Business Basics Grants

Business Basics Grants return with $5M to assist Queensland small businesses; supporting them to improve the foundational skills that will help their day-to-day operations and set them up for future growth.

Your Checklist for Purchasing Solar

Solar systems have long lives - up to 25 years. It really pays to choose a system engineered to maximise lifetime savings.

When you’re considering installing a solar system, here are the crucial questions to answer.

The Future of Work Report is out now | Access your copy to see the findings and resources

The Future of Work Report, supported by Australian Retirement Trust, is a valuable asset in supporting Queensland businesses to strategically plan for future opportunities and trends in workforces, workplaces and work lives.

Queensland’s Best Major Tourist attraction 2022

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary named Queensland’s Best Major Tourist attraction 2022

Volunteer of the Year Award 2022

A massive congratulations to this year's winner and the finalists...

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3 Update

A summary of what is coming up next and some of the business support initiatives

Gold Coast Adrenaline-Charged Corporate Xmas Fest

Amplify your corporate Christmas party game and take part in Urban Sport Fest’s Gold Coast Adrenaline-Charged Corporate Xmas Fest

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s Veterans Keeper program is changing lives!

Through the Currumbin Veterans Support Centre and the Currumbin Clinic, local veterans are able to sign up for a 9-week program, which sees them go behind the scenes at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary one morning a week.

A letter from Laura Gerber MP

An update from Laura Gerber MP on a Health forum, light rail, and land tax

South East Region Connections Newsletter: September Edition

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.

Energy and Jobs Plan: Premier's 2022 State of the State address

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk unveiled the state government's new 10-year energy plan in her CEDA State of the State address.

CCIQ Pulse Survey: September quarter survey is now open

CCIQ uses the quarterly Pulse Survey, Queensland's most established, comprehensive and trusted survey of business sentiment, in advocacy efforts to shape state and federal policies on behalf of businesses.  Pulse measures employment levels, turnover, business profitability and business confidence. This is your chance to have your business voice heard and help us advocate to government on behalf of businesses across the state.

Currumbin - Tugun Place Based Engagement Workshop

The City of Gold Coast, in partnership with Quintessential, will be delivering a tailored workshop to understand current challenges and emerging opportunities to develop future Place-based investment priorities within the Currumbin-Tugun precinct.

Small Business Connect: September Wrap Up

The monthly Small Business Connect newsletter keeps you up to date with all the latest information for Queensland small businesses. Brought to you by the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Gold coast airport’s $260m world-class expansion is ready to take off

Gold Coast Airport is ready to welcome the rest of Australia and the world when its $260 million terminal expansion opens to travellers from the first week of September

Announcement from GOLD MEMBER: Crowley Calvert & Holmes!

Crowley Calvert & Holmes have joined Kelly + Partners.

High Speed Rail Authority legislation introduced to Parliament

The Australian Government has introduced legislation to Parliament to establish the High Speed Rail Authority.

Jobs jump for Queensland as supercross HQ lands on the Gold Coast

The global headquarters of Supercross World Championship organiser SX Global Pty Ltd has moved to the Gold Coast.

Labour shortages – Jobs and Skill Summit Outcomes Summary

The Jobs and Skill Summit was held in Canberra from 1 to 2 September. CCIQ has been working with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to put through the Queensland perspective at the federal level.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary takes out top training award!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has been recognised with a top award at the Queensland Training Awards 2022.

Announced in Brisbane over the weekend, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary was named the winner of the Medium Size Employer category.

Youth Music Venture launches 4th program for this year

Since 2009, the Youth Music Venture has been a youth music initiative run by amazing Volunteers, for the local community. They teach young musicians how to play in a band - for FREE! They have just launched their next program.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

The Connections newsletter is designed to provide stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to our region from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Update from the Queensland Small Business Commissioner

Next month the Commissioner will welcome seven councils into our Small Business Friendly Councils (SBFC) Program. What does that mean for the small businesses in those regions, and what has been achieved by the 33 councils already on the journey?

Small Business Connect update

The Queensland Government has released a ten-year plan to address workforce shortages which would see all Queenslanders who want to work, supported into good jobs. Read more here.

Women of the Year finalists named and ready for their big night

THE Gold Coast Bulletin Women of the Year finalists are in and new category 'Stars of Tourism' features 3 Southern Gold Coast business leaders out of the 4 in the category.

The Future of Work Survey

Your chance to help CCIQ identify the future trends in Queensland's workplaces.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

The Connections newsletter is designed to provide stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to our region from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Weather the Storm. How your business can survive a disaster.

As part of Gold Coast Business Week, you are invited to participate in a Disaster Preparedness for Business forum.

Disasters, including severe weather events, cyclones, bushfires, pandemics or other natural hazard events can have a major impact on businesses.

CCIQ Pulse Report: Business performance improves in June quarter but outlook deteriorates

Overall general business conditions in Queensland improved in the June quarter, new CCIQ data shows, but record high labour and operating costs have deteriorated businesses’ confidence in the economy. Read more here on the latest results from the CCIQ Pulse Survey.

Race In To Currumbin RSL For Dad's Day

Say Cheers to Dad this Father's Day at Currumbin RSL. Take dad to his favourite place!

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