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Grant alert: Advance Queensland Business Development Fund

Does your business need early-stage, co-investment funding? Fancy between $125,000 and $2.5 million? You may be eligible for the Advance Queensland Business Development Fund (BDF), which focuses on the growth of innovative Queensland businesses, particularly in the emerging industries of tomorrow. The BDF promotes angel and venture capital investment in Queensland-based businesses. NB: Applications can […]

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Australian Regional Development Conference 2019 hits Coast

Are you interested in the strategic direction for the progress, growth and investment of the region? Check out the upcoming 6th annual Australian Regional Development Conference 2019 at Novotel Twin Waters Resort on September 16-17. RDASC CEO Paul Fisher is on the advisory committee for this much-anticipated event, which is critical to connecting industry leaders and […]

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Free event: Export Asia – Opportunities for the Sunshine Coast Region

Businesses can learn about growth and innovation at Export Asia – Opportunities for the Sunshine Coast Region, at a free information session presented by Sunshine Coast Airport, Food Agribusiness Network FAN and ANZ Australia. It will be held at Sunshine Coast Airport on Tuesday, July 30 from 9-11am, so register now via https://buff.ly/2YcWNU7. You’ll learn […]

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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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Meet the region’s top movers and shakers at connectors’ breakfast

Network with the region’s top movers and shakers at the Kawana Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Connectors Breakfast at The Lakehouse Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, June 5 from 6.30-8.30am. Connectors include Paul Fisher, CEO, Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast (pictured); Paul Martins, Head of Economic Development, Sunshine Coast Council and Linda Delamotte, President, Sunshine Coast […]

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Countdown is on for national cleantech conference

The countdown is on until the RDA Sunshine Coast supported event – the National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition at The Events Centre, Caloundra from May 29-31, featuring a stellar line-up of speakers, including TV star builder/designer Barry Du Bois. Limited tickets are still available to Australia’s only event for the producers, stakeholders and commercial […]