Entries by Sheena Lindholm

Qld Wine Industry Assoc welcomes Equalisation Tax reform outcomes

The Federal Government announced its reforms to the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) rebate on Friday December 2. “Reforms to the WET rebate system were announced in the 2016 budget and the Queensland Wine Industry Association (QWIA) has been actively involved in the consultation process to obtain a fair and equitable outcome for our industry. Driven […]

UP TO $300K AVAILABLE FOR RURAL GENERAL PRACTICES

The Australian Government has committed $13.1 million in funding under the Rural General Practice Grants Program (the Program) for grants up to $300,000 each to deliver improved health services through additional infrastructure, increased levels of teaching and training for health practitioners, and more opportunities to deliver ‘healthy living’ education to local communities. The Program will […]

nbn GRANT – WOULD $25K BOOST YOUR GROWTH?

Connected to the NBN? You could be eligible for a business, community or education category $25K grant. The AIIA is partnering with nbn to encourage growth using better, faster internet connectivity. Grants of up to $25K are available to organisations across business, community and education categories. Tell us how nbn™ network connectivity is driving your […]

TOURISM CONFERENCE IN KINGAROY – REGISTER NOW

The Southern Queensland Tourism Industry Conference will be held in Kingaroy, 21-22 February 2017. Early bird registration prices are $360, after the 20th December prices will rise to $460. Southern Queensland Country Tourism RTO partners are eligible to receive a 10% discount off their registration costs. The draft program is now available, click to view the registration form. For further […]

SMALL BUSINESS DIGITAL GRANTS PROGRAM

The Small Business Digital Grants Program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the global economy and make the most of online business opportunities arising from digital disruption. Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for the […]

$20,000 BACK TO WORK ‘YOUTH BOOST’ FOR REGIONAL BUSINESSES

Queensland employers will have a $20,000 additional incentive to hire local young people this festive season with the Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announcing the doubling of the Government’s $10,000 incentive when hiring unemployed youths. “Youth unemployment was unacceptably high in some regions and my Government is redoubling its efforts to address this challenge,” Ms Palaszczuk said. “This is a massive […]

SOUTH BURNETT BUSINESS EXPO

The South Burnett Business Expo is a great opportunity for the community to see what local businesses have to offer and for local businesses to build connections. The evening includes information, trade stands and networking opportunities featuring guest speaker ‘Stay At Home Mum’ (SAHM). SAHM  is a multi-chanel network of money saving ideas, discussion, recipes, news and heartfelt stories […]

SWICKERS WILL REBUILD

At an event hosted by South Burnett Directions on Monday 15th November, Mayor Keith Campbell commended Swickers on their business continuity plan and congratulated the management of Swickers for their work since the incident last weekend. CEO of Sunpork Rob van Barneveld  and GM Operations Linchon Hawks reaffirmed their commitment to their staff and the […]

WEEKLY FREIGHT FLIGHTS ANNOUNCED TO HONG KONG

The Palaszczuk Government has today welcomed the announcement that the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, Toowoomba, has secured a deal for a weekly Cathay Pacific freight flight to Hong Kong. Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Jackie Trad said the announcement demonstrated the strength of Queensland’s agricultural export sector. “I would like to wholeheartedly […]

Get Your Capability Statement

A Capability Statement Writing Workshop, facilitated by Department of State Development, was held on 23 September 2016 and was attended by 15 local business representatives, who gained knowledge on the preparation of a good capability statement, and its value for winning tenders for major projects. This was an opportune time, given the upcoming AGL Wind […]