Business Events Calendar

  • Online information session - Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia Project Funding Round

    27th Mar - Mar 2017

    AusIndustry will be holding online information sessions on Monday 27 March and Thursday 30 March to assist applicants interested in applying for the CRC for Developing Northern Australia Project Funding Round. This project funding round opened on 20 February 2017 and will provide grants of up to $3 million over terms of up to three years for collaborative research projects which address industry problems in tropical health and medicine, including models of care; and tropical and northern agriculture including animal and plant improvement and sustainability. Applications close at 5pm AEDT on Thursday 20 April 2017. Grants will be awarded through an open, competitive project funding round administered by AusIndustry.

    The information sessions will be run between 1 – 2 pm AEST on both days and consist of a short presentation followed by a live online Q&A session. A link to join the sessions will be available from business.gov.au/northernaustraliaprojects. The sessions are open and you do not need to pre-register to join. Simply visit the information session viewer on the day to join. A transcript will also be available on business.gov.au following the presentations.

  • 2017 Master Builders BUSSQ Roadshow

    27th Mar - Mar 2017

    What is Roadshow?

    Roadshow is a free event that travels across Queensland, connecting builders and tradies with industry experts to hear first-hand about the important changes happening in the building and construction sector.

    This year’s event will focus on workplace health and safety and the Queensland Building Plan, with panel discussions and displays of new products and technology that will help you run your business. You’ll also have plenty of time to pick the experts’ brains about other safety issues, in an informal Q&A-style discussion.

    What you’ll get out of Roadshow

    • Fortify yourself against unnecessary risk and listen to our panel of industry experts discuss effective consultation, collaborating and risk management practices that can create positive safety outcomes for your business.
    • Hear about the Queensland Building Plan, which contains a number of proposals about key issues facing our industry. Covering everything from security of payments and non-conforming building products right through to things like building certification.
    • Actively take part in an open discussion with industry leaders around the big issues facing the building sector.
    • Capture one-on-one time with the people leading the industry in superannuation, housing, training and licensing, and talk about the local issues you’re facing.
    • Get your eyes on the new products and technology that will make running your business easier.
    • Catch up with your mates and have a drink on us.

    Event Schedule

    ·         4.30pm     Registration opens, exhibitor stalls, welcome drinks

    ·         5.45pm     Presentations, panel discussion and Q&A

    ·         6.30pm     Network with other members, Master Builders’ staff and industry experts

    ·         8.00pm     Event finishes

    Registration is free

    Roadshow is a member-only event, but feel free to bring along up to three non-member mates as your guests. 

  • Online information session - Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia Project Funding Round

    30th Mar - Mar 2017

    AusIndustry will be holding online information sessions on Monday 27 March and Thursday 30 March to assist applicants interested in applying for the CRC for Developing Northern Australia Project Funding Round. This project funding round opened on 20 February 2017 and will provide grants of up to $3 million over terms of up to three years for collaborative research projects which address industry problems in tropical health and medicine, including models of care; and tropical and northern agriculture including animal and plant improvement and sustainability. Applications close at 5pm AEDT on Thursday 20 April 2017. Grants will be awarded through an open, competitive project funding round administered by AusIndustry.

    The information sessions will be run between 1 – 2 pm AEST on both days and consist of a short presentation followed by a live online Q&A session. A link to join the sessions will be available from business.gov.au/northernaustraliaprojects. The sessions are open and you do not need to pre-register to join. Simply visit the information session viewer on the day to join. A transcript will also be available on business.gov.au following the presentations.

  • Gladstone Resource Industry Supply Chain Expo 2017

    Gladstone Resource Industry Supply Chain Expo 2017

    6th Apr - Apr 2017

    Save yourself from reading hundreds of capability statements and visit the Gladstone Resource Industry Supply Chain Expo, presented by Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA).

    The Expo is an unsurpassed opportunity to engage with Gladstone’s highly skilled engineers, manufacturers, suppliers and industry experts in person.

    Connect with up to 100 businesses, in one day, at one convenient location.

    The Expo is a must attend event for industry professionals involved in project design and development, procurement and sourcing who looking to improve their supply chain and compare costs and services.

    • Discover the latest products and services in the industrial supply chain sector
    • Learn about Gladstone industrial sites and planned future developments
    • Expand your network and identify commercial opportunities by linking with new contacts
    • Contribute to Queensland’s future by building relationships with regional service providers

    The Expo is free to attend. Register below.

    Register here

  • Small Business Solutions Workshop

    Small Business Solutions Workshop

    27th Apr - 28th Apr 2017

    Government Subsidised Programs (Rockhampton) – Find out if you are Eligible

    Are you a small business, looking for practical advice from someone in the know? Do you find yourself needing a little extra help to make the most of your enterprise? Then Small Business Solutions is the place for you. With time constraints and so many areas of your business to manage and operate, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and feel the need to ask for help along the way. Small Business Solutions is developed specifically to help those in smaller set ups who want tried and tested solutions to their business issues. 

    Small Business Solutions is an award-winning Queensland Smart State initiative designed with small businesses, micro businesses and home-based businesses in mind. As we are government subsidised, seeking support from Small Business Solutions is an affordable way to get great results. We will be running a variety of workshops in Rockhampton over the coming months. There is an eligibility criteria around the SBS programs. To find out if you are eligible, click here An SBS representative will be in touch to let you know what programs you are eligible for.

    VENUE:  To be confirmed

  • C2C - Communication to Careers - A RING Initiative

    C2C - Communication to Careers - A RING Initiative

    27th Apr - Apr 2017

    C2C-EVENT

    Rockhampton Innovative Networking Group (RING) invites you to participate in the next Communication to Careers (C2C) event which links Year 12 students with business representatives to help build the students’ confidence and communication skills.  This is helpful for when they gain an interview with a potential employer.

    Help students: improve their interview skills, expand their professional network, create a path to their future!

    For more information about the upcoming events, click here.

    RSVP:  events@ring.org.au

    What is Communication 2 Careers?

    A conversation is the act of communication between 2 or more individuals.

    Communication 2 Careers is a RING initiated event where students get to meet local business people and expand their business networks while improving their communication skills with short interview like conversations.

    The Conversations may cover the students plans on leaving school, resume tips, career advice and further education/training they may benefit from. Research has indicated that students who can recall having four or more career conversations are five times more likely to be working or in further education.

    Business representatives who have attended C2C events have used the opportunity to recruit staff. The purpose however is to provide the students with the opportunity to practice their face to face communication skills to better prepare them for future job interviews. C2C business attendees have commented on the calibre of the students and their enthusiasm to contribute in the workforce.

    If you are interested in hosting a Communication 2 Careers event for your students, or would like to participate in the next C2C event, click here to register your interest!

  • C2C - Communication to Careers - A RING Initiative

    C2C - Communication to Careers - A RING Initiative

    4th May - May 2017

    Rockhampton Innovative Networking Group (RING) invites you to participate in the next Communication to Careers (C2C) event which links Year 12 students with business representatives to help build the students’ confidence and communication skills.  This is helpful for when they gain an interview with a potential employer.

    Help students: improve their interview skills, expand their professional network, create a path to their future!

    For more information about the upcoming events, click here.

    RSVP:  events@ring.org.au

    What is Communication 2 Careers?

    A conversation is the act of communication between 2 or more individuals.

    Communication 2 Careers is a RING initiated event where students get to meet local business people and expand their business networks while improving their communication skills with short interview like conversations.

    The Conversations may cover the students plans on leaving school, resume tips, career advice and further education/training they may benefit from. Research has indicated that students who can recall having four or more career conversations are five times more likely to be working or in further education.

    Business representatives who have attended C2C events have used the opportunity to recruit staff. The purpose however is to provide the students with the opportunity to practice their face to face communication skills to better prepare them for future job interviews. C2C business attendees have commented on the calibre of the students and their enthusiasm to contribute in the workforce.

    If you are interested in hosting a Communication 2 Careers event for your students, or would like to participate in the next C2C event, click here to register your interest!