Networking, events & workshops

Awards

Applications are open until 31 October, 2019 for the 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.

If you know of a Queensland woman working in a rural or regional industry, business or community who wants to innovate and use her skills to benefit her industry or community, please encourage her to apply.

The award provides an opportunity to build profile, enhance leadership skills and connect with proactive women from across Queensland and Australia.

The Queensland winner will receive $10,000 to implement her project and professional development and networking opportunities.

Information and application form on the AgriFutures website

Chamber of Commerce meetings

Beaudesert: 16 October, 2019

Boonah: 16 October, 2019

Kooralbyn Valley: 28 October, 2019

Tamborine Mountain: 13 November, 2019

Canungra: 13 November, 2019

Workshops

Check back here for up-to-date information about upcoming workshops

Funding and assistance opportunities

Mentoring for Growth - Open

Offers eligible businesses access to volunteer business experts who provide insights, options and suggestions about challenges and opportunities in your business.
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Social Enterprise Grants

First Round of social enterprise grants to help the sector grow and create more jobs for Queenslanders. Grants will provided funding from $5000 to $50,000 of assistance Applications close 2 December, 2019

Jobs & Regional Growth - Open

The $150 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund is part of the government’s broader Jobs and Regional Growth Package, targeted at growing regional economies and creating long-term jobs.
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Business NBN solution finder

This is an online tool designed to help businesses better understand the voice and data needs of each business site, including programs used and levels of service support.
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Free apprenticeships for under 21s

The Queensland Government’s free apprenticeships for people under 21 cover the cost of training for apprentices and trainees who commence or are undertaking a priority apprenticeship or traineeship qualification from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2023.

Ignite Ideas Fund

Round 7 expected release
30 March, 2020
Find Queensland Government grants and assistance programs that may help you