Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary announces a new General Manager

National Trust of Australia (Queensland) has appointed Travis Couch as the new General Manager of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Gold Coast businesses optimistic in future of state and national economies

Gold Coast business confidence in the future of Queensland and national economies increased more than any other region, with higher economic activity helping to drive employment levels and capital expenditure.

National Retail Awards 2022 Now Open

Recongnise excellence by entering yourself or someone else into one of the 11 categories for this year's National Retail Awards.

Small Business Connect - May 2022 edition

An update provided by the State Government for small businesses advising of opportunities, grants and awards.

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Whatever you want for your tomorrow, start making it happen today at Southern Cross University.

New campaign showcases Gold Coast's playful personality

Destination Gold Coast has launched an all-out advertising blitz to convert the pent-up demand for travel into Australia’s favourite holiday playground.

Business experts wanted

Ready to share your business knowledge and give back to your community? Carers Queensland’s Be Your Own Boss – Microbusiness Program aims to empower, educate and support people with disability to create or grow their own microbusiness.

Gold Coast Economy Outlook

The Economic Outlook report is designed to provide a brief, non-technical overview of the Gold Coast’s economic performance including post-COVID recovery and growth compared to the state and national level economies. The report is supplemented with short-term forecasts of the macroeconomic drivers of the Gold Coast economy.

Changes to contractor rules in Queensland: What it means for business

Join CCIQ's webinar with Gilchrest Connell Principal, Mark Curran to learn about changes to contractor laws and what the implications are for drafting of contracting agreements.

$6.75m mental health and wellness package to mark start of Queensland Small Business Month

The Palaszczuk Government has announced as part of Queensland Small Business Month (May) a $6.75 million package to support the mental health and wellness of small business owners.

World's biggest airshow coming in 2023

Major Events Gold Coast (MEGC) with the support of the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland, announced it has secured one of the world's biggest and most spectacular airshows for the Gold Coast.

You are invited to exclusively host your guests at SWELL

To celebrate 20 years of SWELL, for the first time ever they are offering exclusive experiences, beachside, at SWELL SCULPTURE FESTIVAL.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

The Connections updates is designed to provide stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to our region.

Business Basics grants: Applications for round 3 to open soon

These grants offer $5000 to eligible new or emerging businesses to improve their operations, such as upgrading websites, improving skills or adopting best practice.

LAST DAYS to have your business voice heard: CCIQ’s Pulse Survey closing soon

CCIQ's March quarter Pulse survey is your chance to have your business voice heard and help us advocate to government on behalf of businesses across the state for better business conditions in Queensland.

Gold Coast Film Festival comes to Southern Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Film Festival will be holding free ‘Cooly Beachside Cinema’ over 2 nights in Queen Elizabeth Park (next to Cooly Surf Club).

Update from Laura Gerber MP, State Member for Currumbin

Laura provides an update on what's been happening in politics along with an update on what has been happening in the electorate.

Join a networking event with a twist - A Commonwealth Government Initiative

Join some networking with a twist, where you’ll meet other local small businesses, Karen Andrews Minister for Home Affairs / Federal Member for McPherson and, Laura Gerber MP Currumbin, in a fast-paced and structured networking setting.

Take The Lead - One Day Business Event

Join 3 industry experts who will be giving businesses the tools, resources and confidence to elevate your business.

How was your business directly or indirectly impacted during the recent Queensland floods?

CCIQ want to understand how your business was directly or indirectly impacted from the recent natural disaster in Queensland.

Southern GC backs Light Rail Stage 4

Independent market research has revealed 63 per cent of residents surveyed support the proposed Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 4 down the Gold Coast Highway.

Legends of Surf 72 Exhibition

Legends of Surf 72 exhibition takes you on a wave of nostalgia following a phenomenal year of surfing events in 1972, celebrating the 50th anniversary of surfing and a celebration of the legendary 1972 Australian Team.

2022 Australian Police Bowls Carnival at Coolangatta

The Queensland Police Bowls club in partnership with Coolangatta Bowls & Recreation Club will be hosting the 62nd Australian Police Bowls Championships from 28 April to 5 May 2022 and is looking for support.

Update from Laura Gerber MP, State Member for Currumbin

Laura provides an update on grants that have become available along with an update on what has been happening in the electorate.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary wins Silver at 2021 Australian Tourism Awards!

After taking out the Queensland Award last year, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has walked away with silver in the best Major Tourism Attraction in the country at the 2021 Australian Tourism Awards.

Discount offer for new headshots

Is it time for some fresh new images? The team from Fotoforce are offering a 10% discount for Chamber members.

Presentations from March 2022 breakfast

Two fantastic presentation were delivered by both the Gold Coast Airport and the City of Gold Coast. If you missed it or want to find out more, we have uploaded these for you.

Disaster recovery funding now open

Small businesses, primary producers and non-profit organisations in the defined disaster areas who were directly impacted by the recent South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 22 February - 7 March 2022 may now apply for Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants.

Natural disaster support for businesses

A range of support and information is available for businesses impacted by the recent rainfall and floods.

South East Queensland Natural Disaster Business Survey

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training would like to connect with business owners impacted by recent rainfall and flooding to identify what help they need during this challenging time. It is important we can support them to recover and get back on track quickly.

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