Business Chamber Queensland | June quarter 2023 pulse survey is now open

We need your insight to better understand business conditions in Queensland.

Tweed Seagulls Lion's Long Lunch

Tweed Seagulls are thrilled to announce a special event that brings together sports enthusiasts, community leaders, and longtime Tweed supporters!

Business Chamber Queensland: Upcoming webinar

Your invitation to our ‘Supporting your business mental health and wellbeing' webinar.

SWELL Sculpture Festival 2023

Volunteer applications for SWELL 2023 are now open!

ETC Business Insights

EOFY checklist, tips to prioritise your goals, Refugee Week, Pride Month, and more!

Business Chamber Queensland | IR Alert

This IR Alert provides members with important details of: The rationale behind the Fair Work Commission decision on its Annual Wage Review 2022-23 | The 1 July 2023 increase to superannuation guarantee payments.

What the State Budget FY24 means for business

Download Business Chamber Queensland's State Budget FY24 Summary Report to understand what this budget means for business.

Building Queensland’s future together: Harnessing new growth in financial services

The Hon. Cameron Dick MP, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, has launched the new Building Queensland’s Future Together: Harnessing new growth in financial services report commissioned by the Queensland Finance Council.

Nominations Now Open: Community Awards

Get your nominations in now for the Currumbin Community Champions Awards 2023!

State Budget FY24 | Still work to do to meet long-term business needs

An update from Business Chamber Queensland regarding the State Government's recent budget announcement for FY24.

Upcoming webinar: Learn how Cooperative Workplace Bargaining can help your business

A reminder to join Business Chamber Queensland’s webinar in partnership with Gilchrist Connell to understand changes in the Enterprise Bargaining process to support multi-employer bargaining and what this means for your business.

Gold Coast Business Portal

Maximise opportunity for your business through workforce sharing. It is free to sign up & free to source!

SBF Member Update from the QSBC - New program guides + templates

At the 2023 Small Business Friendly Annual Conference in late April, some changes were announced for the Queensland Small Business Commissioner’s Small Business Friendly (SBF) Program.

Update from the QSBC - Highlights from 2023 SBF Conference

This year’s SBF Program Conference was built around the theme of ‘ignite - ideas into action’ with a significant focus on place-making. This included ideas for activating local areas to increase spending, creating attractive public spaces, and providing small businesses with new opportunities!

Business Chamber Queensland | IR Alert

Contained in this edition is: New IR Reforms Agenda: Member Feedback sought | New Member Fact Sheet: Pay secrecy| Enterprise Agreement Webinar – Register now | Welcome to the team Chloe and Maddie.

Business Chamber Queensland's Pulse Report March quarter is now available

Business Chamber Queensland’s Pulse Survey of business conditions for the March quarter is now out and shows while retaining and recruiting employees is still the most significant constraint for business, interest rates are having the highest impact on growth in more than a decade.

Creekfest is back!

The 2023 line-up is an epic one, so make sure you block out the 23rd-25th June in your calendars and get around this FREE music festival.

New support available to improve accessibility

In Queensland's Year of Accessible Tourism, more opportunities have opened up this week to support tourism and event businesses to improve their accessibility.

Business Chamber Queensland Alert: Psychosocial Hazards – new Code of Practice in Queensland

A new Code of Practice, the Managing the risk of psychosocial hazards at work Code of Practice 2022 (‘Code’) has come into effect as at April 1.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

This newsletter provides stakeholders with updated information and links to programs and initiatives relevant to our region.

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation Giving Day - 24th May

The Giving Day is an opportunity for our community to come together and support our hospital and amazing healthcare staff to provide exceptional healthcare services to those in need. They are seeking to fund critical projects, equipment and programs that will benefit our patients and their families. Your support of this very special day will make a significant impact in providing the best possible care to their patients.

Queensland Floods Flexible Funding Grants - Round Two NOW OPEN

Queensland communities impacted by floods in 2021-2022 are now able to share in up to $16.7 million in funding support under Round Two of the Flexible Funding Grants.

Circular Economy Leaders Come Together for Southern Cross University’s Impact Forum

Southern Cross University is excited to announce its first Impact Forum event on circular economy supported by Investment NSW’s Boosting Business Innovation Program.

Business Chamber Queensland: Upcoming Webinars

Business Chamber Queensland, in partnership with Gilchrist Connell, invites you to three upcoming webinars to understand recent legislative changes and what this means for your business.

Support to Grow Your Business Webinar

The Support to Grow Your Business Webinar hosted by the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning (DSDILGP), in partnership with the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT), will provide valuable information on Queensland Government grants, programs and support to help your business grow and succeed.

ATE is coming to the Gold Coast

The Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) will take place from 30 April to 4 May 2023, bringing together Australian tourism operators and international buyers from around the world to meet and do business on the Gold Coast.

Robina - Varsity Business Feedback

The City Economy team at The City of Gold Coast is focusing on the business community in the Robina - Varsity precinct and is seeking feedback.

Easter IR Alert

Contained in this edition is: 'Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review 22/23', 'Easter Public Holidays – what you need to know', 'The importance of a request when scheduling Public Holidays work', and 'Psychosocial hazards – Business Chamber Queensland BLOG'

March quarter Pulse Survey is now open

We need your insight to better understand business conditions in Queensland.

2023 Small Business Friendly Conference

Join the 2023 Small Business Friendly Conference on April 28, virtually. This conference is a complimentary event and we hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to learn, share ideas, and network with other passionate councils and chambers across Queensland.

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