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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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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 […]

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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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Causeway Innovation boosts local businesses at workshops

With the support of Noosa Council, Advance Queensland and #SCRIPT, Causeway Innovation is running two free Making Innovation Happen workshops on the following dates: • Peregian Digital Hub on Wednesday, July 3 from 5.30-7.30pm. • Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs on Tuesday, July 9 from 5.30-7.30pm. Presenter Colin Graham is aiming to show small […]