the South Burnett. To have your say, please …

Kicking goals for mental health

Kicking goals for mental health

Article courtesy of southburnett.com.au   The South Burnett has played host for the past few days to retired rugby league superstar Johnathan Thurston AM. Thurston’s stellar career includes stints with the Kangaroos, Maroons, Indigenous All Stars and North Queensland Cowboys as well as numerous awards including multiple Dally M medals, the Clive Churchill Medal and …

Queensland Small Business Hardship Appeal

Queensland Small Business Hardship Appeal

The Queensland Small Business Commissioner’s office  has partnered with GIVIT to create the Queensland Small Business Hardship Appeal. This appeal has been created to help businesses who are needing that extra bit of help because they’ve encountered hardship due to things outside of their control, such as COVID, floods or bushfires. Small businesses experiencing hardship …

Business Growth Fund

Business Growth Fund – Expressions of Interest to open 31 May Guidelines for the fourth round of the Business Growth Fund are now available. The Business Growth Fund offers funding up to $50,000 to help established businesses purchase specialised equipment to support business growth. Successful applicants must co-contribute at least 25 per cent of project …

State Local Trawl Fisher Seafood Supply

Fisheries Queensland management of the east coast trawl fishery under the Sustainable Seafood Strategy, a jigsaw of regional zones along the coastline that will soon bite into the State’s local seafood supply with closures on local trawl operators under this system imminent. It is anticipated the first closure under this regional zoning system is rapidly …

May is Domestic Violence Prevention Month

May is Domestic Violence Prevention Month

South Burnett CTC Domestic and Family Violence Speciality Services are providing resource packs to businesses to Spot the warning signs of DV. Know what to do if you think someone is experiencing DV. This information will help you if you are worried about: Your customers Your staff A friend or family member If you would …

Lutheran Services – COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: Booster Dose

Dear Lutheran Services visiting health professional and contractors, (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements) Direction (No. 4). This letter is to provide a reminder about the latest Queensland Government Direction regarding health care professionals and contractors working in aged care services. On Saturday 12 March 2022 the Queensland Chief Health Officer issued a new direction – Workers in a healthcare …