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.

Monthly update from Laura Gerber

Big community wins, flooding update and more...

CCIQ Relaunch Marks New Era in Queensland Business

We have a new name, new brand and new services designed to ensure Queensland businesses have more opportunities to learn, connect and thrive.

Brick Masters Wildlife Workshop - tickets on sale now!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has teamed up with Andrew and Damian from LEGO Masters to offer some amazing Brick Masters Wildlife Workshops these school holidays.

Supplying Into Major Projects - Webinar

Position your business to become a "Supplier of Choice for Major Projects" - Webinar 22 March 2023

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Industry Conference - INVITATION - Register to attend

The conference provides opportunity to meet and speak with the key procuring agencies involved in the reconstruction including NSW state agencies and local councils and will cover the pipeline of work, including the Resilient Homes Program and public infrastructure pipeline.

Have your say on Currumbin Creek Active Transport Bridge

Community consultation on a proposed active transport bridge over Currumbin Creek opens this week (3 March).

Update from the Queensland Small Business Commissioner

February 2023

2023 Red Tape Survey is now open

How do business fees, charges, and legislative requirements impact you?

Get your walking shoes ready for our Walk4Remembrance! 🇦🇺

A great opportunity for the community to come together to support each other, raise awareness to those veterans who have lost their lives from the battle within, break the silence on mental illness and contribute to the funding of programs that are making a difference to veterans.

A Message From the CEO | Member Announcement

The City of Gold Coast recommends bringing together Destination Gold Coast, Major Events Gold Coast, Study Gold Coast, and Placemakers under one new entity called Experience Gold Coast.

2023 Gold Coast Australian of the Year Awards

Nominations are now open!

CCIQ Pulse Report

December quarter is now available | Access your copy

Inviting feedback: City of Gold Coast "Outdoor Dining Guidelines"

The City of Gold Coast (Council) is currently developing an “Outdoor Dining Guidelines” reference document for business operators. The target audience is businesses that currently hold a City roadside (footpath) dining permit and those seeking to apply for a permit to operate footpath dining in areas administered by the City.

SER Connections Newsletter - February 2023

Welcome to the February edition of the South East Region Department of Employment, Small Business and Training Connections.

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

Back To The Future - The New Employment Law Reforms

Effective Workplace Solutions is offering you the opportunity to attend our ‘Back To The Future’ Employment Law Reforms Seminar. Register Today for our ‘Back To The Future’ Live Seminars presented by Greg Arnold.

Enrol Now for Fee-Free TAFE in 2023 on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast recent school leavers and other locals looking to upskill or change careers are being encouraged to enrol in one of the 37,000 Fee-Free TAFE places available across Queensland in 2023.

Palm Beach 100 Year Gala

Palm Beach celebrates 100 years of the community since its early origins as ‘Palm Beach Estate’ on the Gold Coast.  The Palm Beach Gala is supported by Division 13 Councillor Daphne McDonald – City of Gold Coast & Currumbin RSL.

CCIQ ecoBiz Webinar: Understanding your Carbon Snapshot with ecoBiz

ecoBiz Webinar: Wednesday, February 8th | 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Spread the word - 2023 Queensland Training Awards now open!

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Queensland Training Awards – celebrating excellence in training and the transformative power of skills.

CCIQ Webinar: Understanding New Family & Domestic Violence Paid Leave Entitlements

Understand how to protect your business from risk, comply with new rules, and create a safe work environment for your team with CCIQ's free webinar: Understanding new family and domestic violence paid leave entitlements.

SER Connections Newsletter - January 2023

The Monthly Connections newsletter is designed to provide our stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to the South East Queensland Region. Bought to you by the Queensland Government Department of Small Business, Employment and Training.

CCIQ Pulse Survey

December quarter is now open | Contribute to the latest Pulse Report

TAFE Queensland Launch the Australian Virtual Business College

The Australian Virtual Business College is a state-wide business initiative from TAFE Queensland, delivering the Certificate III in Business (BSB30120) including streams in Administration and Medical Administration.

Message from the Minister

Announcement from the Minister: Queensland's permanent Small Business Commissioner has been appointed.

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