Member Spotlight: First Class Accounts – Palm Beach

With a motto like “more than bookkeepers”, this local business can help you identify and apply for grants in order to ease your burdens during tough times.

Chamber President calls for common sense

Having only been reappointed as President in early September, Hilary Jacobs has hit the ground running as she calls on local candidates to 'fess up' on their stance regarding restrictions.


Check out the latest news on all things road works, local council investment and planning. Keep up to date with what happening in the local area and plan ahead for your small business.

JobKeeper 2.0

The JobKeeper Extension has now begun. We have a brief overview of the extension below for you.

Lease assistance extended

Framework to uphold rental relief for business and for tenants and landlords to negotiate reduced rent payments/settle disputes is now running until 31 December 2020.

Beer Is Back - Restrictions ease

With the long weekend set to bring locals out to market, SLSC's, pubs, bars and restaurants are welcoming the good news, you can stand and have a beer.

Take Care: The message from the south

Cr Gail O'Neill has teamed with Theory to create a lasting reminder of the COVID-19 crisis and to celebrate how the Southern Gold Coast and border communities have pulled together to navigate the pandemic.

CCIQ Gold Coast Pulse Survey is now open!

The CCIQ Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce Pulse survey is now open and we need YOUR voice.

New coffee table book showcases 'Our Border Region'

Local Gold Coast publisher Headline Publishing has produced a 75-page book on the best of the Southern Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales.

City of Gold Coast supports local businesses through eMarketplace

Council officers provided an update on the City of Gold Coast's newest initiative at the recent Chamber of Commerce breakfast. eMarketplace is making it easier to do business with the City.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary staff member releases children's book

A new children’s book authored by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s Koala Specialist and Mammal Supervisor Sarah Eccleston is helping to raise the next generation of Koala conservationists.

Member Spotlight: Evolve Chiropractic GC

To evolve is a peaceful, harmonious transition to a new state of being. The team at Evolve Chiropractic GC want to help you not just feel better, but to be truly different.

Member Spotlight: Greenmount Beach Surf Club

Located at the beautiful and picturesque Greenmount Beach. The Greenmount Beach Surf Club offers a forward-thinking business model with a pragmatic team who are ready to tackle every challenge.

2019/20 in review: snapshot of the Chamber's AGM

Here is your chance to see the work of our local chamber throughout the 2019/20 period and to hear the latest from our esteemed Treasurer, John Forrester

SWELL Sculpture Festival: Brings the beach to life

The spellbinding beauty of our Currumbin shoreline was the perfect setting to showcase creativity and delight visitors from across the city.

Air NZ boss bursts travel bubble idea

Passengers would likely be compelled to undergo rapid COVID-19 tests before and after flights when overseas travel returns. Tracking and tracing will also have to be “significantly improved".

Pandemics strange affect on shopping market shelves

As the pandemic continues to curb the nation's lifestyles, surprise items are selling out, while other 'essentials' are languishing on the shelves.

DSDTI Stakeholder Update - COVID-19 | September 2020

The Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation recognises the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to severely impact Queensland industries and businesses.

Pacific Motorway (M1) Varsity Lakes to Tugun upgrade

Notification #10 - Project update and upcoming construction activities

Online Grant Writing Information Session

Local groups are invited to develop their grant writing skills and find out

how to apply for sources of funding.

‘Ocean Fiesta’ is making waves at Palm Beach Surf Club

Palm Beach Surf Club doubles down on its commitment to sustainability with ‘Ocean Fiesta’, an epic celebration of all things ocean and marine life running until the end of October 2020.

Member Spotlight: ANZ Mobile Lending GC South & Tweed Coast

Need help with your Home and Business Loans? see this dedicated local team who bring the bank to you!

Member Spotlight: Sumptuous Fine Food

Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, this business creates scrumptious delights that will fill your belly and warm your heart.

Member Spotlight: Matthew Barnes Interior Design (MBID)

Established in 2013, this sole trader specialises in residential and small-to-medium scale commercial projects from Byron Bay to Brisbane.


The Morrison Government has recognised the importance of adult learning, and the development of skills, regardless of age.


Check out the latest news on all things road works, local council investment and planning. Keep up to date with what happening in the local area and plan ahead for your small business.


SafeVisit is the simplest, easiest & most intuitive QR check-in, check out and live headcount system for your business!

UPDATE: Qld Border

Federal ministers, NSW premier and Gold Coast businesses bosses take aim at Queensland’s hard-line border closure

What is a recession?

Australia hasn’t seen a recession for nearly three decades – but it is beginning to look like 2020 will be the year that breaks the 28-year dream run.

Rydges Gold Coast Airport: First photos inside new southern Gold Coast hotel

The finishing touches are being put on the $50 million Rydges hotel at Gold Coast Airport ahead of its pre-Christmas opening.

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