Pandemics strange affect on shopping market shelves

As the pandemic continues to curb the nation's lifestyles, surprise items are selling out, while other 'essentials' are languishing on the shelves.

DSDTI Stakeholder Update - COVID-19 | September 2020

The Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation recognises the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to severely impact Queensland industries and businesses.

Pacific Motorway (M1) Varsity Lakes to Tugun upgrade

Notification #10 - Project update and upcoming construction activities

Online Grant Writing Information Session

Local groups are invited to develop their grant writing skills and find out

how to apply for sources of funding.

‘Ocean Fiesta’ is making waves at Palm Beach Surf Club

Palm Beach Surf Club doubles down on its commitment to sustainability with ‘Ocean Fiesta’, an epic celebration of all things ocean and marine life running until the end of October 2020.

Member Spotlight: ANZ Mobile Lending GC South & Tweed Coast

Need help with your Home and Business Loans? see this dedicated local team who bring the bank to you!

Member Spotlight: Sumptuous Fine Food

Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, this business creates scrumptious delights that will fill your belly and warm your heart.

Member Spotlight: Matthew Barnes Interior Design (MBID)

Established in 2013, this sole trader specialises in residential and small-to-medium scale commercial projects from Byron Bay to Brisbane.


The Morrison Government has recognised the importance of adult learning, and the development of skills, regardless of age.


Check out the latest news on all things road works, local council investment and planning. Keep up to date with what happening in the local area and plan ahead for your small business.


SafeVisit is the simplest, easiest & most intuitive QR check-in, check out and live headcount system for your business!

UPDATE: Qld Border

Federal ministers, NSW premier and Gold Coast businesses bosses take aim at Queensland’s hard-line border closure

What is a recession?

Australia hasn’t seen a recession for nearly three decades – but it is beginning to look like 2020 will be the year that breaks the 28-year dream run.

Rydges Gold Coast Airport: First photos inside new southern Gold Coast hotel

The finishing touches are being put on the $50 million Rydges hotel at Gold Coast Airport ahead of its pre-Christmas opening.


You don't need to be an expert to reach out - just a good friend and a great listener.

COVID-19 Update 30 August 2020

Four new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Queensland, all close contacts of previously confirmed cases linked to the Wacol correctional training academy.

Division 14 Councillor Newsletter - September 2020

Read the latest news from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill

Meet the candidate breakfast - Qld State Election

Join the Southern Chamber of Commerce, Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce, and Southport Chamber of Commerce as we host our Meet the Candidates Breakfast on Thursday, August 27 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

COVID-19 Recovery Plan Webinar, including latest updates on JobKeeper 2.0

Join the team from CHG Integrated Wealth for their COVID-19 financial update webinar on Thursday 27th August, 12pm.

People's long weekend delivers a much need boost to hospitality and tourism businesses

Over the People’s Long Weekend, Gold Coast’s tourism sector benefited from an uplift in trade as both locals and an influx of drive and overnight visitors soaked up the warm weather and explored every corner of the region.

Queensland's Economic Recovery Plan released

The Queensland Government has released the Queensland’s Economic Recovery Plan. The Plan highlights current COVID response measures; including business support programs, (payroll) tax relief, fee relief, tourism grants etc.

Notice of 2020 AGM

We are excited to announce the date for our upcoming 2020 AGM.


Check out the latest news on all things road works, local council investment and planning. Keep up to date with what happening in the local area and plan ahead for your small business.

SME Ombudsman’s inquiry response ‘overwhelming’

The Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman says the public response to an insurance inquiry announced two weeks ago has been “overwhelming”. Make your submission here.

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital: Busy as ever

Despite the COVID crisis, 2020 is tracking to be the busiest year ever at the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital!

Are we trying too hard to be the best?

Chamber President, Hilary Jacobs, asks if the proportionality of economic harm, when compared to current COVID cases both in QLD and NSW, maybe getting lost in the apparent rush to be “the best” at something.

LATEST - Queensland borders following the long weekend

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed there have been no new cases of coronavirus in the state in the past 24 hours, as police report 500 people being turned away at the border over the long weekend.

Member Spotlight: Armstrong&Co Architects

An innovative, practical and sustainable architectural practice where experience, expertise and creative thinking are invaluable assets brought to every project.

Member Spotlight: Best Hopes Counselling Services

Striving to deliver solution focused therapy, this local business aims to ensure its clients can reach their full potential.

Southern Cross University: doing 'Open Day' a little different

Reset your future and register now for Discover Southern Cross University to gain access to exclusive content, live sessions and the latest event updates.

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