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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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Heywire calls for 2019 young trailblazers

Are you a young change-maker? Applications are now open for the ABC Heywire’s Trailblazers program, which showcases the stories of regional Australia’s brightest upcoming leaders. Trailblazers is an opportunity for regional change-makers aged 18–28 to have their work celebrated nationally. Successful applicants will have their story told on the ABC and also attend a Trailblazer […]

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Coast event launches Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2019

Local businesses can grow their export-ise (get it?) at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2019 Awards Briefing and Exporter Info Session at Alexandra Headland Surf Club, 167 Alexandra Pde on Wednesday, June 19 from 10-11.45am. The export awards acknowledge Queensland businesses engaged in international trade and reward their dedication to excellence. The local event […]

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New SCRIPT Chair heralds Coast as an innovation paradise

The Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (#SCRIPT), which fuels the culture of innovation on the Sunshine Coast, has announced an exciting new team for the second half of 2019. At a recent Open House networking event at the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, SCRIPT announced a new Chair, a new Regional Innovation Coordinator (RIC) and farewelled outgoing […]

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Small business owners get tech savvy on clients

Ever wondered who’s your ideal client? Check out new ASBAS Digital Solutions Qld workshop, presented by RDA Brisbane – Capturing your ideal client – held in partnership with Sunshine Coast Council, Maleny Commerce and Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast. It will be hosted by The Orangery Maleny on Thursday, June 6 from 5.30-7.30pm. Presenter Tracey […]

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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 […]