Gold coast airport’s $260m world-class expansion is ready to take off

Gold Coast Airport is ready to welcome the rest of Australia and the world when its $260 million terminal expansion opens to travellers from the first week of September

Announcement from GOLD MEMBER: Crowley Calvert & Holmes!

Crowley Calvert & Holmes have joined Kelly + Partners.

High Speed Rail Authority legislation introduced to Parliament

The Australian Government has introduced legislation to Parliament to establish the High Speed Rail Authority.

Jobs jump for Queensland as supercross HQ lands on the Gold Coast

The global headquarters of Supercross World Championship organiser SX Global Pty Ltd has moved to the Gold Coast.

Labour shortages – Jobs and Skill Summit Outcomes Summary

The Jobs and Skill Summit was held in Canberra from 1 to 2 September. CCIQ has been working with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to put through the Queensland perspective at the federal level.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary takes out top training award!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has been recognised with a top award at the Queensland Training Awards 2022.

Announced in Brisbane over the weekend, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary was named the winner of the Medium Size Employer category.

Youth Music Venture launches 4th program for this year

Since 2009, the Youth Music Venture has been a youth music initiative run by amazing Volunteers, for the local community. They teach young musicians how to play in a band - for FREE! They have just launched their next program.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

The Connections newsletter is designed to provide stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to our region from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Update from the Queensland Small Business Commissioner

Next month the Commissioner will welcome seven councils into our Small Business Friendly Councils (SBFC) Program. What does that mean for the small businesses in those regions, and what has been achieved by the 33 councils already on the journey?

Small Business Connect update

The Queensland Government has released a ten-year plan to address workforce shortages which would see all Queenslanders who want to work, supported into good jobs. Read more here.

Women of the Year finalists named and ready for their big night

THE Gold Coast Bulletin Women of the Year finalists are in and new category 'Stars of Tourism' features 3 Southern Gold Coast business leaders out of the 4 in the category.

The Future of Work Survey

Your chance to help CCIQ identify the future trends in Queensland's workplaces.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

The Connections newsletter is designed to provide stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to our region from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Weather the Storm. How your business can survive a disaster.

As part of Gold Coast Business Week, you are invited to participate in a Disaster Preparedness for Business forum.

Disasters, including severe weather events, cyclones, bushfires, pandemics or other natural hazard events can have a major impact on businesses.

CCIQ Pulse Report: Business performance improves in June quarter but outlook deteriorates

Overall general business conditions in Queensland improved in the June quarter, new CCIQ data shows, but record high labour and operating costs have deteriorated businesses’ confidence in the economy. Read more here on the latest results from the CCIQ Pulse Survey.

Race In To Currumbin RSL For Dad's Day

Say Cheers to Dad this Father's Day at Currumbin RSL. Take dad to his favourite place!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary takes out the top Training Award!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary was 1 of 11 businesses recognised at the South East Queensland 2022 Queensland Training Awards last week, taking out the region’s ‘Medium Employer of the Year’ title.

Stars line up for Lion's Long Lunch

Chris ‘Choppy’ Close, Billy Moore, Greg Inglis, Trevor ‘The Axe’ Gillmeister, Kevin Campion and Preston Campbell will headline ‘The Lion’s Long Lunch’ will be held at Seagulls Club on August 5. Proceeds from the event will help support community links and the Tom Searle scholarship program.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner

The iconic Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is turning 75 this year, and to celebrate the Sanctuary is holding a Gala Dinner at The Star Gold Coast to celebrate, along with raising vital funds for conservation programs.

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Day

Hospital Open Day is when the doors are opened to share the team's exceptional work to save our precious native wildlife. It's a fantastic opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's busiest wildlife hospitals!

Mental health first aid training for small businesses

The Wesley Mission Queensland COVID Recovery Border Community Service, funded by Queensland Health, is offering Queensland Border Community small business owners and their staff the chance to complete Mental Health First Aid Training online.

Pulse Business Survey - What does your business need to scale and grow?

CCIQ want to understand what your business needs to scale and grow, including the most significant costs impacting your business and where you see growth opportunities in the future.

Currumbin Business Feedback

The City Economy team at The City of Gold Coast, are focusing on the business community in the Currumbin precinct and want some feedback.

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training connections update

The Connections newsletter is designed to provide stakeholders with links and updates on information which is relevant to our region from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Small Business Connect

The Queensland Government has announced $39.1 million in the State Budget 2022–23 to support small businesses over the next four years to transition from recovery to growth. Read more here.

Creekfest this weekend

Currumbin RSL's annual Creekfest kicks off this weekend!

Running a business online resources

Find out about business restrictions, resources and support. Read about current business restrictions.; Find business health and safety resources including posters to encourage social distancing and good hygiene.; Use the COVID-19 business assistance finder tool to find out what support you may be eligible for.

Mental health and wellbeing resources for businesses

Online mental health checks. Use Beyond Blue's anxiety and depression checklist to work out how your feelings may have changed. Based on your responses, you'll be given information and contacts to help you take the next step in seeking support.

Leaders in League Breakfast

Beyond toughness and skill, every single player that dons a jersey in the QRLW or the NRLW is filled with passion and pride in the legacy they are creating and who they represent. Chamber Gold Sponsor Seagulls invites you to celebrate their ‘Leaders In League’ Breakfast.

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.

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