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Queensland business confidence crash as reopening boost falls flat

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) Pulse Survey data for the December 2021 quarter shows business confidence in the next 12 months fell 16.9 points to the lowest reading since the start of the COVID economic crisis in March 2020.

Opening to the world with a $200 million aviation attraction package

The Queensland government has announced that it will commit $100 million towards an aviation attraction package. This dollar figure will combine with an additional $100 million contributed by the state's four international airports.

Impressive line up to kick off a series of events for the year

The Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce kicks off the events calendar with a stellar line up of guest speakers including Laura Gerber MP, Alfred Slogrove and Professor Julie Jomeen for the first event on the 17th of February 2022.

Mental Health Coaching program

NewAccess, developed by Beyond Blue, is a free and confidential mental health coaching program for small business owners and sole traders.

2022 Queensland Training Awards now open

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Queensland Training Awards – celebrating excellence in training and the transformative power of skills.

Queensland business is everyone's business

Now is the time for Queensland consumers and businesses to be depending on their communities and local supply chains for goods, services, stock and resources.

Small Business Connect - January 2022 edition

Updates from the Queensland Government's Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Something ROARsome has arrived at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new experience, Extinction Trail, has been 100 million years in the making! A permanent, immersive outdoor adventure, Extinction Trail’s special effects and lifelike models will transport you to a time when dinosaurs and megafauna ruled the earth!

Managing COVID-19 in workplaces

Understanding COVID-19 close contact rules for workplaces and critically essential workers

How has your business recovered from the Covid-19 economic crisis?

CCIQ's December quarter Pulse Survey is your chance to have your business voice heard and help us advocate to government on behalf of businesses across the state for better business conditions in Queensland.

Gold Coast City Business Feedback - Coolangatta/Kirra precinct

The City Economy team at the City of the Gold Coast would like your feedback around recent business trading conditions in the Coolangatta – Kirra precinct.

New Year - New Me (Brand)

The Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce has launched into the New Year with a new look, new name and even a new website.

Queensland’s border changes

The Premier has announced that from 1am Saturday (15 Jan), Queensland’s domestic border restrictions are being lifted.

Do the right thing and step up to clean up this Clean Up Australia Day

Businesses are invited to run a Business Clean Up event as part of Clean Up Australia Day again in 2022.

CCIQ Quarterly Pulse Survey now open - Have you business voice heard

CCIQ’s December Pulse Survey is now open!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary named Queensland’s Best Tourist Attraction

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has won Queensland’s most prestigious tourism accolade, named Best Major Tourist Attraction at last Friday nights Queensland Tourism Awards.

HoneyWorld re-launches on the Southern Gold Coast

Gold Coast Icon Honeyworld has been renovated and reopened with Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Now available - CCIQ and ACCI's COVID-19 vaccination employer guide

Need more detail on how the COVID-19 vaccination impacts your business?

See CCIQ's and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's COVID-19 vaccination and the workplace employer guide (August 2021).

FREE WORKSHOP! Digital Marketing 101: Connecting with your ideal customer

Do you struggle with Digital Marketing? Need to get online but not sure where to start?

With a simple guide to the world of digital marketing, let Sarah Davis from Business Station show you how to reach your ideal customer organically (free). From free tools like Google My Business, to social media and online selling, Sarah will show you what you need and what you don’t need!

An update from Crowley Calvert & Holmes Chartered Accountants

It's November already and apparently that seems to be the perfect time to implement a range of changes from the ATO, ASIC and other Government bodies.

Crowley Calvert & Holmes Chartered Accountants have compiled a shortlist of the most important below to keep you on top of everything being introduced before the Christmas break.

Manufacturing Hubs - Round 2 of Grant Program

The Gold Coast Manufacturing Hub are about to open a round ($2.5m) of grants for local SME operators, designed to help them adapt and adopt new technologies in their manufacturing process.

Clean Up Currumbin Day - 21st November

Currumbin RSL has teamed up with Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and created 'Clean Up Currumbin Day' to help Clean Up Currumbin on Sunday the 21st November from 9am.

The Queensland Government has announced new public health and social measures linked to vaccination

These new social measures will come into place on 17 December 2021 or when Queensland reaches 80% double vaccinated status.

Wrap for Good at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital’s Christmas Fundraiser

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is calling on accomplished and amateur gift wrappers alike to donate their hands and hearts this festive season to raise funds for animals in need.

The CCIQ September Pulse Survey results are in

Christmas business confidence missing traditional festive cheer!

City of Gold Coast's Community Group Hub - Now online

Are you a part of a Gold Coast community group? Community organisations including sporting clubs, are the heart and soul of our city, and City of Gold Coast’s new online hub is a one-stop-shop of free information and resources.

Gold Coast's Play Money Rewards is back!

Support businesses in the border region and get $50 off* retail, dining, services and experiences, and $100 off* accommodation.

Division 14 Councillor Newsletter - November 2021

Read the latest news from Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neill

Queensland Government's Small Business Connect update

Find out about the latest from the Queensland Government through this update as part of the Unity & Recover program.

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