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Small business digital grants up for grabs

Calling all small businesses! Round 6 of the Queensland Government’s Small Business Digital Grants Program closes on June 26. The Small Business Digital Grants provide up to $10,000 in matched funding to eligible businesses to enhance digital capabilities, such as implementing specialised software, receiving online payments or creating a digital marketing strategy. The minimum grant […]

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Develop your social enterprise at workshops

The Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast is hosting a series of five Business Model Canvas Workshops to develop your social enterprise, using the Business Model Canvas (BMC) framework, from June 24 until September 16. Hosted by Social Enterprise Network Sunshine Coast’s Helen Andrew (pictured), each workshop will see Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast facilitators work with individual businesses to […]

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How to find your business’s branding voice

Small businesses can boost their communication strategies by attending, Finding your voice: What does your brand have to say? – an ASBAS Digital Solutions Qld workshop, presented by RDA Brisbane. The workshop will be held at Coolum Surf Club, 1775-1779 David Low Way, Coolum Beach on Wednesday, June 26 from 5.30-7.30pm. Commentator, business writer and speaker Tracy Sheen, in […]

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Peregian Digital Hub wins $75,000 funding boost

Noosa Council has won a $75,000 State Government grant to support the Peregian Digital Hub. The grant will be used to establish a suite of industry collaboration events and talent development activities, targeting different groups within Noosa’s digital sector. Events will cater for software and IT developers, digital storytellers such as film and TV producers, online marketers, […]

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Local employers urged to hire more apprentices

Sunshine Coast employers are being urged to hire more apprentices in order to boost the local economy. To facilitate this, the Apprentice Employment Network(AEN), which represents 25 Group Training Companies in Queensland who employ more than 4300 apprentices and trainees, is hosting a free information evening. Register now via apprenticeemployerevent.com.au for its Apprenticeship Promotion information evening […]

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Businesses urged to hire more women seeking to return to work

Does your medium-to-large regional business need assistance in recruiting talented women seeking to return to work? The Federal Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business is undertaking an expression of interest (EOI) process to select 10 businesses across regional Australia to participate in the Career Revive initiative. This initiative will see businesses receive […]