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Census requirements for Tourism Businesses

Tourism businesses are reminded of their obligations for the 2016 Census. Conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics every five years, the Census counts every person and household in Australia. It is important that everyone in Australia, except foreign diplomats… Read more »

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Advance Queensland Initiatives

The below documents pull together the Advance Queensland initiatives as well as many local, state, federal, startup, business, export, innovation and procurement initiatives and connections to assist startups and business. Please find enclosed the following information:- Advisory Information Script –… Read more »

CQ’s Sausage King – Kev Brown’s Butchery

Following the regional AMIC Qld Sausage King and Best Butchers Burger Competition awards over the weekend, local butcher Kev Brown has secured a swag of awards for his delicious snags. The regional competition is open to all butchers throughout Central Queensland… Read more »

PKF Forensic and Risk Services Queensland Roadshow

Local Accounting firm PKF have expanded their offer to include a Risk services unit. Principle David Morgan discusses the changes to their business: PKF Forensic and Risk Services is a new national business. As part of our launch into the… Read more »

Rookwood Weir on National Agenda

Construction of the Rookwood Weir on the Fitzroy River has been named as the ‘immediate priority’ for newly appointed Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, Senator for Queensland and qualified economist. Considered a ‘nation building project’, with $130… Read more »

Upcoming Tourism Conferences

Mark your calendar for some of the upcoming tourism conferences in 2016. AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL TOURISM NETWORK CONVENTION 2016 25-27 October 2016 – Roma, Queensland The annual ARTN Convention provides a forum to discuss, debate and investigate issues, challenges and opportunities facing regional… Read more »

Queensland Winter Campaign with Wotif and TEQ!

Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism operators take up the TEQ Winter Campaign. Partnering with (part of Expedia) for the first half of the campaign, with a direct call to action for industry deals on for the second half… Read more »

Economic Gardening “High Growth Business Program” – Final Call for Business Registrations.

The closing date for registrations of interest (ROI’s) for our next Economic Gardening High Growth Business  Program (September to December) has been extended to July 20th – so don’t delay in registering. The Program aims to identify local emerging entrepreneurs… Read more »

Capricornia in the National Spotlight

Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry is poised to make political history by being the first female modern conservative and first Queensland LNP Member to win the seat in consecutive elections for nearly 100 years. Funding commitments for the Seat… Read more »